Bringing Words to Life: Robust Vocabulary Instruction (Hardcover)

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    Hundreds of thousands of teachers have used this highly practical guide to help K-12 students enlarge their vocabulary and get involved in noticing, understanding, and using new words. Grounded in research, the book explains how to select words ...

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    Isabel L. Beck, PhD, is Professor Emerita of Education in the School of Education and Senior Scientist at the Learning Research and Development Center, both at the University of Pittsburgh.

    Margaret G. McKeown, PhD, is Clinical Professor of Education in the School of Education and Senior Scientist at the Learning Research and Development Center at the University of Pittsburgh.

    Linda Kucan, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Instruction and Learning at the University of Pittsburgh School of Education.
    Hundreds of thousands of teachers have used this highly practical guide to help K-12 students enlarge their vocabulary and get involved in noticing, understanding, and using new words. Grounded in research, the book explains how to select words for instruction, introduce their meanings, and create engaging learning activities that promote both word knowledge and reading comprehension. The authors are trusted experts who draw on extensive experience in diverse classrooms and schools. Sample lessons and vignettes, children's literature suggestions, end-of-chapter summaries, and "Your Turn" learning activities enhance the book's utility as a classroom resource, professional development tool, or course text.

    New to This Edition
    *Reflects over a decade of advances in research-based vocabulary instruction.
    *Chapters on vocabulary and writing; assessment; and differentiating instruction for struggling readers and English language learners, including coverage of response to intervention (RTI).
    *Expanded discussions of content-area vocabulary and multiple-meaning words.
    *Many additional examples showing what robust instruction looks like in action.
    *Appendix with a useful menu of instructional activities.

    See also the authors' Creating Robust Vocabulary: Frequently Asked Questions and Extended Examples, which includes specific instructional sequences for different grade ranges, as well as Making Sense of Phonics, Second Edition: The Hows and Whys, by Isabel L. Beck and Mark E. Beck, an invaluable resource for K-3.

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    ISBN 9781462508242
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 210
    Publisher Date 2013-03-13 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Guilford Pubn
    Copyright Year 2013
    Height 9.5 in
    Wdth 6.25 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.96 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Robust Vocabulary Instruction
    Edition Number 2
    Audience College/higher education
    Authors Beck, Isabel L.

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