Accelerated Vocabulary Instruction: Strategies for Closing the Achievement Gap for All Students (PagePerfect NOOK Book) [NOOK Book]

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A comprehensive guide to developing a rich vocabulary that helps children access and understand the core curriculum. Within powerful units that focus on conceptual vocabulary and span the school year, the author provides strategies, graphic organizers, ready-to-use overhead transparencies, individual record sheets, and clear explanations of the current research that shows why good instruction is central to students' word acquisition and future success.
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Accelerated Vocabulary Instruction: Strategies for Closing the Achievement Gap for All Students (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

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Overview

A comprehensive guide to developing a rich vocabulary that helps children access and understand the core curriculum. Within powerful units that focus on conceptual vocabulary and span the school year, the author provides strategies, graphic organizers, ready-to-use overhead transparencies, individual record sheets, and clear explanations of the current research that shows why good instruction is central to students' word acquisition and future success.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780545194044
  • Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/1/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 57 MB
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Meet the Author

Nancy Akhavan will be Assistant Professor in the department of Educational Research and Administration at California State University, Fresno beginning August 2012. Currently she is Assistant Superintendent of School Leadership for Middle Schools in Fresno Unified School District, a large urban district in California's Central Valley. She has worked as a district staff developer, principal, elementary school bilingual teacher, bilingual resource teacher, and professional development coordinator for over twenty years. Ms. Akhavan is passionate about providing a high quality education for all children through authentic, purposeful instruction. In addition to her work as an educator, she has written a number of professional books, including The Title 1 Teacher's Guide to Teaching Reading, The Content-Rich Reading and Writing Workshop, How to Align Literacy Instruction, Assessment, and Standards, and Accelerated Vocabulary Instruction.
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