The Vocabulary Book
Teaching Word-Learning Strategies
Michael F. Graves
The author describes five ways to help students increase their proficiency at learning words on their own:
Using context to unlock the meanings of unknown words
Using word parts to unlock the meanings to unknown words
Using the dictionary and related reference tools
Developing a strategy for dealing with unknown words
Adopting a personal approach to building vocabulary
Graves, M.F. (2006).
Teaching Word-Learning Strategies.
In The Vocabulary Book (pp. 91-118). New York; Newark, DE; and Urbana, IL: Teachers College Press.