Vocabulary Instruction Second Edition

Author by : Edward J. Kame'enui
Language : en
Publisher by : Guilford Press
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Description : This highly regarded work brings together prominent authorities on vocabulary teaching and learning to provide a comprehensive yet concise guide to effective instruction. The book showcases practical ways to teach specific vocabulary words and word-learning strategies and create engaging, word-rich classrooms. Instructional activities and games for diverse learners are brought to life with detailed examples. Drawing on the most rigorous research available, the editors and contributors distill what PreK-8 teachers need to know and do to support all students' ongoing vocabulary growth and enjoyment of reading. New to This Edition*Reflects the latest research and instructional practices.*New section (five chapters) on pressing current issues in the field: assessment, authentic reading experiences, English language learners, uses of multimedia tools, and the vocabularies of narrative and informational texts.*Contributor panel expanded with additional leading researchers.


Vocabulary Instruction

Author by : James F. Baumann
Language : en
Publisher by : Guilford Press
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Total Read : 46
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Description : This highly practical book presents research-based approaches to building students' vocabulary and promoting a lifelong appreciation of words. Prominent researchers identify and discuss the multiple components of effective vocabulary instruction--teaching the meanings of specific words, teaching students strategies for learning new words on their own, and providing opportunities for word and language play. In every chapter, findings on the processes of successful vocabulary learning are translated into useful, effective instructional activities and techniques. Outlined are important new ideas for designing curricula and providing experiences that help students of all ages and skill levels gain access to the meanings of words that they read. Throughout, engaging classroom examples enhance the utility of this teacher-friendly resource.


Vocabulary Instruction For Academic Success

Author by : Hallie Kay Yopp
Language : en
Publisher by : Shell Education
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Description : Developed by renowned author Ellin Keene, Assessing Comprehension Thinking Strategies is an ideal tool for assessing students' reading comprehension. This book offers a unique way of assessing how students use thinking strategies to comprehend text. The book contains four reading passages for each grade level (1-8) that offer high-interest fiction and nonfiction text. Each assessment is accompanied by a rubric that allows you to document students' thinking and then score and monitor their growth. Strategies assessed include thinking aloud, using schema, inferring, asking questions, determining importance in text, setting a purpose for reading, monitoring comprehension, visualizing, synthesizing and retelling, and story structure/structural patterns. The assessments can be used in various ways to inform instruction and to assess learning. All passages, assessments, and rubrics are provided on the Teacher Resource CD and the assessments and rubrics can be customized.


Vocabulary Instruction

Author by : Edward J. Kameenui
Language : en
Publisher by : Guilford Press
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 55
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File Size : 55,7 Mb
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Description : This highly regarded work brings together prominent authorities on vocabulary teaching and learning to provide a comprehensive yet concise guide to effective instruction. The book showcases practical ways to teach specific vocabulary words and word-learning strategies and create engaging, word-rich classrooms. Instructional activities and games for diverse learners are brought to life with detailed examples. Drawing on the most rigorous research available, the editors and contributors distill what PreK-8 teachers need to know and do to support all students' ongoing vocabulary growth and enjoyment of reading. New to This Edition*Reflects the latest research and instructional practices.*New section (five chapters) on pressing current issues in the field: assessment, authentic reading experiences, English language learners, uses of multimedia tools, and the vocabularies of narrative and informational texts.*Contributor panel expanded with additional leading researchers.


Essential Readings On Vocabulary Instruction

Author by : Michael F. Graves
Language : en
Publisher by : International Reading Assoc.
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Description : This convenient resource offers 14 outstanding articles on the critical topic of vocabulary instruction, compiled and introduced by noted expert Michael F. Graves. The articles, drawn from IRA books, journals, and other sources, represent the best thinking of leaders in the field of vocabulary teaching and learning. The cornerstone of the IRA Library: Vocabulary collection, this book is ideal for use in teacher education or for group or individual professional development. The introduction gives an overview of important aspects of vocabulary learning, and the articles each supplemented with Questions for Reflection are grouped into these critical topics: -- Providing rich and varied language experiences --Teaching individual words -- Teaching word-learning strategies -- Fostering word consciousness -- Teaching English language learners -- Teaching vocabulary in content areas.


Vocabulary Instruction For Struggling Students

Author by : Patricia F. Vadasy
Language : en
Publisher by : Guilford Press
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Description : "Addressing a key skill in reading, writing, and speaking, this comprehensive book is grounded in cutting-edge research on vocabulary development. It presents evidence-based instructional approaches for at-risk students, including English language learners and those with learning difficulties. Coverage ranges from storybook reading interventions for preschoolers to direct instruction and independent word-learning strategies for older students. Guidance is provided on using word lists effectively and understanding how word features influence learning. The book also reviews available vocabulary assessment tools and describes how to implement them in a response-to-intervention framework"--Provided by publisher.


Accelerated Vocabulary Instruction

Author by : Nancy Akhavan
Language : en
Publisher by : Teaching Resources
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Total Read : 86
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Description : Provides lessons, teaching strategies, and activities that focus on conceptual vocabulary.


Bringing Words To Life

Author by : Isabel L. Beck
Language : en
Publisher by : Guilford Press
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Total Read : 17
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Description : "Exciting and engaging vocabulary instruction can set students on the path to a lifelong fascination with words. This book provides a research-based framework and practical strategies for vocabulary development with children from the earliest grades through high school. The authors emphasize instruction that offers rich information about words and their uses and enhances students' language comprehension and production. Teachers are guided in selecting words for instruction; developing student-friendly explanations of new words; creating meaningful learning activities; and getting students involved in thinking about, using, and noticing new words both within and outside the classroom. Many concrete examples, sample classroom dialogues, and exercises for teachers bring the material to life. Helpful appendices include suggestions for trade books that help children enlarge their vocabulary and/or have fun with different aspects of words"--


The Vocabulary Book

Author by : Michael F. Graves
Language : en
Publisher by : Teachers College Press
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Total Read : 75
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Description : This text presents a comprehensive plan for vocabulary instruction from kindergarten through high school— one broad enough to instruct students with small vocabularies, exceptional vocabularies, and every child in between. Written by one of the top experts in the field, this practical book presents a research-based program with plenty of classroom examples and strategies that teachers can use. The comprehensive plan includes four parts: rich and varied language experiences, teaching individual words, teaching word learning strategies, and fostering word consciousness.