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Providing Explicit Vocabulary Instruction

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Use this multimedia overview to understand the importance of providing explicit vocabulary instruction focused on words key to understanding content in both reading and subject area classrooms....

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Teacher Self-Assessment: Using Vocabulary Strategies

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Reading specialists and language arts curriculum coordinators can use this tool to help teachers reflect on ways they are embedding vocabulary strategies into their content area lessons. In...

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Classroom Observation: Improving Vocabulary Instruction

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This observation plan can be used to focus classroom observations and help content area teachers embed vocabulary strategies into regular classroom instruction. The observation tool offers...

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Lesson Planning: Preparing Content Area Activities

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This quick reference guide for preparing vocabulary activities provides content area teachers with a framework for thinking about and planning lessons that embed vocabulary strategies into...

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Learning Together About Schoolwide Vocabulary Instruction

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Use this tool to plan activities for an in-service for school staff to learn about implementing a schoolwide approach to vocabulary instruction. Content area teachers learn about explicit...

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