: Vocabulary Connections provides curriculum-based lessons, content-area tie-ins, a variety of practice exercises, and writing activities, all powerful ways to build vocabulary. Keep students engaged in building vocabulary through crossword puzzles and cloze passages, and by using words in context and making analogies. Recommended for 1st to 8th grade. The curriculum includes a student textbook and teacher edition book for each grade. Publisher: Steck Vaughn School Supply.