Description - Vocabulary Handbook by Linda Diamond
For educators at every level, the "Vocabulary Handbook" is a comprehensive reference about vocabulary instruction. Organized according to the elements of explicit instruction (what? why? when? and how?), the handbook includes both a research-informed knowledge base and practical sample lesson models. It tackles the three critical components of high quality vocabulary instruction: teaching specific words, teaching independent work-learning strategies, and promoting word consciousness. It is designed very thoughtfully to be most useful to educators.
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(279mm x 216mm x 16mm)
Brookes Publishing Co
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Author Biography - Linda Diamond
Linda is co-author and editorial director of the Teaching Reading Sourcebook, a comprehensive reference for evidence-based K-12 reading instruction that is currently used as a textbook in college education courses across the country. She is also owner of phonicFinder, software for analyzing the decodability of emergent reader texts. She has worked for more than 25 years as a reading product developer, author, teacher, and language arts consultant.