ERIC Number: EJ655341
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Lessons in the Teaching of Vocabulary from September 11 and Harry Potter.
Nilsen, Alleen Pace; Nilsen, Don L. F.
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v46 n3 p254-60 Nov 2002
Considers that the comparison between children's success in learning new names in the Harry Potter books versus the relative failure of adults to learn new names connected to the September 11th attacks provides a real-world situation from which principles can be deduced to help educators succeed in teaching vocabulary lessons. Offers classroom activities based on the Harry Potter books. (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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