Words Their Way Word Sorts for Derivational Relations Spellers
ISBN: 0134773667
EAN13: 9780134773667
Language: English
Pages: 248
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
For courses in Reading Methods (Supplementary) / Phonological Awareness and Phonics 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 prepared sorts and activities covering the full curriculum of word study for advanced readers and writers in the derivational relations stage of spelling development. Complete with 65 reproducible sorts, and dozens of other activities and assessments, this book provides all of the resources needed to engage in generative word study. 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. The 3rd Editio n includes enhanced step-by-step directions for each sort, generalizations for each lesson, questions to facilitate critical thinking, support for English learners, as well as weekly and unit assessments.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover The Third Edition of this stage-specific companion volume to Words Their Way: Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling Instruction provides a complete curriculum of reproducible sorts, activities, assessments, and detailed directions for the teacher working with students in the derivational relations stage of spelling. In this volume, the active hands-on sorting approach involves advanced readers in generative word study. This involves a deep examination of the structure or morphology of written words and how the spelling of words represents meaning units: prefixes, suffixes, base words, and Latin and Greek roots. This Third Edition includes: Basic and Advanced levels comprising 65 reproducible sorts organized into 12 units Step-by-step directions to guide students through each sorting lesson Generalizations for each lesson highlighting what students should learn from each activity Guidance in studying and applying knowledge of word origins Instruction in how to use unabridged dictionaries and online resources Open-ended teacher questions to facilitate critical thinking Guidance teaching English Learners, including information on cognates and other related words Weekly and unit assessments

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