Implications for Reading Comprehension
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Vocabulary Acquisition by Richard K. Wagner
Book DescriptionUnderstanding a text requires more than the ability to read individual words: it depends greatly on vocabulary knowledge. This important book brings together leading literacy scholars to synthesize cutting-edge research on vocabulary development and its connections to reading comprehension. The volume also reviews an array of approaches to assessing vocabulary knowledge and helping diverse learners build their skills. Key topics include the relationship of vocabulary acquisition to phonological awareness and to morphological processing, the role of parents in supporting early language development, and considerations in teaching English language learners and children with reading disabilities.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781593853389
(228mm x 162mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Guilford Publications
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publish Date: 16-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Richard K. Wagner
Beyond Decoding, Hardback (August 2009)
Presents state-of-the-science research on the behavioral and biological components of successful reading comprehension.
Mind in Context, Hardback (February 1994)» View all books by Richard K. Wagner
This book discusses the idea that our abilities are dependent on the interaction between our minds and the contexts in which they are found.
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Author Biography - Richard K. Wagner
Richard K. Wagner, PhD, Department of Psychology and Florida Center for Reading Research, Florida State University, USA; Andrea E. Muse, PhD, American Institutes for Research, Washington, DC, USA; and Kendra R. Tannenbaum, MS, Department of Psychology and Florida Center for Reading Research, Florida State University, USA.
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