Vocabulary Virtuoso: Grades 2-3
This 224-page book uses lessons to teach 180 words that second and third grade students should know for reading, writing, and standardized tests. Each lesson includes a story involving elementary school students that introduces geography skills such as maps and landforms and creative writing skills such as symbols and poetry. Each lesson contains definitions, pronunciation keys, parts of speech, and alternate choices for each word made up of synonyms, idioms, and/or phrases. Students complete a variety of exercises requiring critical reading and writing skills to contextualize the words.