Building College Vocabulary Strategies

Overview

Basic College Vocabulary approaches vocabulary development with a unique and proven systematic strategy called SSCD? See and Say the word, use Structural analysis, apply Contex t clues, and incorporate Dictionary knowledge.

  • A systematic vocabulary development strategy?Uses SSCD: See and Say, Structural analysis, Context clues, and Dictionary knowledge to help students acquire new vocabulary.
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Overview

Basic College Vocabulary approaches vocabulary development with a unique and proven systematic strategy called SSCD– See and Say the word, use Structural analysis, apply Contex t clues, and incorporate Dictionary knowledge.

  • A systematic vocabulary development strategy–Uses SSCD: See and Say, Structural analysis, Context clues, and Dictionary knowledge to help students acquire new vocabulary.
  • By providing dictionary definitions of each unfamiliar word, reading is not interrupted and greater comprehension is attained.
  • Seven Steps to Improving Memory– based on John Langons’s “Seven Steps to a Powerful Memory” from Reading and Study Skills. These tips provide valuable strategies to help improve retention of material.
  • Gives students additional tools to improve memory and learning.
  • Memory Tips & Learning Strategies- Each chapter includes a "Memory Tips" and "Learning Strategies" which assist students in learning new vocabulary and can be applied to a variety of learning situations.
  • Comprehensive pedagogy– Each chapter contains “Words to Learn,” “Power Words,” “Chapter Review,” and “Puzzle Fun.”
  • These activities enhance a student's learning by providing interesting and compelling practice and review.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321844255
  • Publisher: Longman
  • Publication date: 2/1/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 168
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

PREFACE

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

CHAPTER ONE: MEMORY AND LEARNING 1

Part A: Memory—Don’t Leave Home Without It

The Memory Process

Research Findings About Memory

Part B: Multiple Learning Strategies for Vocabulary and Beyond

Our Final Thought!

Androgogy Versus Pedagogy

How to Use This Information

CHAPTER TWO: LEARNING WORDS: A STRATEGY FOR SURVIVAL

Memory Tip Intend to Remember

Learning Strategy SSCD

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer 1

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Extend Your Learning

Expanded Word Forms

Puzzle Fun

CHAPTER THREE: USING WORDS PROPERLY—RIGHT TIME, RIGHT PLACE

Memory Tip Organize the Material

Learning Strategy Context Clues Part I

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Extend Your Learning

Expanded Word Forms

Puzzle Fun

CHAPTER FOUR: WORDS: AN ACCESSORY FOR LEARNING

Memory Tip Test/Retest

Learning Strategy Context Clues Part II

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Extend Your Learning

Expanded Word Forms

Puzzle Fun

CHAPTER FIVE: HEADED IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

Memory Tip Overlearn the Material

Learning Strategy Primary Rehearsal Strategies: Tri-Fold

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Extend Your Learning

Expanded Word Forms

Puzzle Fun

CHAPTER SIX: CONSTANT REVIEW: AN EFFECTIVE STRATEGY

Memory Tip Space Your Learning

Learning Strategy Metacognition

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Extend Your Learning

Puzzle Fun

CHAPTER SEVEN: REMEMBERING NEW WORDS

Memory Tip Memory Techniques: Mnemonics, Association, and Visualization

Learning Strategy Secondary Rehearsal Strategies (SRS)

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercise

Chapter Review

Extend Your Learning

Expanded Word Forms

Puzzle Fun

CHAPTER EIGHT: NO UNLEARNING ALLOWED! USE IT OR LOSE IT!

Memory Tip Study Before Bed

Learning Strategy Frequency of Forgetting

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Extend Your Learning

Expanded Word Forms

Puzzle Fun

CHAPTER NINE: PREPARATION: THE KEY TO SUCCESS

Memory Tip Memory Games 1

Learning Strategy Recitation–Restating in Your Own Words from Memory

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Extend Your Learning

Expanded Word Forms

Puzzle Fun

CHAPTER TEN: WORDS: THE BEGINNING, NOT THE END

Memory Tip Using Multiple Senses to Aid Memory

Learning Strategy Your Learning Environment

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Extend Your Learning

Expanded Word Forms

Puzzle Fun

CHAPTER ELEVEN: DEDICATION TO LEARNING NEW VOCABULARY

Memory Tip Seeing the Big Picture – How Does Everything Fit Together?

Learning Strategy Using the Internet as a Resource

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Extend Your Learning

Expanded Word Forms

Puzzle Fun

APPENDIX A: ANSWERS TO MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS

APPENDIX B: WORD LIST WITH CHAPTER NUMBERS

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