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    Supporting Vocabulary Development in the Classroom

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    What are some ways that you can integrate vocabulary development throughout the day in your classroom?

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    Most of a student's vocabulary is built through experiential learning- not the direct teaching of words. "Because the bulk of children's vocabulary growth occurs incidentally. . . the single most important goal of vocabulary instruction should be to increase the amount of incidental word learning by students" (Chaffin, 1997).

    Lots of talk in the classroom! Limit the amount of silent, independent work done in a classroom where students need vocabulary development. Students will learn ...

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    This solution proposes strategies for integrating vocabulary development in the classroom.