Teaching Vocabulary to English Language Learners

Teaching Vocabulary to English Language Learners

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Building on Michael Graves's bestseller, The Vocabulary Book, this new resource offers a comprehensive plan for vocabulary instruction that Ka€“12 teachers can use with English language learners. It is broad enough to include instruction for students who are just beginning to build their English vocabularies, as well as for students whose English vocabularies are approaching those of native speakers. The authors describe a four-pronged program that follows these key components: providing rich and varied language experiences; teaching individual words; teaching word learning strategies; and fostering word consciousness. This user-friendly book integrates up-to-date research on best practices into each chapter and includes vignettes, classroom activities, sample lessons, a list of children's literature, and more.In E. B. Kamea#39;enui aamp; J. F. Baumann (Eds.), Vocabulary instruction: Research to practice (2nd ed., pp. 95a€“115). ... Fostering the development of reading skill through supplemental instruction: Results for Hispanic and nonHispanic students .

Title:Teaching Vocabulary to English Language Learners
Author:Michael F. Graves, Diane August, Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez
Publisher:Teachers College Press - 2012-11-15


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