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ERIC Number: ED426402
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Sep
Pages: 75
Abstractor: N/A
Teaching Vocabulary: A Methods Course. Manual.
Coomber, James; Peet, Howard; Smith, Carl
Intended for teachers of grades K-12, including teachers of at-risk students and English as a Second Language teachers, speech therapists, and special education personnel, as well as general classroom teachers, this book offers a methods course to teach vocabulary. The book presents a course syllabus which includes on-line activities, readings, and written assignments. Sections of the book are: (1) vocabulary background and process; (2) the importance of context; (3) reinforcement; (4) elaboration; and (5) reviewing words via learners creating contexts. The book concludes with a summary which discusses choosing target words for vocabulary study and strengthening the vocabularies of poor readers. Contains 52 references. (CR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A