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ERIC Number: EJ1059520
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 43
Rethinking Vocabulary Instruction
Bromley, Karen
Language and Literacy Spectrum, v14 p3-12 Spr 2004
This article briefly reviews the research on word learning and vocabulary teaching, provides a rationale for building a rich vocabulary and identifies nine guidelines for sound vocabulary instruction. Problematic classroom practices are highlighted and a "best-practice" vocabulary teacher is described. The article also includes a Vocabulary Self- Assessment tool for teachers and a list of resources; Professional Books, Children's Books that Focus on Vocabulary and Internet Sites for Building Students' Vocabulary.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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