Ch 18: Strategies & Activities for Teaching Vocabulary

About This Chapter

Use these lessons to discover a variety of different strategies and activities that can assist in teaching students new vocabulary. You'll explore how to teach new words, the use of reference materials, and ways to teach vocabulary through context.

Strategies and Activities for Teaching Vocabulary - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons in this chapter as part of your review of strategies and activities for teaching vocabulary. Find strategies you can apply in the middle school classroom, activities that assist in vocabulary development, and more. By the end of the chapter, you'll have reviewed:

  • Methods for acquiring and using new vocabulary words
  • Activities for teaching vocabulary in middle school
  • Vocabulary in context
  • Reference materials for vocabulary

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5 Lessons in Chapter 18: Strategies & Activities for Teaching Vocabulary
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Strategies for Acquiring and Using New Vocabulary

1. 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 Activities for Middle School

2. Vocabulary Activities for Middle School

In this lesson, we will discuss important elements for teaching vocabulary terms. We'll also explore various types of vocabulary activities that are appropriate for middle school students.

How to Teach Vocabulary Words

3. 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.

Teaching Vocabulary in Context

4. Teaching Vocabulary in Context

Learning vocabulary in context helps people make connections for better comprehension. We'll look at a variety of learning strategies that can help students understand and incorporate new words effectively. After the lesson, test your new knowledge with our quiz questions!

Using Reference Materials for Vocabulary

5. 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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