ERIC Number: EJ604671
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Lessons from a Vocabulary Journal.
Voices from the Middle, v7 n4 p18-23 May 2000
Describes how one middle school teacher was inspired by Janet Allen's book, "Words, Words, Words: Teaching Vocabulary in Grades 4-12," to significantly change the way she thought about and taught vocabulary. Describes several strategies and activities that engaged students in activating background knowledge; making meaningful connections; learning new concepts and applying them to their lives; and remembering definitions beyond the next day or week. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Vocabulary: Making Words Matter.