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How Can We Make Vocabulary Instruction Matter?

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The importance of vocabulary knowledge is no more apparent than in its contribution to reading comprehension. Unfortunately, vocabulary is often simplified to learning 8-10 words per week. This pace is not sufficient for long-term success. To build truly broad vocabularies that lead to successful reading comprehension, instruction should focus on developing rich connections between words to construct conceptual knowledge.

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