Teaching Vocabulary in All Classrooms

Teaching Vocabulary in All Classrooms

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Teaching Vocabulary in All Classrooms is an essential book for teachers - at all levels of experience and in every content area - who care about vocabulary development. This newest edition provides ample focus on the English language learner and includes a new, enriching chapter on spelling and word structure. Each chapter of the book features a knowledge rating activity and a guide to instructional strategies, as well as teaching idea files that can be used as shorthand references to critical resources and strategies. This book is an indispensable resource for all teachers who recognize the value of promoting vocabulary development as a core component of literacy instruction.show more

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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 198.1 x 246.4 x 15.2mm | 498.96g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Old Tappan, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0131198033
  • 9780131198036

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Vocabulary in the Classroom: A Theoretical and Practical Perspective *What Does the Research Tell Us About Vocabulary? *What Does It Mean to Know a Word? *What Is Effective Vocabulary Instruction? Chapter 2 Learning Vocabulary from Context *Learning from Context *Encouraging Informal Word Learning *Learning to Problem-Solve with Context *Using Contextual Methods to Present New Vocabulary Chapter 3 Integrating Vocabulary and Reading Strategy Instruction *Developing Strategic Reading *Vocabulary in Strategic Reading Instruction *Classroom Examples Chapter 4 Learning Vocabulary in Literature-Based Reading Instruction *Literature-Based Reading Instruction *Figurative Language Chapter 5 Learning Vocabulary in the Content Areas *Teaching New Meanings for Known Words *Teaching New Words for New Concepts *Teaching New Words for Known Concepts Chapter 6 Using Dictionaries and Other References *The Nature of Definitions and Defining *The Nature of Dictionaries *Understanding How to Use a Dictionary *Using Dictionaries in the Classroom *Knowing Other Resources for Word Learning Chapter 7 Assessing Vocabulary Knowledge *Assessment for Instruction *Standardized Measures of Vocabulary *Diagnosis for Special Needs Chapter 8 Vocabulary Instruction for Diversity: English Language Learners and Struggling Readers *Making Connections Through Topic Relatedness *Making Connections Through Word Relatedness *Making Connections with Imagery *Making Connections: English-Language Learners Chapter 9 Vocabulary and Spelling Instruction Using Structural Anaysis *Morphological Connections *Spelling and Morphemic Analysis *Etymology Chapter 10 Wordplay in the Classroom *Why Do WordPlay in the Classroom? *Using Books About Words *Using Riddles, Jokes, and Puns *Using Word Games *Using Art for WordPlay *Using Drama *Using Puzzles *Using Computers Appendices A School Dictionaries B Books for Expanding Vocabulary and Wordplay C Computer Programs with a Vocabulary Focus (Including Publishers' Recommended Levels) D Vocabulary/Word Games References Name Index Subject Indexshow more

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