Resources

Websites:

Read, Write, Think-Resources for Teachers

www.readwritethink.org

Visual Thesaurus-

www.visualthesaurus.com

LD Online-on learning disabilities and ADHD

www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/teaching_techniques/ellis_clarifying.html

Fisher & Frey: Literacy for Life

www.fisherandfrey.com

Vocabulogic: Bridging the Verbal Divide

http://vocablog-plc.blogspot.com/

 

Books:

Teaching Individual Words (Kindergarten Through 8th Grade) by Michael F. Graves

The Vocabulary Enriched Classroom by Cathy Collins Block and John N. Mangieri

Bringing Words to Life by Isabel Beck

Learning Words Inside and Out: Vocabulary Instruction That Boosts Achievement in all Subjects by Frey,N., & Fisher,D.

Teacher Recommended Strategies:

Word Walls

Word Families

Word Webs

Articles:

Exceptional Expressions for Everyday Events, Folkins & Hiebert, writtion for the Text Project, 2011

Deciding Which Vocabulary Words to Teach and How to Teach Them: Michael Graves, etc. Marshall Memo February 2014

Vocabulary Instruction That Makes a Difference, Sarah Sparks, Marshall Memo February 2013

From Traditional Spelling Instruction to Effective Word Study, Hilden & Jones excerpt Marshall Memo July 2012

Five Ways Not to Teach Vocabulary, Padak, Bromley, Rasinski, & Newton, excerpt from Marshall Memo June 2012

Building Vocabulary in Primary Grade Classrooms, Brabham: excerpt from the "Reading Teacher", May 2012

Classsroom Steps to Developing Student's Vocabulary, Linda Kucan excerpt from Marshall Memo, March 2012

Teaching Vocabulary, Andrew Biemiller from "Perspectives", Fall 200, Vol. 26 No.4