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ERIC Number: EJ1137690
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-May
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1053-4512
Using Purposefully Created Stories to Teach Academic Vocabulary
Lee, Changnam; Roberts, Carly; Coffey, Debra
Intervention in School and Clinic, v52 n5 p304-310 May 2017
Students' knowledge of vocabulary affects their reading comprehension. Despite abundant research findings in vocabulary learning, practical instructional methods for use in schools are typically underdeveloped. This article proposes a research-based method for teaching the meanings of base academic vocabulary (i.e., Tier 2) words. The method utilizes stories that are purposefully created by using research findings regarding directive and explicit contexts in elaborated narrative texts to teach the meanings of base words. The impact of this method is discussed, and suggestions for implementation are provided.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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