Words Their Way: Pearson New International Edition

Words Their Way: Pearson New International Edition : Word Sorts for Letter Name - Alphabetic Spellers

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Words Their Way (R) 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 (R): 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.

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 collection of sorts includes both picture and word sorts for students who are in the letter name-alphabetic stage of spelling development, beginning readers. Sorting lessons begin with picture sorts that quickly review initial consonants and then cover same-vowel word families and digraphs and blends. These sorting activities are followed by a short vowel study apart from word families and continue reviewing digraph and blends in CVC words. The last sorts introduce r-controlled vowels and contractions.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 5mm | 228g
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 2nd edition
  • 1292041447
  • 9781292041445
  • 1,615,717

Table of contents


Overview 1

SORTS for Early Letter name Alphabetic Spellers


Review Sorts for Initial Consonants 3

Notes for the Teacher

Spell Check 1: Initial Consonants

SORTS 6-12

Same-Vowel Word Families with Pictures

Notes for the Teacher

Spell Check 2: Same-Vowel Word Families 27

SORTS 13-26

Digraphs and Blends Picture Sorts 29

Notes for the Teacher 29

Spell Check 3: Digraphs 35 and XX

Spell Check 4: Blends X and X SPELL CHECK 4

SORTS for Middle Letter Name Alphabetic Spellers

SORTS 27-33

Mixed-Vowel Word Families 51

Notes for the Teacher 51

Spell Check 4: Mixed-Vowel Word Families 55 and 63

SORTS 34-37

Picture Sorts for Short Vowels 65

Notes for the Teacher 73

SORTS for Late Letter Name Alphabetic Spellers

SORTS 38-47

Short Vowels in CVC Words 73

Notes for the Teacher 73

Spell Check 5: Short Vowels 80 and 92

SORTS 48-49

Introduction to R-Influenced Short Vowels 93

Notes for the Teacher 93

Spell Check 6: R-influenced short vowels XX


Contractions 97

Notes for the Teacher 97

Appendix 99
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