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Strategies for Vocabulary Instruction - Chapter Summary
This chapter pays special attention to the teaching of vocabulary, with lessons on methods you can employ in the classroom as well as the importance of vocabulary to reading comprehension. You can use this chapter to shore up your foundational grasp of the subject while also exploring more specific topics within this area of instruction. Topics covered will help you to do the following:
- Use context when teaching vocabulary
- Understand guidelines for teaching vocabulary based on research
- Describe the tiered instruction of vocabulary
- Model teaching vocabulary in ELL classrooms
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1. 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!
2. 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.
3. Research-Based Guidelines for Teaching Vocabulary
In this lesson, you'll learn some best practices for teaching vocabulary words to students. We'll work to understand the insights of researchers who have spent decades discovering what works best.
4. Tiered Vocabulary Instruction
Informational text and higher-level literature is being utilized more and more in our classrooms, along with a deeper need for vocabulary development across the disciplines. This lesson will define Tiered Vocabulary Instruction, differentiate between the three tiers and provide examples of each.
5. 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.
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