Academic Vocabulary Toolkit 2: Classroom Set

  • AUTHOR: Dr. Kate Kinsella
  • ISBN-13: 9781285274164 
  • Grade(s): 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • Mixed Media 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2013     Published
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About The Product

Contains 25 copies of the student book and FREE teachers guide with professional development DVD and assessment CD-ROM with ExamView.


  • 100 academic/high-utility vocabulary words in each book, for a 200 word total, to promote academic fluency
  • Words found on standardized exams and state academic word lists
  • Embedded grammar and syntax targets improve sentence-level accuracy
  • Dr. Kinsella's distinctive vocabulary routine maximizes student engagement and increases academic performance.
  • Professional Development DVD featuring Dr. Kate Kinsella and other educators with model lessons to assist teachers with instruction.
  • Mastering high-use words for academic achievement. Students become agile communicators with essential words for analysis, synthesis, justification and argumentation.

About the Contributor

  • Dr. Kate Kinsella

    Kate Kinsella, Ed.D., is a teacher educator at San Francisco State University and a highly sought after speaker and consultant to school districts throughout the United States regarding development of academic language and literacy across the K–12 subject areas. Her 25-year teaching career focus has been equipping children from diverse backgrounds with the communication, reading, and writing skills to be career and college ready. Dr. Kinsella remains active in K–12 classrooms by providing in-class coaching and by teaching an academic literacy class for adolescent English Learners. Her extensive publishing career includes articles, chapters, English Learners’ dictionaries, and reading intervention programs. A former Fulbright TESOL lecturer, Dr. Kinsella was co-editor of the CATESOL Journal from 2000–2005 and served on the editorial board of the TESOL Journal from 1999–2003. Dr. Kinsella lives in California with her family, including two young adopted children, Jane Dzung from Vietnam and John Carlos from Guatemala.


Teacher Components

  • Academic Vocabulary Toolkit 2: Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView®  (ISBN-10: 113331290X | ISBN-13: 9781133312901)
    Dr. Kate Kinsella’s NEW Academic Vocabulary Toolkit is designed for long-term middle and high school English learners who are under-prepared and struggling to progress. Students are provided the opportunity to not only learn high-use academic words, but also correctly employ these words in speaking and writing exercises. Using Dr. Kate Kinsella’s unique vocabulary teaching process, students will receive the tools needed to master key academic vocabulary, re-engage in school settings, and increase scores on state assessments.
  • Academic Vocabulary Toolkit 2: Teacher’s Guide with Professional Development DVD  (ISBN-10: 1285062132 | ISBN-13: 9781285062136)
    Instructional routines, guided lesson scripts, and flexible pacing options.