March 23, 2022

Core Vocabulary: Word Zones

The core vocabulary consists of 5,586 words. core vocabulary can be grouped into five word zones of frequency. The word zones for the 4,000 most-frequent word families can be found here

   

May 24, 2020

Core Vocabulary Word Maps

A word map is a graphic organizer that supports connections among vocabulary and ideas. TextProject provides Word Maps for the Core Vocabulary-the most important words in written English. Three types of words maps are available for the core vocabulary: synonyms, morphology, and multiple meaning of words.

   

October 20, 2014

S4: Super Synonym Sets for Stories

S4 is a series of 20 flexible vocabulary development lessons each focusing on a narrative concept and brainstorming other words that describe the concept.

   

February 4, 2014

Content Area Word Pictures

The Content-Area Word Pictures depict imageable concepts that are essential to specific content areas.

   

February 11, 2013

Core Vocabulary Word Pictures

The core vocabulary consists of the 4,000 simple word families which account for 90% of the words in written English.  Function words (e.g., the, of) and general academic words (e.g., compare, relate) are prominent in the core vocabulary but there are also many concept words which can be pictured. 

   

January 29, 2013

Academic Word List

A list of 343 words that appear on both AWL list developed by Coxhead (2000) and the 4,000 Simple Word Families.

Download: Academic-word-list   

December 28, 2010

E4: Exceptional Expressions for Everyday Events

E4 is a series of 32 flexible vocabulary development lessons each focusing on an everyday concept and brainstorming other words that describe the concept.