Vocabulary Instruction for Young, Diverse Learners

  title={Vocabulary Instruction for Young, Diverse Learners},
  author={Ruth Sylvester and Sherry Kragler and John I. Liontas},
Literacy development, starting at the elementary level, is a fundamental approach for preparing students to achieve academically. This is especially true when addressing the learning needs of English language learners in U.S. schools. Vocabulary instruction plays a key role in the process. Research indicates how language proficiency negatively affects school-based learning experiences. This article highlights the instructional practices of a teacher in operationalizing vocabulary research into… CONTINUE READING

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