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.
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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 198.1 x 246.4 x 15.2mm | 498.96g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0131198033
  • 9780131198036

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Vocabulary in the Classroom: A Theoretical and Practical PerspectiveWhat 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 ContextLearning from Context Encouraging Informal Word Learning Learning to Problem-Solve with Context Using Contextual Methods to Present New VocabularyChapter 3 Integrating Vocabulary and Reading Strategy InstructionDeveloping Strategic Reading Vocabulary in Strategic Reading Instruction Classroom ExamplesChapter 4 Learning Vocabulary in Literature-Based Reading InstructionLiterature-Based Reading Instruction Figurative LanguageChapter 5 Learning Vocabulary in the Content AreasTeaching New Meanings for Known Words Teaching New Words for New Concepts Teaching New Words for Known ConceptsChapter 6 Using Dictionaries and Other ReferencesThe 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 LearningChapter 7 Assessing Vocabulary KnowledgeAssessment for Instruction Standardized Measures of Vocabulary Diagnosis for Special NeedsChapter 8 Vocabulary Instruction for Diversity: English Language Learners and Struggling ReadersMaking Connections Through Topic Relatedness Making Connections Through Word Relatedness Making Connections with Imagery Making Connections: English-Language LearnersChapter 9 Vocabulary and Spelling Instruction Using Structural AnaysisMorphological Connections Spelling and Morphemic Analysis EtymologyChapter 10 Wordplay in the ClassroomWhy 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 ComputersAppendicesA School DictionariesB Books for Expanding Vocabulary and WordplayC Computer Programs with a Vocabulary Focus (Including Publishers' Recommended Levels)D Vocabulary/Word GamesReferencesName IndexSubject Index
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