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Words Their Way: Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling Instruction, 5th Edition

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Best-Selling Because: Hallmark Features

 

Hands-on, developmentally-driven approach to word study–that illustrates how to integrate and teach children phonics, vocabulary, and spelling skills.

 

Balanced coverage of five developmental stages–including the Emergent Stage, the Letter Name-Alphabetic Stage, the Within Word Pattern Stage, the Syllables and Affixes Stage and the Derivational Relations Stage.

 

A collection of proven assessments, word lists, pictures and games, and classroom activities–provide ways for students to examine, manipulate, and categorize words and experience vocabulary growth and spelling development in a way that is fun and engaging.

 

Step-by-step guidelines for knowing your students, organizing for instruction, and implementing word study–so educators can make the most of their classroom time.

 

Classroom-ready appendices–that contain all the assessment instruments described in Chapter 2 as well as word sorts, sound boards, and game templates to get instruction underway.  (Note: Includes reproducibles and perforated pages.)

 

Reality-focused features such as:

  • Characteristics of Spellers–pinpoints the characteristics of spellers in each developmental stage.
  • Word Study with English Learners sections–emphasize how to adapt instruction for diverse populations.
  • Word Study Routines and Management sections–emphasize how to best manage your class time and organize for instruction.

Press Release

Words Their Way Online Course is the WINNER of the 2011 CODiE Award for “Best Professional Development Solution.”

Pearson provides onsite and online Professional Development options aligned to Words Their Way: Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling Instruction, 5th Edition.

For more information, please go to:http://PearsonPD.com/WTW

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Pearson is honored to introduce the Silver Edition of Words Their Way™, which marks the printing of the millionth copy of this phenomenally successful resource. We invite you to see what's new! Take the online tour.

The developmentally driven Words Their Way® instructional approach is a phenomenon in word study, providing a practical way to study words with students. The keys to this successful, research-based approach are to know your students’ literacy progress, organize for instruction, and implement word study. The Fifth Edition features an innovative redesign and introduces technology integration aligning text to all new classroom video, an interactive classroom assessment application, prepared and create-your-own word sorts, games, and more specific to each chapter. 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.

 

We invite you to see what’s new in Words Their Way®

  • Ground-breaking online PDToolkit for Words Their Way®gives educators access to:
      • all new how-to classroom videos
      • interactive classroom assessment tool featuring new user-friendly navigation
      • prepared and create-your-own word sorts
      • games, templates, and more!
    • Complimentary 12-month access packaged with each new Fifth Edition
    • To learn more, please visit: http://pdtoolkit.pearson.com
  • Innovative redesign of the book introduces technology integration aligning text to online videos, sorts, and assessments specific to each chapter.
  • Unprecedented inclusion of progress monitoring throughout the book.
  • Brand-new continuum of support model offers tips for better planning and carrying out word study lessons in the classroom.
  • Expanded discussion on oral vocabulary, secondary instruction, writing, and early/middle/late phases in the derivational relations stage.
  • Updated collection of classroom activities helps build the skills students need to move on to the next developmental stage.
  • New “Resources for Implementing Word Study in Your Classroom” provides information about resources teachers can use in their instruction.
  • Enhanced coverage of English learners provides tips and strategies for modifying instruction.
  • Classroom-ready appendices contain all the assessment instruments described in Chapter 2 as well as word sorts, sound boards, and game templates to get instruction underway.  (Note: Includes reproducibles and perforated pages.)

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Preface for WTW

Download Chapter 01

Click here to view Donald Bear and Marcia Invernizzi’s PowerPoint on Effective Word Study to Advance Literacy Achievement.

Click here to download the PDToolkit Instructions.

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Also Available! Online Course for Teachers

Pearson's 2011 SIIA CODiE Winner for Best Professional Development Solution, Words Their Way Online Course for Teachers.

To develop literacy skills like never before, co-authors Michelle Picard, Kristin Gehsmann, and David Picard join Donald Bear, Marcia Invernizzi, Shane Templeton, and Francine Johnston to present educators with a selfpaced, interactive, professional development course designed to help primary, elementary, and middle grade teachers, as well as reading specialists, literacy coaches, facilitators, staff development trainers, and home school educators master the methodology of the Words Their Way™ word study developmental for their students. The Words Their Way text is required for this course. You may use a previous edition; however, references will be made to the 5th edition of the text.

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Pearson provides onsite and online Professional Development options aligned to Words Their Way: Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling Instruction, 5th Edition.

For more information, please go to:http://PearsonPD.com/WTW

Table of Contents

1.      Developmental Word Knowledge

2.      Getting Started: The Assessment of Orthographic Development

3.      Organizing for Word Study: Principles and Practices

4.      Word Study for Learners in the Emergent Stage

5.      Word Study for Beginners in the Letter Name–Alphabetic Stage

6.      Word Study for Transitional Learners in the Within Word Pattern Stage

7.      Word Study for Intermediate Readers and Writers: The Syllables and Affixes Stage

8.      Word Study for Advanced Readers and Writers: The Derivational Relations Stage

 

APPENDIX A: ASSESSMENT MATERIALS

APPENDIX B: SOUNDBOARDS

APPENDIX C: PICTURES FOR SORTS AND GAMES

APPENDIX D: SAMPLE WORD SORTS BY SPELLING STAGE

APPENDIX E: WORD LISTS

APPENDIX F: GAMES AND TEMPLATES FOR SORTS

APPENDIX G: RESOURCES

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