Nourishing Vocabulary

Author: Shira Lubliner
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452293694
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Focuses on supporting students' academic development with targeted vocabulary instruction and provides strategies for vocabulary acquisition, read-alouds, independent reading, and decoding unknown words.

Vocabulary Instruction Second Edition

Author: Edward J. Kame'enui
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1462504000
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This highly regarded work brings together prominent authorities on vocabulary teaching and learning to provide a comprehensive yet concise guide to effective instruction. The book showcases practical ways to teach specific vocabulary words and word-learning strategies and create engaging, word-rich classrooms. Instructional activities and games for diverse learners are brought to life with detailed examples. Drawing on the most rigorous research available, the editors and contributors distill what PreK-8 teachers need to know and do to support all students' ongoing vocabulary growth and enjoyment of reading. New to This Edition*Reflects the latest research and instructional practices.*New section (five chapters) on pressing current issues in the field: assessment, authentic reading experiences, English language learners, uses of multimedia tools, and the vocabularies of narrative and informational texts.*Contributor panel expanded with additional leading researchers.

Academic Vocabulary in Middle and High School

Author: Donna Ogle
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462522610
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In order to succeed in school and beyond, students in grades 6-12 need to understand and use both academic language and discipline-specific vocabulary. This book describes effective practices for integrating vocabulary study with instruction in English language arts, history/social studies, and math and science, and for helping students become independent, motivated word learners. The expert authors present a wealth of specific teaching strategies, illustrated with classroom vignettes and student work samples. Connections to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are highlighted throughout; an extensive annotated list of print and electronic resources enhances the book's utility.

Fiske WordPower

Author: Edward B Fiske
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402233671
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The Exclusive System to Learn-Not Just Memorize-Essential Words A powerful vocabulary opens a world of opportunity. Building your word power will help you write more effectively, communicate clearly, score higher on standardized tests like the SAT, ACT, or GRE, and be more confident and persuasive in everything you do. But in order to truly increase your vocabulary, you need a system that works. With most guides, you end up only memorizing the new words for a short time, often not even long enough to use them in tests. Fiske WordPower is different. Using the exclusive Fiske system, you will not just memorize words, but truly learn their meanings and how to use them correctly. This knowledge will stay with you longer and be easier to recall-and it doesn't take any longer than less-effective memorization. How does it work? This book uses a simple three-part system: 1. Patterns: Words aren't arranged randomly or alphabetically, but in similar groups that make words easier to remember over time. 2. Deeper Meanings, More Examples: Full explanations-not just brief definitions-of what the words mean, plus multiple examples of the words in sentences. 3. Quick Quizzes: Frequent short quizzes help you test how much you've learned, while helping your brain internalize their meanings. Fiske WordPower is the most effective system for building a vocabulary that gets you clear and successful results.

Vocabulary in the Elementary and Middle School

Author: Dale D. Johnson
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205298624
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"Vocabulary in the Elementary and Middle Schools is written with clear descriptions, passion for the subject matter, and appreciation for the role of classroom teachers. Pre-service and in-service teachers will find this book to be an invaluable resource because numerous explanations, examples, and classroom applications illustrate how to stimulate and expand vocabulary and language learning. Each of the nine chapters focuses on different aspects of the study of words and offers research-based analysis as well as the author's thoughts about vocabulary and language."--Jacket.

Nourishing the Seed

Author: Bob Mumford
Publisher: Destiny Image Publishers
ISBN: 0768488230
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Learning to Love what Father Loves Other seeds fell on good soil, and yielded grain—some a hundred times as much as was sown, some sixty times as much, and some thirty (Matthew 13:8 AMP). Nourishing the Seed is the result of well-known Bible teacher and author Bob Mumford’s spiritual walk with the Lord. You will come alongside his unfolding journey over the past 55 years of learning to love what God loves. Like his book Mysterious Seed—Maturing in Father’s Love, he passes along to you the bag of seed that the Father gave him. The DNA of the acorn enables it to become all that God the Father intended: a huge, symmetrical, and fully formed oak tree. Father’s Seed in you comes to maturity in the same way. Nourishing the Seed helps you: Understand Agape love as the mysterious Kingdom Seed that must be cultivated and nourished to grow and produce fruit in your life. Address the issues that keep that nourishment from happening. Thoughts and Questions at the end of each chapter provoke deep and inspiring introspection to form a more meaningful relationship with God the Father. Helpful diagrams and charts throughout also add depth of understanding. Nourishing the Seed is a compilation of powerful, daily, devotional-size teachings designed to move you spiritually forward. Rather than vague concepts and principles, these teachings will nourish the Seed that is growing within you—the serious believer—so that you can be unshakable and learn to love what Father loves.

Miss Alaineus

Author: Debra Frasier
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780152021634
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Misunderstanding one of her teacher's weekly vocabulary words, Sage becomes embarrassed at the ensuing chaos but transforms the moment into a victory. Junior Lib Guild.

Reading Writing and Learning in ESL

Author: Suzanne F. Peregoy
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0133947661
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This book is the ideal source for teaching oral language, reading, writing, and the content areas in English to K-12 English learners. In an approach unlike most other books in the field, Reading, Writing, and Learning in ESL looks at contemporary language acquisition theory as it relates to instruction and provides detailed suggestions and methods for motivating, involving, and teaching English language learners. Praised for its strong research base, engaging style, and inclusion of specific teaching ideas, the book offers thorough coverage of oral language, reading, writing, and academic content area instruction in English for K-12 English learners. Thoroughly updated throughout, the new edition includes a new chapter on using the Internet and other digital technologies to engage students and promote learning, many new teaching strategies, new and revised activities, and new writing samples.