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|Bringing Words to Life||Isabel L. Beck, Margaret G. McKeown, and Linda Kucan||This book succinctly addresses the challenges of teaching and developing vocabulary, providing research-based, clearly spelled-out strategies and many, many rich examples.|
|Building Academic Vocabulary||Robert J. Marzano and Debra J. Pickering||The authors give teachers a practical way to help students master academic vocabulary. (2 copies)|
|Teaching Vocabulary in All Classrooms||Camille Blachowicz and Peter Fisher||Research and practice emphasize that attention to learning vocabulary is an important part of all content learning as well as a significant part of any literacy program. Therefore, many of the techniques for teaching vocabulary that are explored in thie book have the broader goal of enhancing the acquisition of content knowledge. Also explored are independent means of learning vocabulary, such as using metacognitive contextual clues. New features of this edition include greater attention to the ESL student and an added chapter on spelling and word structure.|
|Word Wise, Content Rich: Five Essential Steps to Teaching Academic Vocabulary||Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey||The book offers a five-part framework for teaching vocabulary that's tailored to the needs of adolescent learners yet mindful of the demands on content-area teachers. Grounded in current research, this framework gives students the multiple encounters necessary to lock in the meaning of new words forever.|
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