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ERIC Number: EJ646940
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1074-4762
"I Am Thorgood, King of the Orgies": The Reading Challenge of Content Vocabulary.
Allen, Janet
Voices from the Middle, v9 n4 p22-27 May 2002
Discusses how students cite two difficulties that consistently get in the way of their success during content reading: boring texts and too many difficult words. Suggests the use of graphic organizers that help learners break down information they would have overlooked because it seemed too abstract or difficult. Concludes that the best resource for word learning is an interesting text. (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Theme: Reading Expository Texts.