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Vocabulary: research and teaching strategies

Series or Serial: California adult education research digest; no. 7

Corporate Name: California Adult Literacy Professional Development Project

Publisher: California Dept. of Education, Adult Education Office

Published At: Sacramento, CA

Date Published: June 2007

Distributor: California Adult Literacy Professional Development Project (CALPRO)

Source Address: 2880 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 220

Source City/State/Zip: Sacramento CA 95833

Phone: 916/286-8816

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 4 p.

Subjects: Reading Instruction; Vocabulary Skills; Adult Reading Programs; Educational Research

This digest discusses current research on vocabulary skills and suggests strategies for teaching adult learners. Vocabulary is the knowledge of word meanings. References are provided. This digest is one of a series of four on the topic of evidence-based reading instruction. The other digests cover alphabetics, fluency, and comprehension.

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