Word Study for Phonics, Spelling, and Vocabulary Instruction, 7th edition

  • Donald R. Bear, 
  • Marcia Invernizzi, 
  • Shane Templeton, 
  • Francine R. Johnston

Your access includes:

  • Search, highlight, notes, and more
  • Easily create flashcards
  • Use the app for access anywhere
  • 14-day refund guarantee

$10.99per month

Minimum 4-month term, pay monthly or pay $43.96 upfront

Learn more, spend less

  • Find it fast

    Quickly navigate your eTextbook with search

  • Stay organized

    Access all your eTextbooks in one place

  • Easily continue access

    Keep learning with auto-renew


Word Study is a hands-on, developmental approach to word study. It clearly illustrates how you can integrate and teach phonics, vocabulary and spelling skills to all students. Guided by informed research of spelling errors and literacy behaviors, it offers a systematic, teacher-directed and child-centered plan for the study of words from kindergarten to high school. Emphasis is placed on knowing your students' literacy progress, organizing instruction, and implementing word study.

The 7th Edition features a new chapter on organizing word study, as well as new activities, progress monitoring materials and sample lessons. Word Study provides a complete word study curriculum that will motivate and engage your students while helping them to succeed in literacy learning.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2023) - Copyright © 2024

ISBN-13: 9780138224400

Subject: Reading & Literacy

Category: Phonics


  1. Developmental Word Knowledge
  2. Getting Started: The Assessment of Orthographic Development
  3. Word Study Principles and Practices
  4. Word Study for Learners in the Emergent Stage
  5. Word Study for Beginners in the Letter Name-Alphabetic Stage
  6. Word Study for Transitional Learners in the Within Word Pattern Stage
  7. Word Study for Intermediate Readers and Writers: The Syllables and Affixes Stage
  8. Word Study for Advanced Readers and Writers: The Derivational Relations Stage
  9. Implementation of Word Study Instruction: Schedules, Routines, and Materials

Your questions answered

Pearson+ is your one-stop shop, with eTextbooks and study videos designed to help students get better grades in college.

A Pearson eTextbook is an easy‑to‑use digital version of the book. You'll get upgraded study tools, including enhanced search, highlights and notes, flashcards and audio. Plus learn on the go with the Pearson+ app.

Your eTextbook subscription gives you access for 4 months. You can make a one‑time payment for the initial 4‑month term or pay monthly. If you opt for monthly payments, we will charge your payment method each month until your 4‑month term ends. You can turn on auto‑renew in My account at any time to continue your subscription before your 4‑month term ends.

When you purchase an eTextbook subscription, it will last 4 months. You can renew your subscription by selecting Extend subscription on the Manage subscription page in My account before your initial term ends.

If you extend your subscription, we'll automatically charge you every month. If you made a one‑time payment for your initial 4‑month term, you'll now pay monthly. To make sure your learning is uninterrupted, please check your card details.

To avoid the next payment charge, select Cancel subscription on the Manage subscription page in My account before the renewal date. You can subscribe again in the future by purchasing another eTextbook subscription.

Channels is a video platform with thousands of explanations, solutions and practice problems to help you do homework and prep for exams. Videos are personalized to your course, and tutors walk you through solutions. Plus, interactive AI‑powered summaries and a social community help you better understand lessons from class.

Channels is an additional tool to help you with your studies. This means you can use Channels even if your course uses a non‑Pearson textbook.

When you choose a Channels subscription, you're signing up for a 1‑month, 3‑month or 12‑month term and you make an upfront payment for your subscription. By default, these subscriptions auto‑renew at the frequency you select during checkout.

When you purchase a Channels subscription it will last 1 month, 3 months or 12 months, depending on the plan you chose. Your subscription will automatically renew at the end of your term unless you cancel it.

We use your credit card to renew your subscription automatically. To make sure your learning is uninterrupted, please check your card details.