Techniques for Teaching Vocabulary


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Which of these yields the best results with younger students?

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1. Which of these helps students learn vocabulary from reading?

2. Which of these is NOT a method recommended for teaching vocabulary?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete this quiz and worksheet to ensure your understanding of effective methods for teaching vocabulary, including use of a word wall and other techniques for vocabulary retention.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This short practice test will assess your knowledge of the following:

  • Teaching methods that work best for younger students
  • How to help students grasp vocabulary from reading
  • Methods to avoid when teaching vocabulary
  • Techniques for using word walls
  • Effective strategies for increasing vocabulary retention

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about methods to increase vocabulary retention in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about teaching younger students
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding ineffective methods for teaching vocabulary

Additional Learning

For more about this topic, review the related lesson titled Techniques for Teaching Vocabulary. This lesson covers the following:

  • Building vocabularies in and out of the classroom
  • Formal study
  • Vocabulary habits
  • Use of context clues
  • Awarding extra credit