Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement: Research on What Works in Schools

Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement: Research on What Works in Schools

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by Robert J. Marzano
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0871209721

ISBN-13: 9780871209726

Pub. Date: 01/28/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Discover how a carefully structured combination of two approaches--sustained silent reading and instruction in subject-specific vocabulary--can help rescue low achievers and boost the academic performance of all students.

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Discover how a carefully structured combination of two approaches--sustained silent reading and instruction in subject-specific vocabulary--can help rescue low achievers and boost the academic performance of all students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780871209726
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Pages:
219
Sales rank:
219,035
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.47(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

1. The Importance of Background Knowledge
2. Six Principles for Building an Indirect Approach
3. Tapping the Power of Wide Reading and Language Experience
4. Building Academic Background Knowledge Through Direct Vocabulary Instruction
5. Six Steps to Effective Vocabulary Instruction
6. Defining an Academic Vocabulary
7. Setting Up a Schoolwide or Districtwide Program
Technical Notes

Vocabulary
Mathematics Terms
Science Terms
English Language Arts Terms
History
General History Terms
U.S. History Terms
World History Terms

Geography Terms
Civics Terms
Economics Terms
Health Terms
Physical Education Terms
The Arts
Arts General Terms
Dance Terms
Music Terms
Theater Terms
Visual Arts Terms

Technology Terms

References
Index
About the Author

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