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2019 Conference

May 28–31, 2019

Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference Center, Framingham MA

MATSOL 2019 Conference Online Program

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Individualized Vocabulary Development through Independent Reading

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 2:30 PM–3:15 PM EDT add to calendar
Session Abstract

Presenting a classroom-tested vocabulary program that lets students work at their own level, choosing their own words and texts. It’s way to tie independent reading to vocabulary development and let each student work at her own pace. Not a panacea, but one part of a balanced ELA program.

Session Type

Practice-Oriented Presentation (45 minutes)

Topic Strand

Vocabulary and Grammar

Education Sector

PK-12 Education

PK-12 Focus
Upper Elementary
Middle School
High School
Newcomer Programs
SLIFE Programs
Dual Language Programs
English Learners with Disabilities


Douglas Bishop, D Ed, Lowell Public Schools
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