How to teach vocabulary to second graders

Author: Claudia Lucia Frick Romero

Year: 2010

Title: How to teach vocabulary to second graders

Summary: This study consists of three parts. In the first part, the work focuses on teaching new vocabulary to second graders. Special attention is paid to the different learning strategies when presenting new vocabulary and to the choice of suitable activities for learners of seven and eight years old. In the second section, the work introduces the use of portfolios as tools to promote reflection while learning. In the last section, the pedagogical proposal offers a practical application of the strategies to present new vocabulary.

Key words: Vocabulary, age factor, learning strategies, portfolio, affective factor, learning styles, total physical response, safari, animals.

Library barcode: FRI 342.44