Module 6: Structured Literacy: Vocabulary

Module 6: Structured Literacy: Vocabulary (Barksdale Reading Institute)

Learn how to teach vocabulary past the definition level and how to create a language-rich environment. 

Target Audience:
K-6 teachers and Administrators, Interventionists, and Special Education teachers.

From this module, participants will be able to…

  • Understand the challenges of vocabulary development as described in the Hart and Risley study and the implications for instruction.
  • Examine the role and relationship of vocabulary to reading comprehension in the Simple View of Reading and Scarborough’s Rope.
  • Identify the National Reading Panel’s 8 recommendations for vocabulary and the 3 instructional implications.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the multiple dimensions of language.
  • Align the MS-CCRS to the degrees of “knowing” a word.
  • Investigate the various types of assessments to measure vocabulary knowledge. 
  • Engage in effective strategies used to increase the opportunities for incidental vocabulary acquisition in the classroom.

Items to Bring or Prework: TBD


These modules do not have to be taken in any kind of specific order nor do all need to be attended.



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Date Time Session Instructor Faciliator Venue
Thu, Mar 21, 2019 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM All Day Session Marion McBride Jack McAlpin Lowery A Woodall Advanced Technology Center
Fri, Mar 22, 2019 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM All Day Session Marion McBride Jack McAlpin Lowery A Woodall Advanced Technology Center
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