A Wrinkle in Time Vocabulary Activities

Instructor: Maria Airth

Maria has a Doctorate of Education and over 15 years of experience teaching psychology and math related courses at the university level.

This asset offers multiple activities to help your students practice vocabulary associated with the novel ''A Wrinkle in Time.'' Very few materials are required and the activities can be adjusted for the skill level of your students.

A Wrinkle in Time Vocabulary Activities

Learning new vocabulary can be very difficult for students, especially when that vocabulary stems from a source written many years ago with words often no longer in common use. A Wrinkle in Time is a wonderful novel that certainly fits the bill of incorporating many words that students don't come in contact with on a daily basis.

It is important to focus on vocabulary in these circumstances because the meaning of the words tells part of the story. Students cannot fully appreciate the story without understanding the vocabulary used to tell the story.

These activities are designed to familiarize your students with the vocabulary used in A Wrinkle in Time.

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Materials: one book for each group, complete list of vocabulary words

Start by dividing your class into small groups.

If your students have already read the novel start by asking the groups to write down as many vocabulary words from the book as they can remember. Define vocabulary words as any words that might be new to students.

After writing the list of words, the groups should also define these words.

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