ERIC Number: EJ624619
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Assisting Struggling Readers in Building Vocabulary and Background Knowledge.
Irvin, Judith L.
Voices from the Middle, v8 n4 p37-43 May 2001
Discusses research, and strategies and activities for vocabulary development, grouped into five areas: knowing words, morphology, the use of context, the role of definitions in understanding words, and the size and growth of vocabulary. Outlines questions for metalinguistic awareness that can help engage students in word learning. Offers 10 questions to assist teachers in making good decisions about vocabulary instruction. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Note: Theme: When Readers Struggle.