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What it means to really know a word

Unjumble words relating to what you need to know about a word
The diagram shows the different things we need to know about a word to really know it, and to be able to use it, but the parts of the words are jumbled. Put the parts of the words into the correct order to make words which explain what we need to know when we learn a new word.

A diagram of a word jumble activity

Go to the next step to see the answers, and to learn more about what each term means. You can use this type of activity with learners. It’s a useful way to revise or recycle vocabulary. Would you like to use this activity in your class? Explain why, or why not, in the comments.

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