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Nurture children's intellectual growth with meaningful ideas and rich language experiences! This unique book emphasizes the importance of supporting students' academic development with targeted vocabulary instruction that includes a wide range of language forms and words. The authors provide sound theory and practical techniques to help teachers bridge the achievement gap by strengthening vocabulary, deepening literacy skills, and raising performance levels for all children. This rich resource includes specific strategies for: - Vocabulary acquisition - Read alouds and independent reading - Decoding unknown words - Helping students distinguish between language patterns at home and at school

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781412942461
ISBN-10: 1412942462
Format: Paperback
(279mm x 215mm x 11mm)
Pages: 216
Imprint: Corwin Press Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 26-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Shira I. Lubliner

Shira Lubliner is the president of California Professors of Reading/Language Arts. She has been an educator for more than thirty years, working as a classroom teacher, a private school principal, and currently as an associate professor of teacher education at California State University, East Bay. She is the author of numerous articles and several books, including A Practical Guide to Reciprocal Teaching (Wright Group/McGraw-Hill, 2001), Getting Into Words: Vocabulary Instruction that Strengthens Comprehension (Brookes, 2005), and Nourishing Vocabulary (co-authored with Judith C. Scott, published by Corwin Press, 2008). Lubliner presents workshops for teachers on vocabulary instruction and reading comprehension throughout the country.

Books By Author Shira I. Lubliner

Getting into Words by Shira I. Lubliner

Getting into Words

Paperback, November 2004