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What is learning vocabulary

Learning vocabulary is an important instructional aim for teachers in all content areas in middle grades schools

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Who are Stahl and Fairbanks.What kind of method they found?

Stahl and Fairbanksfound that instructional methods that provide only definitional information about each word to be learned or that involve multiple repetitions of definitional information about a target word do not appear to have reliable effects on reading comprehension.

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Is there a best way to study vocabulary?

While there are certainly many ways to teach and learn vocabulary it is important to note that there is no single best way.

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How can we defined the word "vocabulary" ?

Vocabulary can be defined as “the words we must know to communicate effectively: words in speaking and words in listening

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How is vocabulary learned?  

While some vocabulary learning occurs in school, it is not just a school-based phenomenon. Many children begin formal schooling “with rich vocabularies but no formal vocabulary instruction and while they are in school they may continue to learn vocabulary without much direct and explicit help from teachers.

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Give example strategies which can help we learning and teaching vocabulary

Alphaboxes,word questioning,linear arrays,polar opposites.

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What was the role of the vocabulary?

Vocabulary has long been an important topic in middle grades education,but today it could be considered a hot topic.

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What is Alphaboxes?

Alphaboxes is a strategy that uses the 26 letters of the alphabet to record important concepts about a specific topic or theme. Figure 1 illustrates one example of an alphabox for a unit integrating literacy and earth science. Throughout the unit, students read a variety of texts and record important concepts on earth science on their alphaboxes sheet.

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What is important thing is reading comprehension?

Their lack of word knowledge disrupts fuency in reading and interferes with reading comprehension because word meanings make up as much as 70–80% of comprehension.

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What does learning vocabulary mean?  

Learning vocabulary is fundamentally about learning definition of words.

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What kind of strategy "Word questioning" ?

Word questioning is a strategy that teaches vocabulary and promotes critical thinking.It challenges students to define,analyze, synthesize, and evaluate target words in their readings.

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What is the relationship between learning vocabulary and reading comprehension? 

Two of the most important findings related to vocabulary learning are that reading is the single most important factor in increased word knowledge  and that a rich vocabulary increases comprehension and learning.

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According to the Brabham and Villaume how many words children learn at an early childhood?

During early childhood, children learn vocabulary at the rate of approximately 2,000 to 4,000 words per year.

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What is the role of teachers in the teaching vocabulary?

Teachers can help students improve vocabulary by providing instruction that helps them see the value and relevance of word study and allows them to study interesting and important words that come from texts they read in the classroom.

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What kind of vocabulary can be effective?

Informal and incidental vocabulary learning is quite effcient and effective.

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