Teaching Vocabulary to English Language Learners

Teaching Vocabulary to English Language Learners

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Teaching Vocabulary to English Language Learners by Michael F. Graves, Diane August, Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez

Building on Michael Graves's bestseller, The Vocabulary Book, this new resource offers a comprehensive plan for vocabulary instruction that K-12 teachers can use with English language learners. It is broad enough to include instruction for students who are just beginning to build their English vocabularies, as well as for students whose English vocabularies are approaching those of native speakers. The authors describe a four-pronged program that follows these key components: providing rich and varied Ian-guage experiences; teaching individual words; teaching word learning strategies; and fostering word consciousness. This user-friendly book integrates up-to-date research on best practices into each chapter and includes vignettes, classroom activities, sample lessons, a list of children's literature, and more.

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ISBN-13: 9780807753750
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Publication date: 11/16/2012
Series: Language and Literacy Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 1,239,210
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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