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Wordsmith: A Computerized Vocabulary Program for Students With High-Incidence Disabilities By Sean Lancaster Vocabulary Programs Wordsmith Prefixes, suffixes, & roots Vocabulary Strategies Key word strategies Word Mapping Expanding Vocabulary Applying strategies to academic terms

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Wordsmith: A Computerized Vocabulary Program for Students With High-Incidence Disabilities

By Sean Lancaster


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Vocabulary Programs With High-Incidence Disabilities

  • Wordsmith

    • Prefixes, suffixes, & roots

  • Vocabulary Strategies

    • Key word strategies

    • Word Mapping

  • Expanding Vocabulary

    • Applying strategies to academic terms

    • Research sponsored by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Grant # R44 HD054028-02


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Why Vocabulary Instruction? With High-Incidence Disabilities

  • Critical in the development of literacy skills (Ransby & Swanson, 2003)

  • Many students w/LD are significantly behind their nondisabled peers with regard to vocabulary development (Chall & Jacobs, 2003)

  • Vocabulary is under-studied component of reading instruction

  • Vocabulary instruction in complex

  • Some studies have shown that strategy instruction is a good fit for vocabulary instruction (Curtis & Longo, 2004)


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Consequences of low vocabulary With High-Incidence Disabilities

  • The difference in learning rate results in a gap of approximately 3,000 words between HA and LA students by second grade.

  • These same LA students by 5th grade have attained vocabularies similar to that of average second grade children (Biemiller & Slonim, in press).


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Vocabulary Instruction is complex & should address: With High-Incidence Disabilities

  • Generalized linguistic deficiencies

  • Memory deficits

  • Poor use of word learning strategies (Baker, Simmons, & Kameenui, 2003).


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Game One - Wordsmith: Prefix Edition With High-Incidence Disabilities

  • The Green Room

    • Introduce Prefixes

    • Game Preparation

    • Flash Cards with quizzes

  • Word Play

    • Controlled Practice

  • The Isolation Booth - Lightening Round

    • Advanced Practice

    • Fluency


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The Green Room With High-Incidence Disabilities


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Note Cards, Side One With High-Incidence Disabilities


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Note Cards, Side Two With High-Incidence Disabilities


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Word Play With High-Incidence Disabilities


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Isolation Booth With High-Incidence Disabilities


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Wordsmith: Suffix Edition (Root Words Coming Soon) With High-Incidence Disabilities

  • Green Room

  • Word Play

  • Isolation Booth


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Wordsmith Results With High-Incidence Disabilities

Percentage of Points Earned


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