ERIC Number: ED343086
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Expand Your Child's Vocabulary: A Twelve-Week Plan.
Smith, Carl B.
This booklet shows parents how to help their children develop a number of strategies for understanding words by working together on a methodical, 12-week program of word study. Sections of the booklet describe the program week by week. The techniques described are: Read and Use Context; Search for Synonyms, Antonyms, Homonyms; Learn Important Prefixes; Let Word Endings Help (Suffixes); Learn Groups of Related Words; Discover the Power of Word Analogies; Use Word Maps to Define Words; Use Roots for Basic Meanings; Grow through Word Families; Find Specific Words; Mine the Wealth of Other Languages; and Use the Dictionary and Thesaurus. (RS)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Learning Activities, Parent Participation, Parent Student Relationship, Skill Development, Vocabulary Development, Vocabulary Skills
Grayson Bernard Publishers, 223 S. Pete Ellis Dr., Suite 12, P.O. Box 5247, Bloomington, IN, 47407 ($7.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
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