Vocabulary tricks: Effects of instruction in morphology and context on fifth-grade students' ability to derive and infer word meanings

Baumann, J. F., Edwards, E. C., Boland, E. M., Olejnik, S., & Kame'enui, E. J.

The study assessed the effects of morphemic and contextual analysis strategies embedded within subject instruction on students' ability to learn word meanings and comprehend text. Students in the treatment group received instruction in morphemic and context analysis for vocabulary instruction. The comparison group received business-as-usual instruction (i.e., textbook vocabulary instruction).

Common Core State Standards: 
Foundational Skills
Instructional Strategies: 
Word Analysis
Semantic Mapping

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