Tag: vocabulary

  • New Vocabulary Words for Children

    New Vocabulary Words for Children

    Did you know: •Students must learn 3,000 words per year by 3rd grade.  •Only 400 words a year are directly taught by teachers.  •Students do not learn vocabulary words based on their age or their grade.  •They learn words based on their experiences , (Beck, et al, 2002)  •Academic demands are high •Everyday speech consists of […]

  • Teaching Vocabulary

    •Students must learn 3,000 words per year by 3rd grade. •Only 400 words a year are directly taught by teachers. •Academic demands are high •Everyday speech consists of only 5,000- 7,000 words.  The books that young children are able to read are intended to help them practice their reading skills rather than build their vocabulary. While we can […]