What Really Matters in Vocabulary: Research-Based Practices Across the Curriculum / Edition 1

What Really Matters in Vocabulary: Research-Based Practices Across the Curriculum / Edition 1

by Patricia M. Cunningham
     
 

Pat Cunningham’s What Really Matters in Vocabulary, 2/e will help teachers increase the number of words students know meanings for–as well as the depth of meanings for those words–as a day-in, day-out, across-the-school-day priority. In it, teachers see how to make vocabulary come to life in the classroom and across the curriculum while

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Pat Cunningham’s What Really Matters in Vocabulary, 2/e will help teachers increase the number of words students know meanings for–as well as the depth of meanings for those words–as a day-in, day-out, across-the-school-day priority. In it, teachers see how to make vocabulary come to life in the classroom and across the curriculum while discovering that what really matters is building bigger vocabularies to make all students better readers, including non-native English speakers and children who live in economic poverty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205570416
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
04/25/2008
Series:
What Really Matters Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Patricia M. Cunningham is the author of Beyond Retelling, Classrooms That Work, Schools That Work, Phonics They Use, and the Making Words Series. She is a professor of education at Wake Forest University with over 30 years of experience in various elementary grades as well as in remedial reading. Pat promotes literacy for all children through her workshops and staff development sessions with educators.

Table of Contents

Preface

The What Really Matters Series

  1. Why Vocabulary Matters
  2. Reading is What Matters Most
  3. Tell Your Students to Talk
  4. Writing Builds Expressive Vocabulary
  5. Teaching Vocabulary Independence
  6. Morpheme Magic
  7. Building Vocabulary While You Teach Reading
  8. Building Vocabulary While You Teach Math
  9. Building Vocabulary While You Teach Science
  10. Building Vocabulary While You Teach Social Studies
  11. Building Vocabulary While You Teach Art, Music and P. E.
  12. Word Wonder

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