Word Wizardry: Vocabulary Enhancement in Early Childhood, Prek Through Grade 1
by Susan B. Neuman
34:41 Children learn through frequency of words. we had to repeat a word 28 different times, in different ways, for a child to easily remember that word.
43:41 is there a vocabulary-rich environment?
44:40 book desserts: children don’t have access to books
46:23 books in every c…
47:05 compare & contrast
engage in justification
53: thematic vs. categories
57: 8-10 words each week
Opportunities for GUIDED PRACTICE:
– pictures; rhymes; riddles
– call and response techniques
58: GUIDED PRACTICE: you’re there to correct the student immediately
1:00 informal children monitoring
How are these things all alike?
Vocabulary: explicit vs. implicit
December 12, 2012
Isabel Beck’s Book, Bringing Words to Life
4. let students compose jingles or songs for words and definitions
9. Create vocabulary word pages in a notebook.