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Words Their Way

Francine Johnston, Shane Templeton, Donald R. Bear and Marcia A. Invernizzi


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This third edition contains 59 prepared sorts covering the complete curriculum of word study for learners in the within word pattern stage of spelling development and includes a number of new features to support effective teaching and learning.
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  • Paperback
    $55.64
ISBN: 9780134575681
ANNOTATION:
This third edition contains 59 prepared sorts covering the complete curriculum of word study for learners in the within word pattern stage of spelling development and includes a number of new features to support effective teaching and learning.

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This third edition contains 59 prepared sorts covering the complete curriculum of word study for learners in the within word pattern stage of spelling development and includes a number of new features to support effective teaching and learning.

Publisher Description

This third edition contains 59 prepared sorts covering the complete curriculum of word study for learners in the within word pattern stage of spelling development and includes a number of new features to support effective teaching and learning.

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The ideal stage-specific companion to Words Their Way: Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling Instruction In keeping with the authors' belief that the hands-on word sorting approach to word study is invaluable to teachers and students alike, this volume presents 59 prepared sorts covering the complete curriculum of word study for the within word pattern stage of spelling development. Complete with blackline masters, specific teacher directions, suggestions for follow-up activities, and spellchecks for ongoing assessment, the word sort lessons in this book help teachers to encourage students to think about words and reach conclusions about how the spelling system works. This third edition includes a number of new features to support effective teaching and learning, among them: Clearly stated generalizations for each lesson; Suggestions on how to explore the meaning of words; Application activities that ask students to use the generalization to spell unfamiliar words and develop spelling and decoding strategies; Expanded step-by-step directions for each sort to encourage active thinking and open discussion, with questions to guide reflection and generalizing; Clear guidelines for placing students in the lesson progression; Suggestions for modifying the progression of sorts using a pacing chart; and A goal setting form to help teachers more accurately monitor students' progress throughout each unit. Together, the Words Their Way core text and this supplement provide teachers with the knowledge and tools to meet the wide range of needs in today's classrooms.

Author Biography

Marcia Invernizzi is Henderson Professor of Reading Education in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia. She and her multilingual doctoral students enjoy exploring developmental universals in non-English orthographies. A former English and reading teacher, Marcia extends her experience working with children who experience difficulties learning to read and write in numerous intervention programs, such as Virginia's Early Intervention Reading Initiative and Book Buddies. Francine Johnston is retired from the Department of Teacher Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she served as Director of Graduate Studies, Coordinator of the Reading Masters Program, and ran a clinic for struggling readers. Francine worked as a first grade teacher and reading specialist for 12 years before getting her doctorate at the University of Virginia where she first learned about a developmental approach to word study and worked with Dr. Marcia Invernizzi to develop word study materials and activities. She consults with school districts across the country and frequently serves as a professional development speaker. Francine is a co-author of many books, including Words Their Way: Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling Instruction. Donald R. Bear is Professor Emeritus in Literacy and Director of Literacy Centers at Iowa State University and University the University of Nevada, Reno. A former elementary teacher, Donald currently researches literacy development with a special interest in students who speak different languages and he partners with schools and districts to think about how to assess and conduct literacy instruction. Shane Templeton is Foundation Professor Emeritus of Literacy Studies in the College of Education at the University of Nevada, Reno. A former classroom teacher at the primary and secondary levels, he has focused his research on the development of orthographic and vocabulary knowledge. He has written several books on the teaching and learning of reading and language arts and is a member of the Usage Panel of the American Heritage Dictionary. Marcia, Francine, Donald, and Shane are the core authors of the Word Their Way

Table of Contents

Overview Sorts for Early Within Word Pattern Spellers Unit I: Short- and Long-Vowels: CVC and CVCe Unit II: Common Long-Vowel Patterns (CVCe and CVVC) Unit III: Less Common Long-Vowel Patterns Sorts for Middle Within Word Pattern Spellers Unit IV: Other Vowels: R-Influenced Vowel Patterns Unit V: Other Vowels: Diphthongs and Ambiguous Vowels Sorts for Late Within Word Pattern Spellers Unit VI: Beginning and Ending Complex Consonants Unit VII: Homophones Unit VIII: Additional Sorts Appendix

Long Description

In keeping with the authors' belief that the hands-on word sorting approach to word study is invaluable to teachers and students alike, this volume presents 59 prepared sorts covering the complete curriculum of word study for learners in the within word pattern stage of spelling development. Complete with blackline masters, specific teacher directions, suggestions for follow-up activities, and spellchecks for ongoing assessment, the word sort lessons in this book help teachers to encourage students to think about words and reach conclusions about how the spelling system works. This third edition includes a number of new features to support effective teaching and learning, such as clearly stated generalizations for each lesson, suggestions on how to explore the meaning of words, and application activities that ask students to use the generalization to spell unfamiliar words and develop spelling and decoding strategies. Together, the Words Their Way core text and this supplement provide teachers with the knowledge and tools to meet the wide range of needs in today's classrooms.

Feature

59 prepared sorts cover the complete curriculum of word study for the Within Word pattern stage of spelling development. Literature Connections make links between features being studied and valuable children's literature. Targeted Learners sections clarify which students will benefit most from the instruction. High Frequency Words receive special attention. Notes for the Teacher are found in each unit, and provide placement guidelines and background information about the features of study. The notes also describe weekly routines that ensure practice and enrichment, while offering suggestions for literature connections and games. Directions for how to introduce the sort as well as additional teaching tips in each lesson are included. All sorts are reproducible. A number of new features support effective teaching and learning, including: NEW! Clearly stated generalizations for each lesson, along with suggestions on how to explore the meaning of words, and application activities to help students use the generalization to spell unfamiliar words and develop spelling and decoding strategies. NEW! Expanded step-by-step directions for each sort to encourage active thinking and open discussions with questions to guide reflection and generalizing. NEW! Clear guidelines for placing students in the lesson progression , along with suggestions for modifying the progression of sorts using a pacing chart. NEW! A goal setting form to help teachers more accurately monitor students' progress throughout each unit.

New Feature

A number of new features support effective teaching and learning, including: Clearly stated generalizations for each lesson, along with suggestions on how to explore the meaning of words, and application activities to help students use the generalization to spell unfamiliar words and develop spelling and decoding strategies. Expanded step-by-step directions for each sort to encourage active thinking and open discussions with questions to guide reflection and generalizing. Clear guidelines for placing students in the lesson progression , along with suggestions for modifying the progression of sorts using a pacing chart. A goal setting form to help teachers more accurately monitor students' progress throughout each unit.

Product Details

Author
Francine Johnston, Shane Templeton, Donald R. Bear, Marcia A. Invernizzi
Year
2017
ISBN-10
0134575687
ISBN-13
9780134575681
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Pearson Education (us)
Pages
192
Publication Date
2017-01-04
Short Title
Words Their Way
Series
Words Their Way
Language
English
Edition
3rd
Subtitle
Word Sorts for Within Word Pattern Spellers
Audience
College/Higher Education