The effects of instruction using semantic mapping on vocabulary and comprehension

Author: 
Margosein, C. M., Pascarella, E. T., & Pflaum, S. W.
Year: 
1982

The study compared the effectiveness of semantic mapping and context clues on students’ vocabulary and comprehension. In the semantic mapping group, the students learned new words using related known words. In the context clue group, students learned the meaning of the words using clues of word definitions embedded in rich context.

Type: 
Research
Common Core State Standards: 
Foundational Skills
Language
Instructional Strategies: 
Context Clues
Semantic Mapping
Fluency

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