Quigley examines how closing the vocabulary gap between our ‘word poor' and ‘word rich' students could prove the vital difference between school failure and success. He presents the case for teacher-led efforts to significantly improve students vocabulary across the curriculum, illustrating how vocabulary is a critical strand of reading and understanding.
The tools and activities he presents are practical, easy to use and grounded in the latest evidence. His aims to help teachers to quickly improve students vocabulary acquisition; supporting reading and accelerating learning.
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