Words Their Way: Emergent Sorts for Spanish-Speaking English Learners
©2009 |Pearson | Available
Lori Helman, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Donald R. Bear, Iowa State University
Marcia Invernizzi, University of Virginia
Shane Templeton, University of Nevada, Reno
Francine R. Johnston, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
©2009 |Pearson | Available
Words Their Way® Emergent Sorts for Spanish Speaking English Learners is a new text providing strategic assistance for teachers working with native Spanish speakers. Based on the same solid research and using the same scope and sequence laid out in Words Their Way® with English Learners, this companion volume begins with a series of picture concept sorts that teach students how to sort, providing guidance to help teachers make sorting meaningful. The text develops a routine for introducing the English vocabulary, helping students learn the vocabulary before they sort.
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Wo>® Emergent Sorts for Spanish Speaking English Learners Contents Preface
OverviewUnit 1 ASSESSMENTS FOR THE EMERGENT STAGE Unit 2
INTEGRATING WORD STUDY INTO YOUR LANGUAGE ARTS BLOCK: A SAMPLE WEEKUnit 3 Learning to Sort
Developing Basic Vocabulary
Unit 6Connecting to Classroom Studies
Unit 7Phonological Awareness Picture Sorts
Activities For Alphabet KnowledgeUnit 9 Activities for Concept of Word in Print
Unit 10Teaching Beginning Consonant Sounds
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Donald R. Bear
Donald is director of the E. L. Cord Foundation Center for Learning and Literacy where he and preservice, Master’s and doctoral students teach and assess children who struggle to learn to read and write. Donald is a professor in the Department of Educational Specialties in the College of Education at the University of Nevada, Reno. Donald has been a classroom teacher and he researches and writes about literacy development and instruction. He is an author of numerous articles, book chapters, and books, including Words Their Way®, Words Their Way® with English Learners, and Vocabulary Their Way.
Marcia Invernizzi is Director of the McGuffey Reading Center at the University of Virginia exploring developmental universals in non-English orthographies. A former English and reading teacher, Marcia works with children experiencing difficulties learning to read and write in intervention programs such as Virginia’s Early Intervention Reading Initiative and Book Buddies.
Shane Templetonis Foundation Professor of Literacy Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno. A former classroom teacher at the primary and secondary levels, he researches the development of orthographic and vocabulary knowledge
Francine Johnston is Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she teaches reading, language arts, and children’s literature. A former first-grade teacher and reading specialist.
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