Scissors, Glue, and Vocabulary, Too!

Scissors, Glue, and Vocabulary, Too!

Ages 4-9 years

This Scissors, Glue activity book has 54 lessons, each with:

  • scripted student questions and directions to elicit target vocabulary words
  • a reproducible, full-page scene
  • reproducible pictures to cut out and paste onto the scene
  • enrichment activities

Students follow directions and answer questions using target vocabulary words while manipulating the pictures in a motivating art activity. At the completion of each lesson, the student has made a picture to take home for extra practice.  Family letters are provided.

The units and the lessons within them are arranged in a hierarchy of difficulty.  Each lesson targets four to twelve vocabulary words.  The units are organized by these skill areas:

  • Associations
  • Functions
  • Categories
  • Attributes
  • Comparisons
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Exclusion
  • Riddles

A theme index lets you find the lessons by topic and match your instruction to classroom activities.  Some of the themes and their lessons are:

  • Animals—land/water animals, bugs/how they move, wild animals, birds, and more
  • Food—food groups, comparing foods, and drinks
  • People—body parts, senses, emotions, construction workers, and more
  • Sounds—sound words and neighborhood sounds
  • Verbs—functions of toys, furniture, jobs, and communication; synonyms for action words
  • Work—jobs, tools, construction tools, and more
  • Miscellaneous—measurements, vehicles, universe/planets, and more

Copyright © 1999

187 pages