Essential Readings on Vocabulary Instruction


Michael F. Graves, editor

This convenient resource offers 14 outstanding articles on the critical topic of vocabulary instruction, compiled and introduced by noted expert Michael F. Graves. The articles, drawn from IRA books, journals, and other sources, represent the best thinking of leaders in the field of vocabulary teaching and learning.

This book is ideal for use in teacher education or for group or individual professional development. The introduction gives an overview of important aspects of vocabulary learning, and the articles — each supplemented with Questions for Reflection — are grouped into these critical topics:

  • Providing rich and varied language experiences
  • Teaching individual words
  • Teaching word-learning strategies
  • Fostering word consciousness
  • Teaching English language learners
  • Teaching vocabulary in content areas

© 2009 | 176 pp.
ISBN 13: 978-0-87207-806-2

Essential Readings on Vocabulary Instruction

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