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Building College Vocabulary Strategies

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3rd
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9780321844255

ISBN10:
0321844254
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Pub. Date:
1/18/2013
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Summary

Basic College Vocabulary approaches vocabulary development with a unique and proven systematic strategy called SSCD– See and Say the word, use Structural analysis, apply Contex t clues, and incorporate Dictionary knowledge.

 

  • A systematic vocabulary development strategy–Uses SSCD: See and Say, Structural analysis, Context clues, and Dictionary knowledge to help students acquire new vocabulary.
    • By providing dictionary definitions of each unfamiliar word, reading is not interrupted and greater comprehension is attained.
  • Seven Steps to Improving Memory– based on John Langons’s “Seven Steps to a Powerful Memory” from Reading and Study Skills. These tips provide valuable strategies to help improve retention of material.
    • Gives students additional tools to improve memory and learning.
  • Memory Tips & Learning Strategies- Each chapter includes a "Memory Tips" and "Learning Strategies" which assist students in learning new vocabulary and can be applied to a variety of learning situations.
  • Comprehensive pedagogy– Each chapter contains “Words to Learn,” “Power Words,” “Chapter Review,” and “Puzzle Fun.”
    • These activities enhance a student's learning by providing interesting and compelling practice and review.

    Table of Contents

    PREFACE

    ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

     

    CHAPTER ONE: MEMORY AND LEARNING 1

    Part A: Memory—Don’t Leave Home Without It

    The Memory Process

    Research Findings About Memory

    Part B: Multiple Learning Strategies for Vocabulary and Beyond

    Our Final Thought!

    Androgogy Versus Pedagogy

    How to Use This Information

     

    CHAPTER TWO: LEARNING WORDS: A STRATEGY FOR SURVIVAL

    Memory Tip Intend to Remember

    Learning Strategy SSCD

    Part A

    Words to Learn

    See and Say

    Structural Elements

    Context Clues

    Dictionary

    Practice Exercises

    Multiple Choice

    Fill in the Blank

    Correct or Incorrect?

    Short Answer 1

    Part B

    Words to Learn

    See and Say

    Structural Elements

    Context Clues

    Dictionary

    Practice Exercises

    Multiple Choice

    Fill in the Blank

    Correct or Incorrect?

    Short Answer

    Power Words

    Practice Exercises

    Chapter Review

    Extend Your Learning

    Expanded Word Forms

    Puzzle Fun

    CHAPTER THREE: USING WORDS PROPERLY—RIGHT TIME, RIGHT PLACE

    Memory Tip Organize the Material

    Learning Strategy Context Clues Part I

    Part A

    Words to Learn

    See and Say

    Structural Elements

    Context Clues

    Dictionary

    Practice Exercises

    Multiple Choice

    Fill in the Blank

    Correct or Incorrect?

    Short Answer

    Part B

    Words to Learn

    See and Say

    Structural Elements

    Context Clues

    Dictionary

    Practice Exercises

    Multiple Choice

    Fill in the Blank

    Correct or Incorrect?

    Short Answer

    Power Words

    Practice Exercises

    Chapter Review

    Extend Your Learning

    Expanded Word Forms

    Puzzle Fun

     

    CHAPTER FOUR: WORDS: AN ACCESSORY FOR LEARNING

    Memory Tip Test/Retest

    Learning Strategy Context Clues Part II

    Part A

    Words to Learn

    See and Say

    Structural Elements

    Context Clues

    Dictionary

    Practice Exercises

    Multiple Choice

    Fill in the Blank

    Correct or Incorrect?

    Short Answer

    Part B

    Words to Learn

    See and Say

    Structural Elements

    Context Clues

    Dictionary

    Practice Exercises

    Multiple Choice

    Fill in the Blank

    Correct or Incorrect?

    Short Answer

    Power Words

    Practice Exercises

    Chapter Review

    Extend Your Learning

    Expanded Word Forms

    Puzzle Fun

     

    CHAPTER FIVE: HEADED IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

    Memory Tip Overlearn the Material

    Learning Strategy Primary Rehearsal Strategies: Tri-Fold

    Part A

    Words to Learn

    See and Say

    Structural Elements

    Context Clues

    Dictionary

    Practice Exercises

    Multiple Choice

    Fill in the Blank

    Correct or Incorrect?

    Short Answer

    Part B

    Words to Learn

    See and Say

    Structural Elements

    Context Clues

    Dictionary

    Practice Exercises

    Multiple Choice

    Fill in the Blank

    Correct or Incorrect?

