Easy Mini-Lessons for Building Vocabulary: Practical Strategies That Boost Word Knowledge and Reading Comprehension (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

Easy Mini-Lessons for Building Vocabulary: Practical Strategies That Boost Word Knowledge and Reading Comprehension (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

by Laura Robb

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Overview

There's not a more potent medicine for correcting reading problems and boosting test scores than effective vocabulary-building. This book shows you how to dynamically teach vocabulary before, during, and after reading—in every subject area. Easy mini-lessons on tackling key concept words, roots, prefixes, and suffixes, using context clues, and more. Lots of fun word games, including idiom sleuthing, word history maps, vocabulary quilting, synonym sentences, homophone hunts, and more. A handy Appendix provides key roots and origins, eponyms, and portmanteau words kids will be captivated by!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780545408318
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 04/01/1999
Sold by: Scholastic, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Laura Robb is a Literacy Coach at Powhatan School in Boyce, Virginia where she coaches teachers in grades K to 8. She also teaches students all year in public schools in and around Winchester. Laura is a sought-after speaker for conferences and is in constant demand for professional development workshops throughout the country. Most notably, she is a veteran educator with over 43 years of teaching experience to her credit. Laura takes a thoughtful approach in weaving classroom strategies with research-based practices into her books with Scholastic. She is on the Editorial Board for Language Arts magazine and recently completed her three-year term on the National Council of Teachers of English Commission on Reading.

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