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Words Their Way This Book Would Be Very Useful For Both University Reading Courses And Classroom Teachers I Use Words Their Way Both In My First Grade Classroom And With College Students As A Way To Implement Word Study Kristi McNeal, CSU Fresno Words Their Way S Developmentally Driven, Hands On Instructional Approach Has Been A Phenomenon In Word Study, Providing A Practical Way To Study Words With Students The Keys To This Research Based Approach Are To Know Your Students Literacy Progress, Organize For Instruction, And Implement Word Study This Streamlined Book And The DVD And CD ROM That Accompany It Gives You All The Tools You Need To Carry Out Word Study Instruction That Will Motivate And Engage Your Students, And Help Them To Succeed In Literacy Learning Ordered In A Developmental Format, Words Their Way Complements The Use Of Any Existing Phonics, Spelling, And Vocabulary Curricula Knowing Your Students Streamlined Chapter 2 Provides Step By Step Guidelines For Assessing Students NEW Words Their Way Word Study Resources CD Assessment Planning And Additional Interactive Word Sorts Contains Computerized Assessments To Gauge Students Developmental Levels Word Study With English Learner Sections In Each Chapter Help You Organize And Adapt Instruction To Meet The Needs Of Students Whose First Language Is Not English Organizing For Instruction NEW Words Their Way DVD Tutorial Planning For Word Study In K 8 Classrooms Reinforces And Illustrates Classroom Organization And Management, As Outlined In Chapter 3 Word Study Routines And Management Sections In Every Chapter Give You Practical Guidance On Managing And Implementing Word Study In Your Classroom NEW Tech Notes Throughout Chapters Pinpoint Opportunities For You To Use The DVD And CD ROM To Prepare For Instruction Implementing Word Study Classroom Proven, Research Driven Activities End Each Developmental Chapter, Giving You The Instructional Practices To Get Your Word Study Instruction Up And Running Immediately NEW Words Their Way Word Study Resources CD Assessment Planning And Additional Interactive Word Sorts Provides Than Just Assessments You Ll Also Find Hundreds Of Additional Word And Picture Sorts, Games And Templates, And An Interactive Create Your Own Section The Appendix At The Back Of The Book Contains A Comprehensive Bank Of Word Lists, Word Sorts, Picture Sorts, Games And Templates The Theory Behind And Practice For Word Sorts Allows Even The Novice Teacher To Understand How To Use The Assessments To Organize Instruction The Organization Of The Last Five Chapters Creates A Useful Resource For Teachers Each Begins With A Research Based Description And Moves Into Sound Instructional Practices, Giving The Teacher A Complete Understanding Of How To Meet The Needs Of Students Cathy Blanchfield, CSU Fresno Meet The Authors Donald Bear Is Director Of The E.L Cord Foundation Center For Learning And Literacy At The University Of Nevada, Reno, Assessing And Teaching Students Who Experience Difficulties Learning To Read And Write A Former Preschool And Elementary Teacher, Donald Currently Researches Literacy Development With A Special Interest In Students Who Speak Languages Other Than English, And He Partners With Schools And Districts To Consider Assessment And Literacy Instruction Marcia Invernizzi Is Director Of The McGuffey Reading Center At The University Of Virginia Exploring Developmental Universals In Non English Orthographies A Former English And Reading Teacher, Marcia Works With Children Experiencing Difficulties Learning To Read And Write In Intervention Programs Such As Virginia S Early Intervention Reading Initiative And Book Buddies Shane Templeton Is Foundation Professor Of Literacy Studies At The University Of Nevada, Reno A Former Classroom Teacher At The Primary And Secondary Levels, He Researches The Development Of Orthographic And Vocabulary Knowledge Francine Johnston Is Associate Professor In The School Of Education At The University Of North Carolina At Greensboro, Where She Teaches Reading, Language Arts, And Children S Literature A Former First Grade Teacher And Reading Specialist Interested In Extending Your Words Their Way Training Learn About The New Online Workshop At Www.pearsoncourseconnect.com Wtw.


10 thoughts on “Words Their Way

  1. says:

    I read this book for a literacy class in college My professor told me, if there was any book I wasn t going to sell back or throw away, it should be this one She was right This book has everything you need to know about word study and the resources to help you teach it This book not only tells you the reasoning and logic behind teaching word study, it tells you what to teach and how to teach it All of the word sorts I use in my classroom come from this book and other Words Their Way resourc I read this book for a literacy class in college My profes...


  2. says:

    I ve used this every year for at least 12 years now I learned about it in my graduate courses and haven t looked back Donald Bear is one of my go to authors.


  3. says:

    This was a book required for a class, but again, I was able to find useful strategies and activities that could be adapted for my students at the high school level.


  4. says:

    I ve just cracked open the book, so my rating is subject to change, but I do really enjoy it It s a wealth of information and full of resources that I will no doubt be using as a teacher It gives helpful information such as key terms, what research shows works, and extremely detailed walk throughs on how to carry out assessments or programs I really liked how it treats the subject realistically for example when talking about introducing spelling groups, it knows that teachers might be hes I ve just cracked open the book, so my rating is subject to change, but I do really enjoy it It s a wealth of information and full of resources that I will no doubt be using as a teacher It gives helpful information such as key terms, what research shows works, and extremely detailed walk throughs on how to carry out assessments or programs I really liked how it treats the subject realistically for examp...


  5. says:

    Words Their Way has helped me to understand the importance of word study and why it needs to be done in the classroom However, what I love about this book is it not only tells you why you need to do it but also how It explaining how to find the students instructional level but then what is specifically needed for that child I will use this book to do a spelling inventory with my students then to find activities ...


  6. says:

    This is a fantastic resource and I recommend that all teachers read it The book discusses literacy instruction and how to specifically implement a phonics and spelling program for readers at all levels The five stages of spelling development emergent level, letter name, within word pattern, syllables and affixes, and derivational relations follow learners from pre kindergarten to college Words their Way advocates instruction at the students reading level with a hands on, active approach This is a fantastic resource and I recommend that all teachers read it The bo...


  7. says:

    Before coming to the conclusion that I am not wired for working with large groups of small children, I briefly entertained the idea that I might want to become a special ed teacher I entered a graduate program that offered a dual MS in Literacy and Special Ed, and of the hundreds of dollars I spent on books, this was by far the most useful Although I sold most of my textbooks after my stealthy departure from the program, I did keep this one I find it very useful when tutoring adult students w Before coming to the conclusion that I am not wired for working with large groups of small children, I briefly entertained the idea that I might want to become a special ed teacher I entered a graduate program tha...


  8. says:

    seehere am thinking of changing my spelling for my sixth graders and this is something that I am debating on doing with my students After reading this book, I may be convinced It is so much work, but it is the perfect d...


  9. says:

    I love the strategies given throughout this book, but the text drags on and on and contains a lot of information that could have been left out It is assumed that the reader already has basic experience and knowledg...


  10. says:

    Words Their Way is an excellent resource for teachers It allows teachers to use a word list assessment to plan for instruction for students The online PDtoolkit gives resources to help create and plan word study instruction and games There a...