Inside Words

Tools for Teaching Academic Vocabulary Grades 4-12

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Code: SHP6401

ISBN: 9781760016401

No of Pages: 132

Publish Date: 06 October 2015

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We've learned a lot in recent years about the important role vocabulary plays in making meaning, yet many teachers still struggle with vocabulary instruction that goes beyond weekly word lists. Effective vocabulary instruction is particularly vital in the content areas, where the specialised language used by "insiders" often creates a barrier to understanding for those new to the subjects. In Inside Words, Janet Allen merges recent research and key content-area teaching strategies to show teachers how to help students understand the academic vocabulary found in textbooks, tests, articles and other informational texts. 

Each instructional tool is listed alphabetically along with its purpose: building background knowledge; teaching words that are critical to comprehension; providing support during reading and writing; developing a conceptual framework; and assessing students' understanding of words and concepts. 

Inside Words builds on Janet's previous books, Words, Words, Words and Tools for Teaching Content Literacy, to provide a much-needed middle and secondary school resource for teaching vocabulary, not only in the language arts, but in all of the content areas.

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Price A$50.95
ISBN 9781760016401
Publish date 2015-10-06 00:00:00
Partner ID 20458
Partner Name Stenhouse Publishers
Key Learning Area Cross-Curricular