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ERIC Number: ED549153
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Sep
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 26
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Improving Reading across Subject Areas with Word Generation. CREATE Brief
Lawrence, Joshua F.; White, Claire; Snow, Catherine E.
Center for Research on the Educational Achievement and Teaching of English Language Learners
This brief describes a quasi-experimental study of Word Generation, conducted in public middle schools in Boston. Word Generation is a robust vocabulary intervention that is implemented across key subject areas. The purpose of the program is to enhance students' vocabulary in support of improved reading comprehension. The brief outlines the details of the intervention and explains how it increases the vocabulary development of all students, including English language learners.
Center for Research on the Educational Achievement and Teaching of English Language Learners. Web site: http://www.cal.org/create/publications/briefs/index.html
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools; Grade 6; Intermediate Grades; Elementary Education; Grade 7; Grade 8
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Institute of Education Sciences (ED)
Authoring Institution: Center for Research on the Educational Achievement and Teaching of English Language Learners (CREATE)
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System
IES Funded: Yes
Grant or Contract Numbers: ED-R305A05056