Common Core in Your Classroom

Teaching 50,000 Words: Meeting and Exceeding the Common Core State Standards for Vocabulary

Michael F. Graves & Gregory C. Sales


Having a substantial vocabulary is key to students’ success in the classroom and in the real world. In this article, you’ll learn how to design an effective comprehensive vocabulary program that incorporates teaching individual words and word learning strategies, providing rich and varied language experiences, and fostering word consciousness. Graves and Sales provide numerous resources for bolstering your instruction to help students meet and exceed the rigorous vocabulary standards found in the CCSS.

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© 2013
doi: 10.1598/e-ssentials.8035

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