Words Their Way: Word Sorts for Syllables and Affixes Spellers,
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Words Their Way: Word Sorts for Syllables and Affixes Spellers
The Words Their Way core text and this supplemental text provide teachers with the knowledge and tools to meet the wide range of needs in the average classroom.
This collection of word-sorting activities is for students who are in the syllables and affixes stage of spelling development, typically intermediate or advanced readers and writers (Grades 3 to 8).
The sorts in this collection present 24 words each week, selected according to their frequency of occurrence in reading materials, and allow students to discover spelling generalizations or to compare syllable juncture features and patterns.
Numerous features support effective teaching and learning, including:
58 reproducible sortsthat are available for students to use in hands-on sorting activities.
Literature Connections which make links between the features being studied and valuable children’s literature.
Targeted Learners sections that clarify which students will benefit most from the instruction.
High Frequency Words which receive special attention.
Notes for the Teacher that 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, and offer suggestions for literature connections and games.
Directions for how to introduce the sort, as well as additional teaching tips, which are included in each lesson.
NEW! Clearly stated generalizations for each lesson.
NEW! Step-by-step directions for each sort, expanded to encourage active thinking with questions to guide reflection and generalizing.
NEW! A new pacing chart and goal setting form to provide guidelines for placing students in the lesson progression, suggestions for modifying the progression of sorts, and tools to monitor students’ progress through each unit.
NEW! Suggestions for how to explore the meaning of words.
NEW! "Apply" activities that engage students with active thinking in order to recognize and explore generalizations about how words work.
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