NEW! Words Their Way: Word Study in Action Developmental Model. Following the 5 stages of spelling development, this classroom-ready package features all materials needed to assist teachers to instruct in phonics, vocabulary, and spelling.
Words Their Way is now listed as an Instructional Intervention Tool on the National Center on Response to Intervention (NCRTI) website! Words Their Way: Word Study in Action Developmental Model received full bubbles in all categories!
Words Their Way is a foundational program that helps students develop those foundational skills targeted in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Specifically, Words Their Way supports the CCSS’s Reading Foundational Skills and Language Standards in Grades K–5. The depth and breadth of word knowledge developed through the Words Their Way approach to word study also supports the Common Core’s emphasis on students’ reading more complex literary and informational texts.
Words Their Way: Word Study in Action Developmental Model aligns students’ spelling development into the following five research-based stages. This developmental model recognizes the synchronous nature of reading, writing, and spelling, and has identified common characteristics of readers, writers, and spellers along the literacy continuum.
The following presentation will give you a sense of what stage your students will be placed at in the Developmental Model.
Words Their Way: Word Study in Action with English Learners is now available from the authors of the popular Words Their Way: Word Study in Action series. This K–5 program builds and expands vocabulary, spelling, and word-recognition skills, giving students a solid foundation to master the English language.
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