Bringing Words to Life has enlivened the classrooms of hundreds of thousands of teachers. Responding to readers' success
stories, practical questions, and requests for extended examples, this ideal volume builds on the groundbreaking work of
Bringing Words to Life. The authors present additional tools, tips, and detailed explanations of such questions as which
words to teach, when and how to teach them, and how to adapt instruction for English language learners. They provide
specific instructional sequences, including assessments, for grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12, as well as interactive
lesson planning resources. Invaluable appendices feature engaging classroom activities and a comprehensive list of
children's books and stories with suggested vocabulary for study.
See also the authors' Bringing Words to Life, Second Edition: Robust Vocabulary Instruction, the authoritative guide to
research-based vocabulary instruction, as well as Making Sense of Phonics, Second Edition: The Hows and Whys, by Isabel
L. Beck and Mark E. Beck, an invaluable resource for K-3.