• These are the 12 powerful words that increase test scores and help close the achievement gap.

    What can parents do at home to help students learn and retain these words?
    -Lunch box words: leave notes in your child's lunch using one of the words
    -Dinner discussions
    -Games and songs
    -Article hunt: look for these words in books, magazines, etc
    -TV-Video hunt: listen for these words used on your favorite tv show or video
    -Crossword puzzles
12 Powerful Words