Description : This resource is designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, helping students prepare themselves for life beyond school. Students will gain regular practice through these quick activities. Perfect for additional practice in the classroom or at h
Description : The text is designed to help students in grades 10-12 develop a basic vocabulary necessary for the mastery of college textbooks and common reading material. It is carefully structured, and explores a variety of techniques for classroom or independent acquisition of vocabulary. Each chapter provides extensive practice with review words, new words and advanced words. Levels I & II are organized to be used individually, sequentially, or simultaneously. KEY TOPICS: interesting stories and sentences using newly- learned words in context; matching words with synonyms, antonyms, definitions, and etymologies; analogies; crossword puzzles; open-ended sentences for students to complete with new vocabulary; acrostics. Appropriate as a main text for vocabulary courses or as a supplementary text for English composition and reading classes.
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.
Description : If you approach tests with trepidation because you are concerned about your proficiency with abstruse words, this book will help you master vocabulary words with celerity, brandish them impressively, and achieve a quantum increase in your score. Vocabulary Puzzles helps you learn more than 300 key vocabulary words to help you score higher on the SAT, ACT, GRE, LSAT, or other standardized tests. It incorporates a variety of vocabulary-acquisition tools, including crossword puzzles, matching-column exercises, and sample sentence fill-ins. There are even flashcards for all the words so you can review them anytime, anywhere. Based on proven strategies that facilitate learning, this book goes beyond rote memorization for test-taking to help you build a more sophisticated, permanent, and useful vocabulary that will enable you to do well in college, in business, and in life. The goal is to help you own words so you can use them comfortably and confidently. Vocabulary Puzzles includes: * 15 crossword puzzles with solutions * Sample sentence exercises for practice using the words in context * Matching-column exercises to help you test yourself and solidify your understanding * Flashcards and a guide to using them effectively for review
Author by : Timothy Rasinski, Nancy Padak, Rick M. Newton, and Evangeline Newton
Language : en
Publisher by : Teacher Created Materials
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 89
Total Download : 310
File Size : 51,6 Mb
Description : Building Vocabulary from Word Roots helps students unlock the meaning of over 60% of the words they encounter in the classroom and beyond with a systematic approach to teaching vocabulary using Greek and Latin prefixes, bases, and suffixes. Students are introduced to one new root per lesson and this full-color Student Guided Practice Book is filled with daily activities to ensure that they learn the root and the many English words it generates.
Description : In this third book in the series, Building Your Vocabulary Skills Yea rs 5-6, subjects such as place names, geography, weather, occupati ons, useful verbs and adjectives are covered. In the activities, children can practise a range of vocabulary skills, such as: matching words to definitions recognising synonyms and antony ms understanding idioms (non-literal sayings) expandin g their knowledge of verbs, adjectives and other parts of speech recognising homophones (words that sound the same but are spelt differ ently) As with all books in the Excel Basic Skill s series, the Building Your Vocabulary Skills books are designed to help your child at home, which will in turn improve their confidence in read ing, writing, spelling and comprehension exercises at school.
Description : This resource is robust and relevant, helping students prepare for life beyond school. Students will gain regular practice through these quick activities. Perfect for additional practice in the classroom or at home! Perfect practice makes perfect!