Stretching Students' Vocabulary: Best Practices for Building the Rich Vocabulary Students Need to Achieve in Reading, Writing, and the Content Areas (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

Stretching Students' Vocabulary: Best Practices for Building the Rich Vocabulary Students Need to Achieve in Reading, Writing, and the Content Areas (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

by Karen Bromley

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Overview

Research shows that a large vocabulary is vital for students’ success with reading comprehension, standardized tests, and communication skills. Here, Karen Bromley offers a wealth of teacher-tested activities designed to help all learners master words for all subject areas. She devotes chapters to using context, using structure, and investigating words. The result? The most complete, useful guide to teaching vocabulary available.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780545183185
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 05/01/2002
Sold by: Scholastic, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Karen Bromley is a Distinguished Teaching Professor in the School of Education at Binghamton University where she is Director of Graduate Studies and the America Reads Program, and teaches literacy courses. Her research interests include classroom practices and strategies for improving reading and writing. She was a third grade teacher and reading specialist in New York and Maryland, and has written articles for professional journals and several books for teachers on topics related to comprehension, writing, and vocabulary.

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