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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).

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    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.

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