Getting to the Roots of Social Studies Vocabulary Levels 6-8 (Getting to the Roots of Content-Area Vocabulary) (Paperback)

Getting to the Roots of Social Studies Vocabulary Levels 6-8 (Getting to the Roots of Content-Area Vocabulary) By Timothy Rasinski, Nancy Padak, Rick M. Newton, Evangeline Newton Cover Image

Getting to the Roots of Social Studies Vocabulary Levels 6-8 (Getting to the Roots of Content-Area Vocabulary) (Paperback)

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Expand your students' content-area vocabulary and improve their understanding with this roots-based approach! This standards-based resource, geared towards secondary grades, helps students comprehend informational text on grade-level topics in social studies using the most common Greek and Latin roots. Each lesson provides tips on how to introduce the selected roots and offers guided instruction to help easily implement the activities. Students will be able to apply their knowledge of roots associated with specific subject areas into their everyday vocabulary.
David Harrison, Litt. D, is a nationally acclaimed author and poet. He has written more than seventy-five books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for young readers and has been anthologized in countless others. His work has been translated into twelve languages and has been aired on television, radio, podcast, and video stream. David has authored many professional and classroom resources for teachers, including Partner Poems for Building Fluency: 40 Engaging Poems for Two Voices with Motivating Activities That Help Students Improve Their Fluency and Comprehension with Timothy Rasinski and Gay Fawcett. He has even created a video series, Let's Write This Week with David Harrison, that brings writing tips into the elementary classroom and offers graduate college credit for teachers. David holds degrees from Drury University and Emory University and holds honorary doctorates of letters from Missouri State University and Drury University where he is the current poet laureate. David Harrison Elementary School is named in his honor.

Nancy Padak, Ed.D., is the Principal Investigator for the Ohio Literacy Resource Center and directs the Reading and Writing Center at Kent State University. She has served as editor of The Reading Teacher and the Journal of Literacy Research.

Evangeline Newton, Ph.D., University of Akron, is Professor of Literacy Education and Director of the Center for Literacy. She teaches literacy methods courses and conducts workshops for teachers on word study, comprehension, and guided reading.
Product Details ISBN: 9781425808686
ISBN-10: 1425808689
Publisher: Shell Education
Publication Date: January 1st, 2014
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Getting to the Roots of Content-Area Vocabulary