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Vocabulary Development - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
Comprehending the vocabulary development process is important in learning to communicate with all types of people. For example, you wouldn't use the same words to describe something when speaking to a toddler as you would a teenager. This chapter's lessons focus on understanding how reading and vocabulary are tied together, methods for teaching vocabulary and how to build vocabulary acquisition skills.
Our videos typically last less than 10 minutes and they contain tags so you can jump to key points. You can also study the video transcripts and take multiple-choice lesson quizzes to check your progress. If you need help grasping a topic, submit a question to one of our subject-matter experts. In these lessons, you'll understand:
- How to teach others to build their vocabulary
- What the process of vocabulary acquisition is
- How reading comprehension and vocabulary are related
|Vocabulary Acquisition: Processes & Examples||Understand and see examples of the vocabulary acquisition process.|
|The Connection Between Vocabulary & Reading Comprehension||Study the relationship between reading comprehension and vocabulary.|
|Techniques for Teaching Vocabulary||Read about ways to teach vocabulary words and explain their context.|
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. Techniques for Teaching Vocabulary
One of the biggest things that teachers strive to teach from early years through college is vocabulary. This lesson focuses on ways of teaching vocabulary, especially for younger students.
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Other chapters within the Education 102: Literacy Instruction in the Elementary School course
- Learning Processes & Theories
- Instructional Approaches
- Language Acquisition in the Classroom
- Beyond Oral Language Acquisition
- How Language & Culture Interact in the Classroom
- Strategies for Teaching Reading
- Identifying & Understanding Words
- Constructing Meaning
- Writing Development
- Approaches to Literacy Instruction
- Classroom Management for Literacy Instruction
- Selecting Resources for Literacy Instruction
- Responding to Student Needs
- Collaborations Outside of School
- Evaluation & Assessments in Education