This video offers a helpful overview of the rationale for explicitly teaching vocabulary and recommended strategies for maximizing the benefits of such instruction to improve students’ reading comprehension. It explains the importance of teaching both the meanings of selected words and word learning strategies, as well as a variety of practical suggestions for employing this important clarification strategy in teaching any subject.
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