5,000 SAT vocabulary words and definitions from freevocabulary.com
InnovatiVocab: a Wiki at Wikispaces of vocabulary resources.
Marzano’s Six Step Vocabulary Process from Learning Unlimited.
- “24 Songs That Prematurely Expanded Our Vocabularies” from The Atlantic
- Flocabulary: The Hip-Hop Approach to SAT-Level Vocabulary Building
- The Princeton Review Vocab Minute. A one-minute audio podcast that sets vocabulary to music in a variety of genres. Lyrics can be found here.
- Vocabulary Accelerator from Defined Mind (book)
- Cobuild Dictionary. More user-friendly definitions than Merriam-Webster, and provides translations.
- Lexipedia. A graphical dictionary much like Visuwords.
- Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Online. This dictionary has ads, but it also has the most youth-friendly definitions I’ve been able to find thus far.
- Visual Dictionary Online from Merriam-Webster. 6,000 images to define words in 16 different categories.
- Visuwords is an online graphical dictionary that provides definitions, and associations to other words and concepts.
Top 10 Characteristics of Effective Vocabulary Instruction from Learning Unlimited. Infographic.
Top Tips for Word Walls from Learning Unlimited. There is a PDF download on this page with the 26 tips for building good word walls.
VocabGrabber. A website that will generate a list of vocabulary from an imported text.