What is a Word Wall? A Word Wall is a collection of words posted on an interactive wall that can be used to teach vocabulary and concepts. The Wee Speech Word Wall is updated monthly and has printable books, activities and coloring pages related to the vocabulary. Check out our Wall in the clinic waiting room. Have fun with words!
This Months Words
Deception: An untrue statement, act of lying or tricking someone.
The police use a lie detector (polygraph) to identify deception.
Removing all the clothes from someone’s closet and hiding them is a stunt that is funny on April Fools day.
Hoax: Something intended to deceive or defraud.
The phrase, “You’ll never get to work on time, ha, ha” was put on a construction sign as a funny hoax.
Pollution: The introduction of harmful substances or products into the environment.
The foul smell from the factory’s sewage was creating pollution in the air.
Ozone: A form of oxygen, with an odd odor suggesting that of weak chlorine, produced when an electric spark or ultraviolet light is passed through air or oxygen. In the upper atmosphere, it absorbs ultraviolet rays, preventing them from reaching the earth’s surface.
The ozone layer has been torn apart and the polar ice caps are melting.
Conserve: To prevent decay or loss, to use or manage wisely, preserve or save.
There is important research being carried out to conserve and protect island habitats around the world.
One way to save money is to reduce the amount of electricity and energy that we use.
Reuse: The term for using something more than once.
Paper is one of the many items we can reuse.
Recycle: To treat or process (used or waste materials) in order to make suitable for reuse.
We recycle paper to save trees.
Responsibility: Having an obligation to do something as part of a job or role, also being the primary cause of something and so able to be blamed or credited for it.
This Months Printable Activities
Coloring pages: April Coloring
Literacy Activities: April
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