Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Vocabulary Instruction Resources

"Vocabulary knowledge is closely tied to achievement and to 
comprehension of oral and written language. You are, therefore, charged with supporting your students' vocabulary growth."
from Reading First in Virginia produced by the University of Virginia. 
 http://www.readingfirst.virginia.edu/prof_dev/vocabulary/direct.html


Direct instruction in vocabulary is a critical aspect of literacy development. Synthesizing research and theory on direct vocabulary instruction into an innovative six step instructional process enables classroom teachers to teach and reinforce selected vocabulary terms with success.--Robert J. Marzano

This link provides you downloads associated with Marzano's 6 Steps