Teaching Vocabulary in All Classrooms / Edition 4

Teaching Vocabulary in All Classrooms / Edition 4

by Camille Blachowicz, Peter J. Fisher
     
 

ISBN-10: 0135001897

ISBN-13: 9780135001899

Pub. Date: 03/10/2009

Publisher: Pearson

This book is written for preservice and inservice teachers of all grade levels and in all content areas who recognize the importance of vocabulary development but aren't sure what to do about it in the classroom. Literacy experts Camille Blachowicz and Peter Fisher wrote this book for teachers who have a sense of direction but who want some new,

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This book is written for preservice and inservice teachers of all grade levels and in all content areas who recognize the importance of vocabulary development but aren't sure what to do about it in the classroom. Literacy experts Camille Blachowicz and Peter Fisher wrote this book for teachers who have a sense of direction but who want some new, classroom-tested strategies to renew their curriculum. This new edition includes a wealth of new material. It expands its treatment of independent, metacognitive strategies for learning vocabulary, such as using contextual cues and references.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135001899
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/10/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Vocabulary in the Classroom: A Theoretical and Practical Perspective 1

Ch. 2 Learning Vocabulary from Context 19

Ch. 3 Integrating Vocabulary and Reading Strategy Instruction 46

Ch. 4 Learning Vocabulary in Literature-Based Reading Instruction 67

Ch. 5 Learning Vocabulary in the Content Areas 93

Ch. 6 Vocabulary and Spelling Instruction Using Structural Analysis 121

Ch. 7 Assessing Vocabulary Knowledge 137

Ch. 8 Vocabulary Instruction for Diversity: English Language Learners and Struggling Readers 166

Ch. 9 Using Dictionaries and Other References 188

Ch. 10 Wordplay in the Classroom 213

App. A School Dictionaries and Thesauruses 233

App. B Books for Expanding Vocabulary and Wordplay 234

App. C Computer Programs with a Vocabulary Focus (Including Publishers' Recommended Levels) 235

App. D Vocabulary/Word Games 236

References 237

Name Index 245

Subject Index 247

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