The vocabulary-enriched classroom : practices for improving the reading performance of all students in grades 3 and up /

A student's ability to read depends largely on the size and quality of his or her vocabulary. However, despite that fact, vocabulary instruction has not evolved to the same degree as instruction in word recognition, comprehension, and other areas of literacy. This book will change that. Contain...

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Main Author: Block, Cathy Collins.
Other Authors: Mangieri, John N.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Scholastic Inc., c2006.
Series:Theory and practice
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Summary:A student's ability to read depends largely on the size and quality of his or her vocabulary. However, despite that fact, vocabulary instruction has not evolved to the same degree as instruction in word recognition, comprehension, and other areas of literacy. This book will change that. Containing selections by top names in reading research - Linda Gambrell, Jerry Johns, Timothy Rasinski , to name a few - it offers cutting-edge word-learning strategies for all students, including struggling, gifted, and English-language learners. For use with Grades 3 and up.
Physical Description:224 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references ( p. 214-221) and index.
ISBN:0439730937 (pbk.)
9780439730938 (pbk.)