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ERIC Number: ED416454
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 283
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8123-5572-5
Wordskills. Green Level. Teacher's Edition.
Coomber, James E.; Peet, Howard D.
This book presents a vocabulary development program that is designed for use in individualized programs as well as in more traditional, full-class settings. It is part of a series of seven books, corresponding to grades 6-12, which are carefully organized to ensure the comprehension and retention of valuable core words. The book consists of 16 units, including 4 review units (referred to as "Vocab Labs"). A typical unit introduces 20 words which come from the reading selection found in the unit. Students then familiarize themselves with the target words through a succession of exercises and activities. Once students' comprehension of the target words is established, a group of 10 to 20 "related words" is introduced. The book begins with a special unit on strategies for unlocking word meaning. Special features of the book include "Vocab Labs," advice on taking standardized vocabulary tests, two standardized vocabulary tests, a spelling handbook, a glossary for all target words, a pronunciation key and lined pages for students to use as their personal vocabulary log. (RS)
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
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