Focus on Vocabulary
A Focus on Vocabulary explores vocabulary development as a component of reading comprehension. The text examines research results on students' vocabulary acquisition and instruction that helps them develop the kind of vocabulary knowledge that will contribute to their reading success. Written by Fran Lehr, Jean Osborn, and Elfrieda H. Hiebert (2004), A Focus on Vocabulary is the second in the Research-Based Practices in Early Reading Series published by the Regional Educational Laboratory at Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL). For more information, visit PREL's vocabulary web page at http://www.prel.org/programs/rel/vocabularyforum.asp.
- A Focus on Fluency (2003)
- A Focus on Comprehension (2005)
- A Focus on Professional Development (2005)
The booklet series is available to download free on PREL's website.