The Fundamentals of Academic Vocabulary: Essential Concepts for Middle School Students and Their Teachers
In this International Dyslexia Association Perspectives article, author Jennifer Wells Greene defines academic vocabulary and discusses what makes it different from other types of vocabulary. The article outlines key priorities for word learning and provides several activities to promote vocabulary acquisition in the classroom.
Curriculum Connection / Connexion au programme-cadre
This article supports the teaching of academic language in the Junior and Intermediate grades.