Teaching Academic Vocabulary K-8 : Effective Practices across the Curriculum.

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Author / Creator:Blachowicz, Camille.
Imprint:New York : Guilford Publications, 2013.
Description:1 online resource (194 pages)
Language:English
Subject:English language -- Semantics -- Ability testing.
Vocabulary -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Vocabulary -- Study and teaching (Higher).
Vocabulary tests.
Vocabulary.
Vocabulary -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10022171
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Other authors / contributors:Fisher, Peter J.
Ogle, Donna.
Watts Taffe, Susan.
ISBN:9781462510337 109.5 (NL)
Notes:Description based upon print version of record.
Other form:Print version: Blachowicz, Camille Teaching Academic Vocabulary K-8 : Effective Practices across the Curriculum New York : Guilford Publications,c2013 9781462510306
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; About the Authors; Preface; Authors' Note; Contents; Chapter 1. The Importance of Academic Vocabulary; Attending to Academic Vocabulary; The Common Core State Standards; Defining Academic Vocabulary; Elements of a Strong Vocabulary Program; Laying the Foundation for Effective Teaching; Concluding Thoughts; Discussion Questions; Chapter 2. The Role of Academic Language in Content-Area Learning; What Is Academic Language?; What Are Some Features of Academic Language?; Language, Context, and the Idea of Linguistic Registers
  • What Are the Purposes of Academic Language?How the Grammars of Academic Language Can Present Difficulties; How Can We Promote Academic Language Learning?; Concluding Thoughts; Discussion Questions; Chapter 3. Understanding Effective Vocabulary Instruction; The Background Builders; Four Basic Understandings; The Comprehensive Vocabulary Program; Concluding Thoughts; Discussion Questions; Chapter 4. Teaching Academic Vocabulary in the English Language Arts; Key Understandings about Academic Vocabulary in Reading and Writing; ELA Curricula; Teaching Individual Domain-Specific Words
  • Vocabulary Instruction for Being a Reader and Responding to ReadingVocabulary Instruction for Being a Writer and Responding to Writing; Vocabulary Instruction for Speaking and Listening; Word Study: Types, Relationships, and Structure; Strategy Study: Using Clues within and around Words; Resources: Dictionaries, Glossaries, and Thesauri; Using Dynamic Assessment to Inform Instruction; Concluding Thoughts; Discussion Questions; Chapter 5. Teaching Academic Vocabulary in Social Studies; Perspective on Discipline-Based Vocabulary; Decisions about What to Teach
  • Thinking about Teaching Vocabulary in Social StudiesThe CCSS and History/Social Studies Vocabulary; Instructional Frameworks; Concluding Thoughts; Discussion Questions; Chapter 6. Teaching Academic Vocabulary in Math and Science; Key Understandings about Math and Science Vocabulary; Key Understandings about Vocabulary Instruction in Math and Science; Concluding Thoughts; Discussion Questions; Chapter 7. The Role of Technology in Learning Academic Vocabulary; Key Understandings about Academic Vocabulary and Technology; The Role of New Technologies in the Classroom
  • Using New Technologies to Support Effective Vocabulary InstructionIncorporating Technology in the Teaching of Individual Words and Concepts; Incorporating Technology in the Teaching of Strategies for Independent Word Learning; Incorporating Technology in the Provision of Rich and Varied Language Experiences; Moving from Receptive to Expressive Vocabulary Knowledge; Incorporating Vocabulary Instruction in the Internet Search Process; New Technologies, New Media, and New Academic Vocabulary; Resources to Support Technology Integration across the School Day; Concluding Thoughts
  • Discussion Questions