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Outside school reading opportunities and vocab development

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How do daily reading opportunities outside of school positively impact vocabulary development? Discuss.

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Anderson, R. C., & Freebody, P. (1981). Vocabulary knowledge. In J. T. Guthrie (Ed.), Comprehension and teaching: Research reviews (pp. 77-117). Newark, DE: International Reading Association.; Chall, J. S., Jacobs, V. A., & Baldwin, L. E. (1990). The reading crisis: Why poor children fall behind. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

http://math-and-reading-help-for-kids.org/why_is_reading_important_for_young_children.html

http://www.parent-institute.com/readingathome/index.php

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Early in children's lives, differences in word knowledge levels begin to appear. This, in part, is due to the varying range of words children are ...

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Presents information regarding how students' vocabulary is affected given reading opportunities outside of school. How the daily reading opportunities outside of school positively impact vocabulary development is determined.

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