ERIC Number: EJ788578
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar
Reference Count: 13
A Differentiated Vocabulary Unit for John Knowles's "A Separate Peace"
Coulter, Shannon E.; Groenke, Susan L.
English Journal, v97 n4 p26-32 Mar 2008
Shannon E. Coulter and Susan L. Groenke recognize that student differences in interests, learning styles, and readiness for certain knowledge necessitate individualized processes for effectively learning vocabulary. They offer strategies and word games that help students make meaningful connections and improve comprehension. They also give advice on what to consider when undertaking differentiated instruction for the first time. (Contains 3 figures.)
Descriptors: English Instruction, Individualized Instruction, Literature, Vocabulary, Educational Games, Cognitive Style, Learning Strategies, Student Interests, English Teachers, Individual Differences, Vocabulary Development, Units of Study, High School Students, Pretests Posttests, Learning Activities
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Secondary Education
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