ERIC Number: EJ359083
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Alternative Formats for Evaluating Content Area Vocabulary Understanding.
Simpson, Michele L.
Journal of Reading, v31 n1 p20-27 Oct 1987
Addresses three questions: (1) What is involved in understanding a word or concept? (2) How do we presently measure word knowledge? (3) What are some alternative formats which teachers could utilize with their students? Suggests techniques such as paired word questions, categorizing, analogies, and sentence writing as ways to evaluate vocabulary knowledge. (SKC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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