Up to date with new strategies, ideas, and internet sites, this research-based book includes a wealth of ideas for developing vocabulary in all content areas. A few of the techniques explored on this book have the wider goal of enhancing the acquisition of content knowledge. The authors do an outstanding 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 within the content areas, the usage of dictionaries and other references, assessing vocabulary knowledge, vocabulary instruction for learners with special needs, vocabulary and spelling instruction the usage of structural analysis, and wordplay in the school room. For elementary school teachers of reading, language arts, social studies, science, and remedial education.
Teaching Vocabulary in All Classrooms (2nd Edition)