World of Essential College Vocabulary Book 2

ISBN-10: 1111841578
ISBN-13: 9781111841577
Edition: 2013
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 8.46" wide x 10.83" long x 0.20" tall
Weight: 0.594

This compact, clearly organized, yet inexpensive series can be used as stand-alone or bundled with any mid level reading book where more vocabulary coverage is desired. Designed for independent student use, the book focuses on enriching general and academic vocabulary, as well as strategies, through the use of varied practice and engaging nonfiction readings. The package will include MP3 files so the student can hear words properly pronounced and used in context.

Margaret Richek, a specialist in vocabulary development, received her Ph.D. in education in 1974 from the University of Chicago. For many years, she served on the faculty of Northeastern Illinois University, teaching developmental reading courses to college students. She has published scholarly articles, presented across the United States, and been featured in a video on strategies for vocabulary learning. She is the author of VOCABULARY FOR ACHIEVEMENT, a series of textbooks for grades 3 through 12, as well as THE WORLD OF WORDS: VOCABULARY FOR COLLEGE SUCCESS. She served as a long-term consultant for Roosevelt University in Chicago and the Bureau of Education and Research. Currently, she is Professor Emerita of Northeastern Illinois University and President Elect of the Chicago Area Reading Association.

Susanne Picchi, M.A. is an Associate Professor and Co-Coordinator of Developmental Reading at Joliet Junior College. She has extensive experience as a secondary English teacher and reading specialist. She presents regularly on vocabulary strategies for adult learners and infusing reading instruction into all subject areas. She has consulted for the Chicago Area Writing Project. Her professional service features many activities for the Illinois Reading Council including board member, Co Chair of the Intellectual Freedom Committee, and offices in the Secondary Reading League.

To the student
To the instructor
Using the Dictionary
Introduction Strategy: The Dictionary
Valuable Words
Multiple Definition Words; Valuable Words
Unusual Derivatives; Valuable Words
Section Review
Using Context Clues
Introduction Strategy: Context Clues
Words from Names & Animals; Valuable Words
Words from French; Valuable Words
Contrasting Pairs; Valuable Words
Section Review
Understanding Word Parts: Prefixes
Introduction Strategy: Prefixes
Sub- & Super-; Valuable Words
Co- & Dis-; Valuable Words
In- (in), Ex-, & Counter-; Valuable Words
Section Review
Understanding Word Parts: Roots and Suffixes
Introduction Strategy: Roots and Suffixes
In- (not), Re-; Valuable Words
De-; Valuable Words
Valuable Words
Section Review
Expanded Guide to Parts of Speech
Expanded Guide to Dictionary Entries
Index
Pronunciation key (front inside cover )
Parts of speech taught in book (front inside cover)
Spelling rules for adding suffixes (back inside cover)

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