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MTLE Early Childhood Education: Vocabulary - Chapter Summary
Go through these video lessons to review strategies for teaching vocabulary words to prepare for any related questions on the MTLE Early Childhood Education exam. You will also have the chance to look over:
- Ways of acquiring and using new vocabulary
- Using context, roots, and affixes to determine the meaning of words
- Examples and types of morphemes
- Strategies for teaching kids to read
- Reading intervention
- Teaching syllabication
This interactive chapter contains video lessons and self-assessment quizzes to foster the study process for the exam. As you move through each lesson, your understanding of roots, affixes and reading intervention techniques will grow. Move back through lessons with ease using the video tags, which are located in the timelines.
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.
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.
3. Vocabulary Words & Reading Comprehension: Teaching Strategies
Learning how to decipher unfamiliar words is imperative in any language arts classroom. Watch this video lesson to learn strategies for teaching vocabulary in reading passages.
4. How to Use Context to Determine the Meaning of Words
With diligence and intrepid ingenuity, you can use context to ascertain the purport of a word. In other words, in this lesson, we'll find out how to use context to figure out what words mean.
5. Understanding Words By Their Relationships
Many words in the English language have multiple meanings. To really understand a word, we have to understand the relationship between particular words. In this lesson, we will examine this through connotations, denotations, synonyms, and analogies.
6. Using Affixes and Roots to Find the Meaning of Words
In this lesson, we will learn how to understand the meaning of words by breaking them down into the parts that form them. This requires knowledge of the Greek and Latin roots, and affixes, which are parts we add to roots to make new words.
7. Morphemes: Examples, Definition & Types
The smallest recognized unit of meaning, morphemes function as the foundation of language. Explore this foundation through a full definition, discussion of types, and examples. Then, test your knowledge with a quiz.
8. Teaching Syllabication & Word Breaks
Learning how to break words up into syllables is a helpful part of spelling and decoding. This lesson gives you some ideas about how to teach syllabication and word breaks.
9. Teaching Kids to Read: Strategies
In this lesson you will be introduced to teaching ideas and strategies you can use to help teach students how to read. The lesson focuses on sight word and phonics strategies that can be applied to new and struggling readers.
10. Strategies for Assessing Reading Materials
One of the most important aspects of being an English language arts teacher is choosing suitable reading materials for your students. Watch this video lesson to learn strategies for choosing the most appropriate materials.
11. Teaching Vocabulary to ELL Students
Using a translator or carrying a translating device is not realistic when learning English as a second language. In this lesson, you'll learn how to strategically teach vocabulary to English language learners.
12. Reading Intervention: Programs, Strategies and Activities
This lesson highlights programs, strategies and activities that can be used for students with reading difficulties. A short quiz follows to test your knowledge on these reading intervention techniques.
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Other chapters within the MTLE Early Childhood Education: Practice & Study Guide course
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Language & Literacy
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Phonics & Fluency
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Print Awareness
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Reading Comprehension
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Text Analysis
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Writing Conventions
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Assessments
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Instructional Strategies
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Mathematical Concepts
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Teaching Mathematics
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Cognitive Development
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Social Development
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Physical Development
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Creative Development
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Teaching Science
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Physical Science
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Life Science
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Earth & Space Science
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Social Studies
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Geography
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Civics
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Arts Education
- MTLE Early Childhood Education: Health & Physical Education
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