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Teaching Basic and Advanced Vocabulary: A Framework for Direct Instruction
Robert J. Marzano
About This Book
Authored by field expert and vocabulary specialist Robert J. Marzano, Teaching Basic and Advanced Vocabulary provides strategies to help build general background knowledge of instrumental vocabulary by introducing terms in semantic clusters. This innovative approach is designed to maximize students’ understanding of new words by creating a framework of meaning through context.
More than 8,000 basic and advanced vocabulary terms
Semantic clusters that group related words together
Comparison, classification, analogy, and metaphor activities to strengthen comprehension skills
Snap Shot assessment for comprehension evaluation
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