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Words Their Way (R) companion volumes, 2e
We believe that the hands-on word sorting approach to word study is invaluable to you and your students. These stage-specific companion volumes to Words Their Way (R): Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling Instruction provide a complete curriculum of reproducible sorts and detailed directions for the teacher working with students in each stage of spelling development, from emergent through derivational relations.
Broaden your word study understanding and instruction with this expanded word sorting tool for week by week implementation with Letter Name-Alphabetic spellers (Grades K - 3). This collection of sorts includes both picture and word sorts for students who are in the letter name-alphabetic stage of spelling development, beginning readers. Sorting lessons begin with picture sorts that quickly review initial consonants and then cover same-vowel word families and digraphs and blends. These sorting activities are followed by a short vowel study apart from word families and continue reviewing digraph and blends in CVC words. The last sorts introduce r-controlled vowels and contractions.
Contents Overview 1 SORTS for Early Letter name Alphabetic Spellers SORTS 1-5 Review Sorts for Initial Consonants 3 Notes for the Teacher Spell Check 1: Initial Consonants SORTS 6-12 Same-Vowel Word Families with Pictures Notes for the Teacher Spell Check 2: Same-Vowel Word Families 27 SORTS 13-26 Digraphs and Blends Picture Sorts 29 Notes for the Teacher 29 Spell Check 3: Digraphs 35 and XX Spell Check 4: Blends X and X SPELL CHECK 4 SORTS for Middle Letter Name Alphabetic Spellers SORTS 27-33 Mixed-Vowel Word Families 51 Notes for the Teacher 51 Spell Check 4: Mixed-Vowel Word Families 55 and 63 SORTS 34-37 Picture Sorts for Short Vowels 65 Notes for the Teacher 73 SORTS for Late Letter Name Alphabetic Spellers SORTS 38-47 Short Vowels in CVC Words 73 Notes for the Teacher 73 Spell Check 5: Short Vowels 80 and 92 SORTS 48-49 Introduction to R-Influenced Short Vowels 93 Notes for the Teacher 93 Spell Check 6: R-influenced short vowels XX SORT 50 Contractions 97 Notes for the Teacher 97 Appendix 99