Veteran teacher Karen Kindle offers practical strategies for effectively building children's vocabulary. She shows teachers how to select robust words from read alouds and infuse them into classroom talk throughout day. She offers engaging word-learning strategies, along with dozens of activities that provide meaningful practice with target words. Multiple exposures and repeated use help students master the words they need-setting them up for reading success. Includes 15 fiction and nonfiction units built around popular books, complete with lessons and infusion activities.
For use with Grades K-2.
Karen Kindle is the author of Building Vocabulary in the K-2 Classroom. A former teacher and reading specialist with more than 18 years experience in the classroom, she is now an assistant professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas.