How To Teach…Vocabulary and Spelling In The English Classroom

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A student’s current academic vocabulary can be one of the most accurate predictors of their success in a school environment. The better their word knowledge – the more they’ll understand and the better they’ll write. What we also know, is that systematic vocabulary instruction can significantly scaffold students of all abilities in their writing. How To Teach Vocabulary and Spelling In The English Classroom tells you how this can be practically achieved. Importantly, this book makes the link between teaching spelling rules and strategies and the vocabulary lists we investigate with students over the course of a unit. Read this book to discover dozens of engaging strategies that can be used to meaningfully extend students’ word understanding, improve their conceptual knowledge and better their writing.

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