Vocabulary Book, The (2/e)

  • Title:The Vocabulary Book: Learning and Instruction
  • Author:Michael Graves
  • Publication Date:July 2016
  • Grade Level:K-12
  • ISBN:9780807757260
  • Publisher:Teachers College Press

This extensively revised and expanded edition of the bestselling text and teaching resource incorporates the newest research in vocabulary learning and instruction into a complete and balanced program for all K–12 students, from those who struggle in school to those who excel. Literacy expert Michael Graves presents a four-pronged vocabulary program that he has developed and honed for over 30 years. The program has the following four components: Frequent, Varied, and Extensive Language Experiences; Teaching Individual Words; Teaching Word Learning Strategies; and Fostering Word Consciousness. The text includes theory, research-based strategies, vocabulary interventions, classroom examples, advice for working with English learners, discussion of next-generation standards, and more. The Vocabulary Book, Second Edition will appeal to reading and subject-area teachers, teacher educators, and school, district, and state leaders.

New for the Second Edition:

  • Instructional approaches developed and classroom-tested since the release of the first edition.
  • A chapter specifically on teaching vocabulary to English learners.
  • A chapter specifically on selecting vocabulary words to teach.
  • Curricular and instructional elements designed to meet and exceed Common Core State Standards.
  • An emphasis on vocabulary as a vital resource for all students in our increasingly diverse society.
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