Teaching Vocabulary to English Language Learners

Teaching Vocabulary to English Language Learners

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Building on Michael Graves's bestseller, The Vocabulary Book, this new resource offers a comprehensive plan for vocabulary instruction that Ka€“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 language 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.Draw an empty Venn Diagram, two overlapping circles, on the chalkboard, overhead, Smart Board, or LCD. ... Here is the basic version of this approach: a€c Put a word representing a central concept in the middle of the chalkboard or on someanbsp;...

Title:Teaching Vocabulary to English Language Learners
Author:Michael F. Graves, Diane August, Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez
Publisher:Teachers College Press - 2012-11-15


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