Vocabulary for Success

Description

A systematic, complete approach to expanding vocabulary while improving close reading, writing, revision, and critical thinking skills
A nationwide teacher survey and current research indicate that new vocabulary words are most effectively presented in context, and that students need more instruction and practice in writing.

This structured, developmental program enables students to tackle unknown words and enlarge their vocabularies through effective strategies. Writing activities and reading techniques will help students on standardized tests as well as in their daily lives. 153–163 pages.

Features

  • Lesson Previews open the lessons with selected vocabulary words presented in context.
  • Lesson Words are the new vocabulary words, which are listed in two sections, along with respellings, definitions, synonyms, and context sentences.

Exercises include

  • sentence completion
  • synonyms
  • antonyms
  • concise writing
  • vocabulary and writing skill builders

Unit Reviews and Enrichment include

  • close reading
  • concise writing
  • analogies
  • vocabulary skill builders

Cumulative Reviews with additional exercises follow each unit.



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