Ch 10: Language Knowledge & Vocabulary

About This Chapter

Watch these engaging video lessons to learn vocabulary and language acquisition strategies for early childhood students. The chapter identifies instructional processes that help students learn and find the meaning of new words.

Language Knowledge & Vocabulary - Chapter Summary

This collection of video lessons explores various methods that teachers can use to help early childhood students learn and remember new vocabulary words. You'll review how reading comprehension is improved by vocabulary knowledge, and go over important instructional methods that are needed to effectively teach young children new vocabulary words. Our expert instructors outline vocabulary acquisition strategies and processes. After completing these lessons, you should be able to:

  • Identify techniques for acquiring and using new vocabulary words
  • Recognize the impact of vocabulary on reading comprehension
  • Identify word meaning through context
  • Use relationships between words to determine their meaning
  • Apply appropriate strategies for vocabulary assessment

This chapter contains several simple and engaging video lessons that make the learning process convenient and efficient. Each lesson highlights key definitions and objectives that are supported with memorable illustrative examples. Self-assessment quizzes are included to help you check your understanding of the material as you progress through the chapter. You can also quickly find the information you need to review by using an easy-to-navigate dashboard and video timestamps.

Chapter Practice Exam
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