Pearson Words Their Way Classroom:
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Students will develop English Language Arts foundational skills including print concepts, phonological awareness, phonics and word recognition, and fluency through the developmental approach of Words Their Way Classroom.

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Emergent-Early Letter Name- Sort 8, Beginning Sounds r, s

Word Study Focus For Emergent Early Letter Name

  • Concept Sorts
  • Rhyming Sorts
  • Beginning Sounds
  • Letter Recognition
  • Ending Sounds
  • Digraphs
 

Letter Name- Sort 9, Words Families –op, -ot, -og

Word Study Focus For Letter Name

  • Beginning Consonants
  • Same Vowel Word Families
  • Digraphs and Blends
  • Mixed Vowel Word Families
  • Short Vowels
  • Preconsonantal Nasals
  • r- Influenced Vowels
  • Contractions
 

Within Word Pattern- Sort 31, Vowel Digraphs oo

Word Study Focus For Within Word Pattern

  • Short and Long Vowels
  • Other Long Vowel Patterns
  • r-Influenced Vowels
  • Dipthongs and Other Ambiguous Vowels
  • Complex Consonant Clusters
  • Homophones
 

Syllables and Affixes - Sort 49, Suffixes –y, -ly, -ily

Word Study Focus For Syllables and Affixes

  • Compound Words
  • Inflected Endings
  • Open and Closed Syllables
  • Accented Syllables
  • Unaccented Syllables
  • Consonants
  • Prefixes and Suffixes
  • Homophones and Homographs
 

Derivational Relations - Sort 30, Greek and Latin Elements cap, ped, corp

Word Study Focus For Derivational Relations

  • Prefixes and Suffixes
  • Greek and Latin Roots
  • Advanced Spelling-Meaning Patterns
  • Prefix Assimilation