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Keywords

Reading comprehension--Study and teaching; Vocabulary--Study and teaching;

Abstract

The purpose of this review of the literature focused on two primary areas: (a) to examine the research findings as they related to vocabulary acquisition and instruction and (b) to determine the importance of the research findings regarding students' reading comprehension.This study also sought to provide educators with information as to what a comprehensive program of vocabulary instruction consists of as well as research-based vocabulary teaching strategies to use in the classroom to help students recognize and know words and word meanings and to improve students' comprehension.

The review examines the following three questions: (a) What is the relationship between vocabulary and reading comprehension? (b) What might a comprehensive program of vocabulary instruction in the classroom consist of? ( c) What are effective, research-based vocabulary instructional strategies?

Year of Submission

2006

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education

Department

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

First Advisor

Jean Schneider

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Date Original

2006

Object Description

1 PDF file (vi, 40 pages)

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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