Teaching Vocabulary to English Language Learners

ISBN-10: 0807753750

ISBN-13: 9780807753750

Edition: 2012

Authors: Michael F. Graves, Diane August, Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez, Catherine E. Snow

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List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Publication date: 11/16/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

A Four-Part Vocabulary Program
The Likely Effect of the Common Core State Standards on Vocabulary Instruction for ELLs
An Overview of This Book
Other Sources of Information on Instruction for English Language Learners
Learning Words in a Second Language
The Vocabulary Learning Task Students Face
The Role of Individual, Home, School, and Instructional Factors in the Development of English Vocabulary in ELLs
Effective Vocabulary Instruction
A Final Word
Providing Rich and Varied Language Experiences
Promoting Incidental Word Learning
Directly Building Primary-Grade ELLs' Oral Vocabularies
A Final Word
Teaching Individual Words
Preliminaries on Teaching Individual Words
Introductory Instruction
Stronger and More Powerful Instruction
Repetition and Review
A Final Word
Teaching Word-Learning Strategies
A Powerful Model for Teaching Strategies
Preliminary Instruction on Word-Learning Strategies
Using Word Parts
Using Context Clues
Using Cognates
Using the Dictionary
Recognizing and Dealing with Multiword Units
Developing Strategies for Dealing with Unknown Words
Adopting a Personal Approach to Building Vocabulary
When Should the Strategies be Taught to ELLs?
A Final Word
Promoting Word Consciousness
Creating a Word-Rich Environment
Recognizing and Promoting Adept Diction
Promoting Word Play
Fostering Word Consciousness Through Writing
Involving Students in Original Investigations
Teaching Students About Words
A Final Word
Empirically Validated Vocabulary Programs for English Language Learners
The Vocabulary Improvement and Oral Language Enrichment Through Stories (VIOLETS) Program
Acquisition of Vocabulary in English (AVE)
Word Generation (WG)
The Quality English and Science Teaching (QuEST) Project
A Final Word
Children's Literature Cited
About the Authors
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