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The Key Vocabulary Routine

Training Book: The Key Vocabulary Routine (3rd Edition, 2013)


The Key Vocabulary Routine book is organized into chapters that reflect the topics covered in professional development for the routine. The book includes an introduction to vocabulary instruction, details about each instructional practice, classroom examples, and professional learning activities. There are also reproducible templates. Softcover, 262 pages.

US Shipping & Handling: $10.00 for 1st book; $5.00 for each additional book.  International rates: $32.00 for each book.

Item #BK-V. Please allow two weeks for delivery.  (4 weeks for international)

Online Guided Book Study: The Key Vocabulary Routine


Are you interested in learning instructional practices for teaching vocabulary in any subject using a book study that you can complete independently? This guided book study is the solution! The format for this professional learning is a do-it-yourself book study study using The Key Vocabulary Routine training book. You complete the independent learning at your own pace by logging into an online site that guides through the book study. You read chapters in the book, respond to reflection questions, and watch  videos. The book study is organized into four parts. You begin by watching a 45-minute introductory video that provides an overview the The Key Vocabulary Routine. For each part, you read assigned book chapters, and then watch a short, culminating video related to those chapters.You can complete this book study as an individual, or it can also be used within a peer learning community to provide a shared professional development experience.

Registration for the online guided book study includes a copy of the training book.

Contact us for details or use the Online PD Order Form.

US Shipping & Handling: $10.00 for 1st order; $5.00 for each additional order.

International Shipping & Handling: $32.00 for each.

Item #KVR-BS. Please allow two weeks for the course to be activated and delivery of book (four weeks for international).

Poster: Transition Words and Phrases


Dimensions: 22″ x 25.5″ — Standard size for laminating machine
Lists commonly used transition words and phrases organized by type that can help students recognize and use transitions to support comprehension and writing. The poster supports instructional practices used in The Key Comprehension Routine, Keys to Content Writing, and The Key Vocabulary Routine. Sold individually. Item #P-TW

Poster: Question Terms


Dimensions: 22″x 25.5″ — Standard size for laminating machine.
Lists question terms often found on assessments that are organized into levels of thinking based on Bloom’s Taxonomy. The poster promotes explicit teaching of question terms and question generation by students and supports instructional practices used in The Key Comprehension Routine and The Key Vocabulary Routine. Sold individually. Item #P-QT


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During this time period when onsite, face-to-face training and coaching is not possible, we offer multiple options for accessing our literacy PD content and instructional practices.

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