Ch 10: CEOE Reading Specialist: Vocabulary Development

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Brush up on your knowledge of vocabulary development by reviewing the short and engaging video lessons in this chapter. Self-assessment quizzes are available to test your comprehension as you study for the CEOE Reading Specialist assessment.

CEOE Reading Specialist: Vocabulary Development - Chapter Summary

In this chapter is a comprehensive overview of vocabulary development designed to enhance your knowledge and prepare you for questions on the CEOE Reading Specialist assessment. You can review the lessons to make sure you're able to:

  • Explain how to teach vocabulary words and discuss strategies for acquiring and using new vocabulary
  • Describe the processes associated with vocabulary acquisition and selecting words for vocabulary instruction
  • Discuss how grammar and word form impact meaning and define high frequency words
  • Share how to use reading materials to build vocabulary
  • Provide the connection between vocabulary and reading comprehension
  • Identify and describe connections between reading and writing for children
  • Detail how to use reference materials for vocabulary

Each lesson features a self-assessment quiz you can use to ensure you fully comprehend vocabulary development. If you want a broader review of the lessons, take advantage of a practice chapter exam. The lessons are entertaining to watch and are presented by subject matter experts that make studying fun. After reviewing the lessons, if you have additional questions about lesson topics, feel free to submit them to our experts.

10 Lessons in Chapter 10: CEOE Reading Specialist: Vocabulary Development
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How to Teach Vocabulary Words

1. How to Teach Vocabulary Words

Without a rich vocabulary, students have little foundation to understand what they are reading. This lesson highlights vocabulary strategies that can be used to develop student vocabulary skills in elementary, middle and high school.

Strategies for Acquiring and Using New Vocabulary

2. Strategies for Acquiring and Using New Vocabulary

In this lesson, we will discuss methods for growing our vocabulary and putting the new words into practice. We will also learn how to discover the meaning of words based on the context, the surrounding information.

Vocabulary Acquisition: Processes & Examples

3. Vocabulary Acquisition: Processes & Examples

The three steps to learning new words is shown in this video lesson. You will see examples of activities that you can do in the classroom to help you teach your students new vocabulary and learn things to avoid when teaching vocabulary.

Selecting Words for Vocabulary Instruction

4. Selecting Words for Vocabulary Instruction

When students understand and are fluent with vocabulary they have a better understanding of what they read. How can teachers focus their instruction? This lesson will show how to create vocabulary lists to enhance subject knowledge.

How Grammar & Word Form Impact Meaning

5. How Grammar & Word Form Impact Meaning

In this lesson we explore the different word forms present in an English language sentence, and how they impact the meaning of other words in the sentence to create a complete thought.

High Frequency Words: Definition & Examples

6. High Frequency Words: Definition & Examples

You don't have to be a dog to hear 'high frequency words;' in fact, we encounter them every day! In this lesson, discover what makes these words 'high-frequency,' and see some examples that you may have even used today.

Using Reading Materials to Build Vocabulary

7. Using Reading Materials to Build Vocabulary

Building vocabulary is an important and ongoing effort. In this lesson, you will learn some strategies for using reading materials to build working vocabulary.

The Connection Between Vocabulary & Reading Comprehension

8. The Connection Between Vocabulary & Reading Comprehension

Watch this video lesson to see how a student's vocabulary impacts his or her level of reading comprehension. Learn what kinds of activities you can use to help increase your student's reading comprehension through vocabulary acquisition.

Connections Between Reading & Writing for Children

9. Connections Between Reading & Writing for Children

Reading and writing are intimately connected to each other. While this may seem intuitive to many adults, this isn't always clear to children. In this lesson, we'll look at what teachers can do in the classroom to help students with both.

Using Reference Materials for Vocabulary

10. Using Reference Materials for Vocabulary

In this lesson, we will explore various reference materials that will allow you to increase your vocabulary. Common reference materials include dictionaries, glossaries, and thesauruses.

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