1st Edition

Word Aware
Teaching vocabulary across the day, across the curriculum

ISBN 9780863889554
Published February 1, 2017 by Routledge
284 Pages

USD $69.95

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Book Description

This comprehensive and practical book provides an ideal platform for the provision of effective vocabulary development in children of all abilities. This rigorously tried and tested approach is an outstanding resource that will be an essential addition to any school and classroom and is also an important addition to the materials used by speech and language therapists.

It provides a structured approach to promote vocabulary development in all children. It details a comprehensive and structured approach to learning with a multitude of activities and lesson plans. It adopts a whole school approach but is equally effective for specific classes and groups or individual learners. It is an effective tool to teach children who speak English as an additional language. It particularly suitable for Key Stages 1 and 2.

286pp, A4, spiral bound.

CD resources can also be found here: www.routledge.com/cw/speechmark

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 2 Make Words Count 3 STAR: Specific teaching of targeted vocabulary 4 STAR Topic. 5 STAR Concepts 6 STAR Literacy 7 STAR Emotions 8 Word Detective: Working out what a word means 9 Fun with Words 10 Working with Small Groups 11 Involving Parents 12 Measuring Progress 13 Implementing Word Aware 14 Appendices

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Stephen Parsons is Speech Language Therapy Team Manager at City and Hackney Teaching PCT.

Anna Branagan is Clinical Lead Specialist Speech and Language Therapist at City and Hackney Teaching PCT.