    Short Answer

    Power Words

    Practice Exercises

    Chapter Review

    Extend Your Learning

    Expanded Word Forms

    Puzzle Fun

     

    CHAPTER SIX: CONSTANT REVIEW: AN EFFECTIVE STRATEGY

    Memory Tip Space Your Learning

    Learning Strategy Metacognition

    Part A

    Words to Learn

    See and Say

    Structural Elements

    Context Clues

    Dictionary

    Practice Exercises

    Multiple Choice

    Fill in the Blank

    Correct or Incorrect?

    Short Answer

    Part B

    Words to Learn

    See and Say

    Structural Elements

    Context Clues

    Dictionary

    Practice Exercises

    Multiple Choice

    Fill in the Blank

    Correct or Incorrect?

    Short Answer

    Power Words

    Practice Exercises

    Chapter Review

    Extend Your Learning

    Puzzle Fun

     

    CHAPTER SEVEN: REMEMBERING NEW WORDS

    Memory Tip Memory Techniques: Mnemonics, Association, and Visualization

    Learning Strategy Secondary Rehearsal Strategies (SRS)

    Part A

    Words to Learn

    See and Say

    Structural Elements

    Context Clues

    Dictionary

    Practice Exercises

    Multiple Choice

    Fill in the Blank

    Correct or Incorrect?

    Short Answer

    Part B

    Words to Learn

    See and Say

    Structural Elements

    Context Clues

    Dictionary

    Practice Exercises

    Multiple Choice

    Fill in the Blank

    Correct or Incorrect?

    Short Answer

    Power Words

    Practice Exercise

    Chapter Review

    Extend Your Learning

    Expanded Word Forms

    Puzzle Fun

     

    CHAPTER EIGHT: NO UNLEARNING ALLOWED! USE IT OR LOSE IT!

    Memory Tip Study Before Bed

    Learning Strategy Frequency of Forgetting

    Part A

    Words to Learn

    See and Say

    Structural Elements

    Context Clues

    Dictionary

    Practice Exercises

    Multiple Choice

    Fill in the Blank

    Correct or Incorrect?

    Short Answer

    Part B

    Words to Learn

    See and Say

    Structural Elements

    Context Clues

    Dictionary

    Practice Exercises

    Multiple Choice

    Fill in the Blank

    Correct or Incorrect?

    Short Answer

    Power Words

    Practice Exercises

    Chapter Review

    Extend Your Learning

    Expanded Word Forms

    Puzzle Fun

     

    CHAPTER NINE: PREPARATION: THE KEY TO SUCCESS

    Memory Tip Memory Games 1

    Learning Strategy Recitation–Restating in Your Own Words from Memory

    Part A

    Words to Learn

    See and Say

    Structural Elements

    Context Clues

    Dictionary

    Practice Exercises

    Multiple Choice

    Fill in the Blank

    Correct or Incorrect?

    Short Answer

    Part B

    Words to Learn

    See and Say

    Structural Elements

    Context Clues

    Dictionary

    Practice Exercises

    Multiple Choice

    Fill in the Blank

    Correct or Incorrect?

    Short Answer

    Power Words

    Practice Exercises

    Chapter Review

    Extend Your Learning

    Expanded Word Forms

    Puzzle Fun

     

    CHAPTER TEN: WORDS: THE BEGINNING, NOT THE END

    Memory Tip Using Multiple Senses to Aid Memory

    Learning Strategy Your Learning Environment

    Part A

    Words to Learn

    See and Say

    Structural Elements

    Context Clues

    Dictionary

    Practice Exercises

    Multiple Choice

    Fill in the Blank

    Correct or Incorrect?

    Short Answer

    Part B

    Words to Learn

    See and Say

    Structural Elements

    Context Clues

    Dictionary

    Practice Exercises

    Multiple Choice

    Fill in the Blank

    Correct or Incorrect?

    Short Answer

    Power Words

    Practice Exercises

    Chapter Review

    Extend Your Learning

    Expanded Word Forms

    Puzzle Fun

     

    CHAPTER ELEVEN: DEDICATION TO LEARNING NEW VOCABULARY

    Memory Tip Seeing the Big Picture – How Does Everything Fit Together?

    Learning Strategy Using the Internet as a Resource

    Part A

    Words to Learn

    See and Say

    Structural Elements

    Context Clues

    Dictionary

    Practice Exercises

    Multiple Choice

    Fill in the Blank

    Correct or Incorrect?

    Short Answer

    Part B

    Words to Learn

    See and Say

    Structural Elements

    Context Clues

    Dictionary

    Practice Exercises

    Multiple Choice

    Fill in the Blank

    Correct or Incorrect?

    Short Answer

    Power Words

    Practice Exercises

    Chapter Review

    Extend Your Learning

    Expanded Word Forms

    Puzzle Fun

     

    APPENDIX A: ANSWERS TO MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS

    APPENDIX B: WORD LIST WITH CHAPTER NUMBERS



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