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Teaching Vocabulary: An Essential Reading Tool


Wednesday, November 06 2019
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM


Michelle Lewis




Word meanings make up to 70-80% of reading comprehension*

Vocabulary knowledge is one of the top 10 tools in reading comprehension, and numerous studies have helped us understand just how important word knowledge is. In this webinar, participants will gain a deeper understanding of what it truly means to know a word and learn how to make vocabulary instruction come alive in their classrooms.

In this webinar you will:

  • Gain strategies to build students’ vocabulary skills they need to be successful readers
  • Learn how to create a language rich classroom
  • Discover new research-based strategies for vocabulary instruction
  • Build knowledge about the lexical qualities of words

Who should attend:

  • Pre K-8 teachers
  • Teacher candidates
  • School administrators
  • Para-educators/aides

*Bromley, K. (2007). Nine things every teacher should know about words and vocabulary instruction. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 50, 528-536.

Please note the above webinar time is in Pacific Time

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