Words Their Way (R) is a hands-on, developmentally-driven approach to word study that illustrates how to integrate and teach children phonics, vocabulary, and spelling skills. Building on its best-selling approach, this edition of Words Their Way continues the phenomenon that has helped thousands of children improve their literacy skills. The keys to this successful, research-based approach are to know your students' literacy progress, organize for instruction, and implement word study. This Sixth Edition lists the Common Core State Standards for each activity, and features enhanced discussions, activities, and content.
KEY TOPICS: Learn a teacher-directed, child-centered plan for vocabulary growth and spelling development. Access hundreds of proven assessments, word lists, pictures and games in the text, in the appendices, and on the new Web Resources site. Follow the strategies for getting to know your students, organizing for instruction, and implementing and assessing students' grasp of word study concepts while making the most of classroom time.
MARKET: Written for professional development facilitators and their program participants, literacy coaches, reading specialists, and classroom teachers.