The Reading Teacher
Vocabulary knowledge is one of the most critical elements of comprehension. Helping students to expand their own vocabularies and to become more interested in words is a challenge for all teachers. The following techniques provide teachers various ways to enhance students' vocabulary development. To read more about vocabulary instruction, see: Heimlich, J.E., & Pittelman, S.D. (1986). Semantic mapping: Classroom applications. Newark, DE: International Reading Association. Johnson, D.D. (Ed.) (1986). Vocabulary [Special issuel. Journal of Reading, 29 (7). Johnson, D.D., & Pearson, PD. (1984). Teaching reading vocabulary (2nd ed.). New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Marzano, R.J., & Marzano, J.S. (1988). A cluster approach to elementary vocabulary instruction. Nevrark, DE: International Reading Association.
French, Michael P.; Danielson, Kathy Everts; Conn, Maureen; Gale, Willa; Lueck, Charlene; and Manley, Mona, "In the Classroom: Vocabulary (April '90)" (1990). Teacher Education Faculty Publications. 11.