Teaching Individual Words

One Size Does Not Fit All


Michael F. Graves

Helping students master a broad range of individual words is a vital part of effective vocabulary instruction. Building on his bestselling The Vocabulary Book, Michael Graves describes a practical program for teaching individual words in the K–8 classroom. Designed to foster effective, efficient, and engaging differentiated instruction, Teaching Individual Words combines the latest research with vivid illustrations from real classrooms.

Get ready to bridge the vocabulary gap with this user-friendly teaching tool that includes

  • Tactics proven successful for teaching individual words, including how to select words to teach
  • Detailed lesson examples for introductory instruction, for reviewing words, and for assessing word knowledge
  • Strategies that will work across grade levels to meet the needs of struggling readers, average readers, gifted readers, and English language learners

© 2009 | 120 pp.
IRA stock no. 9189
Copublished with Teachers College Press

Teaching Individual Words

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