Teaching Vocabulary in All Classrooms

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Merrill/Prentice Hall, 2002 - Education - 253 pages
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Updated with new strategies, ideas, and websites, this research-based book features a wealth of ideas for developing vocabulary in all content areas. Many of the techniques explored in this book have the broader goal of enhancing the acquisition of content knowledge. The authors do an exceptional job of combining a strong research base with field-tested strategies for developing vocabulary in any K-12 classroom. Chapter topics include learning vocabulary from context, integrating vocabulary and reading strategy instruction, learning vocabulary in literature-based reading instruction, learning vocabulary in the content areas, using dictionaries and other references, assessing vocabulary knowledge, vocabulary instruction for learners with special needs, vocabulary and spelling instruction using structural analysis, and wordplay in the classroom. For elementary school teachers of reading, language arts, social studies, science, and remedial education.

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