Effects of interactive vocabulary instruction on the vocabulary learning and reading comprehension of junior-high learning disabled students

Bos, C. S., & Anders, P. L.
The study examined the effectiveness of interactive strategies, including semantic mapping, semantic feature analysis, and semantic/syntactic feature analysis, against definition instruction. Students were grouped into four intervention conditions: semantic mapping, semantic feature analysis, semantic/syntactic feature analysis, or definition instruction.
Common Core State Standards: 
Instructional Strategies: 
Semantic Mapping
Word Analysis
Supporting Struggling Students: 

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