Word Nerds

Author: Brenda J. Overturf
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571109544
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Word Nerds takes you inside classrooms at a high-poverty urban school and shows how two teachers implement creative, flexible vocabulary instruction that improves their students' word knowledge and confidence, enhances classroom community, ...


Author: Brenda J. Overturf
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 9781625310163
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Vocabularians is for any educator who wants to help young adolescents increase knowledge and competency with word study while bringing interest, motivation, and even joy to their learning.

The Common Core

Author: Maureen McLaughlin
Publisher: International Reading Assoc.
ISBN: 0872078159
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Descriptions of a variety of ideas for teaching vocabulary are included in this
book. These include Semantic Maps (see Chapter 11, page 135) and Semantic
Feature Analysis (Chapter 10, page 122). Numerous other ideas for teaching
vocabulary can be found in current academicjournals and professional books. “
Fun With Vocabulary” (Towell, 1997), which is summarized below, is an example
of the former; Word Nerds: Teaching All Students to Learn and Love Vocabulary (
Overturf, ...

An Educator S Guide To Dual Language Instruction

Author: Gayle Westerberg
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317367979
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Voices: Teacher or higher-level student retells the story or practices the target
language structures using different voices. Way more fun than it sounds.
Lanyards: One idea we love, from the must-have book Word Nerds: Teaching all
Students to Learn and Love Vocabulary, is using a lanyard—a fabric necklace
with a plastic case. Students slip an index-sized card with new TLS inside the
plastic case. Students switch out the cards daily or weekly. They can also switch
between students ...

Reading The Web Second Edition

Author: Elizabeth Dobler
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462520871
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Who owns the learning?: Preparing students for success in the digital age.
Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree. Open Education Database. (2013, November 11)
. The ultimate guide to the invisible Web. Retrieved from http://oedb.org/ilibrarian/
invisible-web. Overturf, B.J., Montgomery, L. H., & Smith, M. H. (2013). Word
nerds: Teaching all students to learn and love vocabulary. Portland, ME:
Stenhouse. Palincsar, A. S., & Brown, A. L. (1984). Reciprocal teaching of
comprehension-fostering ...

Literacy 101

Author: David Booth
Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited
ISBN: 1551389169
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What are sight words, word walls, and word banks? The title of their book Word
Nerds: Teaching All Students to Love Vocabulary underscores the valuable
information presented by Brenda Overturf, Leslie Montgomery, and Margot
Holmes-Smith, and encourages us to find effective ways of promoting vocabulary
growth in our students. How should children learn sight words? When I arrived to
pick up my son at the sitter's home one evening, he was sitting on the couch with
the sitter's ...

Inside The Common Core Classroom

Author: Brenda J. Overturf
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 013357394X
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book.

Struggling Readers

Author: Maureen McLaughlin
Publisher: International Literacy Association
ISBN: 0872073858
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Final Thoughts The teaching ideas that we shared in this chapter will assist in
designing word-decoding instruction that is engaging and effective. By teaching
word decoding on a regular basis and making instruction consistent, students will
come to know what to expect. Time will be spent productively in the study of
words, not in explaining procedures. This will be a fun and engaging time for all
involved. Both of us are word nerds; we love to study words. Our greatest hope is
that you ...

Literacy And Learning In The Content Areas

Author: Sharon Kane
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 135181267X
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We don't see many characters in children's and young adult books learning new
words by studying lists for midterm exams—perhaps because that is not the stuff
adventures are made of. But readers who pay attention, as we can help our
students do, can see vocabulary acquisition at work as they read literature. For
example, in Antoine de Saint-exupéry's ... involved with the flower at this point.
Thus, ephemeral is likely to be remembered, especially if the teacher or student
uses it in ...