Question: What is the best method for developing vocabulary skills?
Answer: The author suggests that no one textbook does the complete job. Suggests using lessons from multiple texts and from the Internet.
Quote: Effective use of context—arguably the predominant means of vocabulary development for most of our students and termed one of ‘the most valuable kinds of knowledge on can have’…is a skill that deserves every possible effort toward this goal.” Pp. 480-481.
Title: “Improving Materials for Teaching Context Skills.” CD Slawson. Journal of Reading (March 1991), 456-461.