50 Strategies for Improving Vocabulary, Comprehension and Fluency

50 Strategies for Improving Vocabulary, Comprehension and Fluency

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50 Strategies for Improving Vocabulary, Comprehension, and Fluency offers a practical approach of step-by-step instructional procedures for developing key literacy skills. Each strategy is supported by an authentic classroom example. An additional example of each strategy is provided on the free CD-ROM that accompanies the book. These teaching examples clearly identify how to implement the strategy and adapt its use to fit the needs of learners in a primary/elementary and a middle school/secondary classroom. Margin features titled Focus on English Language Learners explain how to create learning tools to make the strategy fit the needs of English language learners. This '50 Strategies' book also offers: Classroom-based examples and strategies--Explains each strategy through step-by-step instructions. Teachers acquire the knowledge to teach necessary strategies. Strategies are grouped according to approach. Realistic application--Offers a variety of strategic approaches that can be incorporated into existing vocabulary development and reading comprehension programs.After they have read the passage, the teacher leads them through a think-aloud process in which they analyze the words and talk through identifying the root word and its meaning. They then add the prefix and discuss how the word meaninganbsp;...

Title:50 Strategies for Improving Vocabulary, Comprehension and Fluency
Author:Adrienne L. Herrell, Michael Jordan
Publisher:Prentice Hall - 2005-04


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