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Vocabulary Instruction for Struggling Students

by Patricia F. Vadasy Patricia Nelson

Addressing a key skill in reading, writing, and speaking, this comprehensive book is grounded in cutting-edge research on vocabulary development. It presents evidence-based instructional approaches for at-risk students, including English language learners and those with learning difficulties. Coverage ranges from storybook reading interventions for preschoolers to direct instruction and independent word-learning strategies for older students. Guidance is provided on using word lists effectively and understanding how word features influence learning. The book also reviews available vocabulary assessment tools and describes how to implement them in a response-to-intervention framework.

The Western Paradox: A Conservation Reader

by Bernard Devoto Arthur M. Schlesinger Patricia Nelson Douglas Brinkley

This book is the fascinating record of DeVoto's crusade to save the West from itself.

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