By Patricia M. Cunningham and Richard L. Allington. The Fourth Edition of Classrooms That Work emphasizes a core set of ideas across a variety of timely topics, providing a comprehensive, balanced treatment of instructional reading methods for struggling and culturally diverse students. 320 pages.
In What Really Matters in Vocabulary, Pat Cunningham clearly explains that vocabulary isn't just a predictor for comprehension. She reminds teachers how much vocabulary matters and how complex it is to teach children meanings for words. Drawing on her experience as a classroom teacher, researcher, scholar, author, and co-founder of the Four-Blocks Literacy Framework, Pat Cunningham offers elementary teachers a practical model and friendly strategies for helping ALL students develop their vocabularies. Guiding teachers to use all available resources to build rich meaning vocabularies for students, Pat helps to ensure every student's success in school and beyond.
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