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Using Vocabulary Instruction to Improve Reading Comprehension

  • 05/25/2020
  • 6:00 AM
  • 07/31/2020
  • 11:59 PM
  • Pickerington Local School District, Pickerington, Ohio, 43147

Using Vocabulary Instruction to Improve Reading Comprehension

Event Name: Using Vocabulary Instruction to Improve Reading Comprehension
Sponsor: Blythe Wood - PLSD
Type: Continuing Education
Chapter: N/A
Hours: 6
Dates / Times: Monday, May 25- July 31, 06:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Approved for 3 credits @ Rio Grande College


Bringing Words to Life, Second Edition: Robust Vocabulary Instruction: 2nd Edition – Beck, McKeown, & Kucan

Greek and Latin Roots - Keys to Building Vocabulary – Rasinski, Padak, Newton & Newton


1. Explore the impact of vocabulary instruction and its relationship to overall

2. Examine the vocabulary gap and explore ways to close the gap

3. Define morphology, explore its impact on vocabulary development and review tasks that can enhance knowledge in the area of morphology

4. Review current research in vocabulary development and research-based vocabulary instructional strategies that promote reading growth


1. Read Required text and materials provided by the instructor

2. Watch videos assigned by the instructor

3. Participate in weekly Google classroom discussions based on assigned readings/videos

Registration / More Info Link: N/A

Blythe Wood M.A.Ed., M.S.Ed., CALT, ICALP

Cost: Free

Katherine Wood


Location: Pickerington Local School District

Google Classroom

Pickerington, Ohio, 43147

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