Teaching Vocabulary across the Curriculum

@article{Bintz2011TeachingVA,
  title={Teaching Vocabulary across the Curriculum},
  author={William P. Bintz},
  journal={Middle School Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={42},
  pages={44 - 53}
}
Learning vocabulary is an important instructional aim for teachers in all content areas in middle grades schools (Harmon, Wood, & Kiser, 2009). Recent research, however, indicates that vocabulary instruction may be problematic because many teachers are not "confident about best practice in vocabulary instruction and at times don't know where to begin to form an instructional emphasis on word learning" (Berne & Blachowicz, 2008, p. 315). In this article, I summarize important research on… 
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