Here is the government section of my word wall. The cards are a little larger than typical word wall cards, but I wanted there to be a focus on the meaning of the word. I also thought that a visual representation would be very useful for students. I can definitely say that my students refer to these cards all of the time.
Please excuse the HORRIBLE color of my walls. It is not by choice that they are faded mauve.
As you can see the wall is a work in progress. I add the words as I teach them.
Here is a picture of the form I use for my vocabulary notebook.Vocabulary Notebook Form