In small groups, one of the skills we work on each day is vocabulary words and "interesting words." With one of my groups, a student mentioned wanting to add acquire to our list. We defined the word, found it in context and reviewed the meaning of previously added words.
One of my students turned to me and said "Ms. Vice, I think you've acquired a lot of scarves. You have a new one each day. I also noticed that most of them are polka dotted."
At least they're owning the vocabulary!