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Unformatted text preview: word webs/maps, and concept wheels. I also liked the idea of discussing the meaning of vocabulary words with the class, such as asking for other words that can be used in place of that word. In my own educational experiences I was never an avid reader. My teachers always stuck with a traditional approach and handed out weekly vocabulary sheets for us to learn each week. When it came time for the SAT’s and other standardized testing I wasn’t very good at reading comprehension and there were a lot of new words I had to memorize that I had never seen before. This was always a problem for me later on. Vocabulary instruction is a very integral part of students’ education and it is important that teachers set aside a substantial amount of time toward this learning area....
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2010 for the course EDCI 461 taught by Professor Coddling during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.
- Spring '08