Links & Websites Website with teacher resources for vocabulary and comprehension instruction across content-area classrooms. Includes lesson plans, social studies units, science units, and English learner supports. http://wordgen.serpmedia.orgCategory: InstructionElementary InstructionSecondary InstructionReading InstructionRelated Resources: Booklets Promoting Vocabulary Development: Components of Effective Vocabulary Instruction Booklet with vocabulary lesson ideas and strategies, including explicit instruction, concept maps, word webs, semantic feature analysis, and advanced word study. Lessons Vocabulary Activities for Extended Student Practice Instructional activities for developing students' vocabulary, concept knowledge, and oral language. Includes ways to use graphic organizers, vocabulary word walls, and word games. Lessons Vocabulary Lesson Plan Calendar for planning vocabulary instruction across a four-week period. Provides example using instructional activities from "Vocabulary Activities for Extended Student Practice." Instructional Materials Vocabulary Instruction: Planning & Selecting Vocabulary Words to Preteach Before Reading Guidelines for selecting and explicitly teaching vocabulary words. Includes an instructional planning chart. Links & Websites Effective Social Studies Instruction to Promote Knowledge Acquisition and Vocabulary Learning of English Language Learners in the Middle Grades Description of specific instructional methods for enhancing social studies lessons to promote comprehension and vocabulary learning for secondary English learners.