Words Their Way Word Sorts for Within Word Pattern Spellers

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-04-04
  • Publisher: Pearson
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This supplemental book expands and enriches the practical, research-based and classroom proven way to study words with students, specifically Word Pattern spelling.Notes for the Teacher, Organizational tips,andfollow-up activitiesall assist teachers and future teachers to begin using word sorts with minimal preparation and to easily reinforce previous word sort skills as students learn and build new ones.Designed for use as part of a reading curriculum where word pattern spelling is covered, topics provide step-by-step instructions on how to introduce and guide students through the sorting lesson.Designed for use as part of a reading curriculum where word pattern spelling is covered.

Author Biography

Donald Bear is Director of the E. L. Cord Foundation Center for Learning and Literacy at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Table of Contents

Sorts For Early Within Word Pattern Spellers
Sorts 1 - 6
Picture Sorts for Short- and Long-Vowel Sounds
Spell Check 1
Assessment for Long Vowel Sounds
Sorts 7 - 12
Word Sorts Contrasting Short- and Long-Vowel Sounds and Patterns (CVC and CVCe)
Spell Check 2
Assessment for Short- and Long (CVCe)-Vowel Spelling Patterns
Sorts 13 - 18
Common Long-Vowel Patterns (CVCe and CVVC)
Spell Check 3
Assessing the CVVC Long-Vowel Pattern forA, E, OandU
Sorts For Middle Within Word Pattern Spellers
Sorts 19 - 24
Less Common Long-Vowel Patterns
Spell Check 4
Assessment for Less Common Long-Vowel Patterns
Sorts 25 - 30
R-Influeced Vowel Patterns
Spell Check 5
Assessment forR-Influenced Vowels
Sorts For Late Within Word Spellers
Sorts 31 - 35
Diphthongs and Other Ambiguous Vowel Sounds
Spell Check 6: Assessment for Diphthongs and Other Ambiguous Vowels
Sorts 36 - 42
Beginning and Ending Complex Consonants and Consonant Clusters
Spell Check 7
Assessment for Beginning Complex Consonant Clusters
Spell Check 8
Assessment for Hard and Soft C and G and Word Endings-CE, -SE,and-VE
Spell Check 9
Assessment for Complex Consonant ClustersDGE/GEandTCH/CH
Sorts 43 - 44
High-Frequency Words and Contractions
Spell Check 10: Assessment for High-Frequency Words Starting withA-andBe-
Spell Check 11: Assessment for Contractions
Sorts 45 - 46
Inflectional Endings for Plural and Past Tense
Spell Check 12: Base Word + Inflection: Plural and Past Tense Endings
Sorts 47 - 50
Long Vowel Homophones
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