Words Their Way

Words Their Way : Word Sorts for Letter Name - Alphabetic Spellers

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We believe that the hands-on word sorting approach to word study is invaluable to you and your students. Broaden your word study understanding and instruction with this expanded word sorting tool for week by week implementation with Letter Name-Alphabetic spellers (Grades K - 3). This stage-specific companion volume to Words Their Way (R): Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling Instruction provides a complete curriculum of reproducible sorts and detailed directions for the teacher working with students in the letter name-alphabetic stage of spelling. NOTE: This ISBN is 3 hole punched This second edition boasts 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 Responses from the field... A strength of each chapter is the Notes for the Teacher section that introduces each set of sorts. This reminds teachers about developmental appropriateness and pacing variations based on learner needs. Clearly the gradual release of responsibility model of guided instruction is promoted and reinforced throughout the text. Barbara Pettegrew, Otterbein College Chapter layout is excellent. Format is designed to include anything that might be needed for the lesson, and each takes you step by step through the process being taught, allowing time for students to internalize and firm up the skills and strategies. Susan K. McCloskey, California State University, Fresno Meet the Authors Francine Johnston is Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she teaches reading, language arts, and children's literature. A former first-grade teacher and reading specialist. Marcia Invernizzi is Director of the McGuffey Reading Center at the University of Virginia exploring developmental universals in non-English orthographies. A former English and reading teacher, Marcia works with children experiencing difficulties learning to read and write in intervention programs such as Virginia's Early Intervention Reading Initiative and Book Buddies Donald Bear is Director of the E.L. Cord Foundation Center for Learning and Literacy at the University of Nevada, Reno, assessing and teaching students who experience difficulties learning to read and write. A former preschool and elementary teacher, Donald currently researches literacy development with a special interest in students who speak languages other than English, and he partners with schools and districts to consider assessment and literacy instruction. Shane Templeton is Foundation Professor of Literacy Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno. A former classroom teacher at the primary and secondary levels, he researches the development of orthographic and vocabulary knowledge.
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Product details

  • 0-18
  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 203.2 x 269.24 x 10.16mm | 294.83g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Boston, MA, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0135145805
  • 9780135145807
  • 6,325

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Responses from the field...A strength of each chapter is the Notes for the Teacher section that introduces each set of sorts. This reminds teachers about developmental appropriateness and pacing variations based on learner needs. Clearly the gradual release of responsibility model of guided instruction is promoted and reinforced throughout the text.Barbara Pettegrew, Otterbein College Chapter layout is excellent. Format is designed to include anything that might be needed for the lesson, and each takes you step by step through the process being taught, allowing time for students to internalize and firm up the skills and strategies.Susan K. McCloskey, California State University, Fresno
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We believe that the hands-on word sorting approach to word study is invaluable to you and your students. Broaden your word study understanding and instruction with this expanded word sorting tool for week by week implementation with Letter Name-Alphabetic spellers (Grades K - 3). This stage-specific companion volume to Words Their Way (R) Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling Instruction provides a complete curriculum of reproducible sorts and detailed directions for the teacher working with students in the letter name-alphabetic stage of spelling.



This second edition boasts

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

Responses from the field...

A strength of each chapter is the Notes for the Teacher section that introduces each set of sorts. This reminds teachers about developmental appropriateness and pacing variations based on learner needs. Clearly the gradual release of responsibility model of guided instruction is promoted and reinforced throughout the text.

Barbara Pettegrew, Otterbein College



Chapter layout is excellent. Format is designed to include anything that might be needed for the lesson, and each takes you step by step through the process being taught, allowing time for students to internalize and firm up the skills and strategies.

Susan K. McCloskey, California State University, Fresno



Meet the Authors

Francine Johnston is Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she teaches reading, language arts, and children's literature. A former first-grade teacher and reading specialist. Marcia Invernizzi is Director of the McGuffey Reading Center at the University of Virginia exploring developmental universals in non-English orthographies. A former English and reading teacher, Marcia works with children experiencing difficulties learning to read and write in intervention programs such as Virginia's Early Intervention Reading Initiative and Book Buddies Donald Bear is Director of the E.L. Cord Foundation Center for Learning and Literacy at the University of Nevada, Reno, assessing and teaching students who experience difficulties learning to read and write. A former preschool and elementary teacher, Donald currently researches literacy development with a special interest in students who speak languages other than English, and he partners with schools and districts to consider assessment and literacy instruction. Shane Templeton is Foundation Professor of Literacy Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno. A former classroom teacher at the primary and secondary levels, he researches the development of orthographic and vocabulary knowledge. For Professional Development Resources, visit www.allynbaconmerrill.com.

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About Francine Johnston

Francine Johnston is Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she teaches reading, language arts, and children's literature. A former first-grade teacher and reading specialist. Marcia Invernizzi is Director of the McGuffey Reading Center at the University of Virginia exploring developmental universals in non-English orthographies. A former English and reading teacher, Marcia works with children experiencing difficulties learning to read and write in intervention programs such as Virginia's Early Intervention Reading Initiative and Book Buddies Donald Bear is director of the E. L. Cord Foundation Center for Learning and Literacy where he and preservice, Master's and doctoral students teach and assess children who struggle to learn to read and write. Donald is a professor in the Department of Educational Specialties in the College of Education at the University of Nevada, Reno. Donald has been a classroom teacher and he researches and writes about literacy development and instruction. He is an author of numerous articles, book chapters, and books, including Words Their Way (R), Words Their Way (R) with English Learners, and Vocabulary Their Way. Shane Templeton is Foundation Professor of Literacy Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno. A former classroom teacher at the primary and secondary levels, he researches the development of orthographic and vocabulary knowledge.
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Table of contents

ContentsOverview 1SORTS for Early Letter name Alphabetic Spellers SORTS 1-5Digraphs and Blends Picture Sorts 29Notes for the Teacher 29Spell Check 3: Digraphs 35 and XX Spell Check 4: Blends X and X SPELL CHECK 4SORTS for Middle Letter Name Alphabetic Spellers SORTS 6-12Mixed-Vowel Word Families 51Notes for the Teacher 51Spell Check 4: Mixed-Vowel Word Families 55 and 63SORTS 13-26Picture Sorts for Short Vowels 65Notes for the Teacher 73SORTS for Late Letter Name Alphabetic Spellers SORTS 27-33Short Vowels in CVC Words 73Notes for the Teacher 73Spell Check 5: Short Vowels 80 and 92SORTS 34-37Introduction to R-Influenced Short Vowels 93Notes for the Teacher 93Spell Check 6: R-influenced short vowels XX SORT 38Contractions 97Notes for the Teacher 97Appendix 99
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