Words Their Way: Word Sorts for within Word Pattern Spellers (Paperback)
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Short Description for Words Their Way Designed for use as part of a reading curriculum where word pattern spelling is covered, this supplemental book expands and enriches the practical, research-based, and classroom proven way to study words with students, specifically Word Pattern spelling.
- Published: 01 June 2008
- Format: Paperback 160 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780135148433 ISBN 10: 013514843X
- Sales rank: 1,332
Full description for Words Their Way
Words Their Way (t) companion volumes, 2e We believe that the hands-on word sorting approach to word study is invaluable to you and your students. These stage-specific companion volumes to Words Their Way: Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling Instruction provide a complete curriculum of reproducible sorts and detailed directions for the teacher working with students in each stage of spelling development, from emergent through derivational relations. NEW! All second editions boast * Literature Connections making links between features being studies and valuable children's literature * Targeted Learners sections that clarify which students will benefit most from the instruction * Spell Checks and other Assessments available more frequently throughout * High Frequency Words receive special attention Designed to help teachers working with transitional readers in the within word pattern stage of spelling development (Grades 1 - 4), the sorts in this companion volume help students begin contrasting long and short vowels and sorting words by grammatical and semantic features. The book begins by reexamining short- and long-vowel sounds with picture sorts, moving on to word sorts to thoroughly examine vowel patterns and assess students' understanding of short- and long-vowel patterns. The text moves on to dipthongs and other ambiguous vowel sounds, and finally to complex consonants and consonant clusters, contractions, inflectional endings and homophones.