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

Series
Pearson
Author
Donald R. Bear / Marcia Invernizzi / Shane Templeton / Francine R. Johnston  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
6
Language
English
Total pages
480
Pub.-date
January 2016
ISBN13
9781292107530
ISBN
1292107537
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For use in the Reading Methods (Supplementary) or Phonological Awareness and Phonics courses.

 

Words Their Way® is a hands-on, developmentally-driven approach to word study that illustrates how to integrate and teach children phonics, vocabulary, and spelling skills.

 

Building on its best-selling approach, this edition of Words Their Way continues the phenomenon that has helped thousands of children improve their literacy skills. The keys to this successful, research-based approach are to know your students’ literacy progress, organize for instruction, and implement word study. This Sixth Edition lists the Common Core State Standards for each activity and features enhanced discussions, activities, and content.

 

To offer teachers even more tools that will enhance their word study instruction, all new classroom videos and interactive PDFs are available on the PDToolkit site. With its newly designed marginal icons that link readers to resources on the accompanying web site, Words Their Way, provides a complete word study package that will motivate and engage your students, and help them to succeed in literacy learning.

Features

  • A hands-on, developmentally-driven approach to word study illustrates how to integrate and teach children phonics, vocabulary, and spelling skills.
  • To help educators make the most of their classroom time, the book includes step-by-step guidelines for knowing your students, organizing for instruction, and implementing word study.
  • Balanced coverage of five developmental stages includes 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.
  • Classroom-ready appendices contain most of the assessment instruments described in Chapter 2 as well as word sorts, sound boards, and game templates to get your own instruction underway.(Note: Includes reproducibles and perforated pages.)
  • NEW: Common Core State Standards are listed for each activity. Words Their Way supports the Reading Foundational Skills and the Language Standards across all the grades. The depth and breadth of word knowledge developed through Words Their Way will also support the Common Core’s emphasis on students’ reading more complex literary and informational texts.
  • NEW: Revised and new activities offer a robust collection of classroom activities sequenced to help students build the skills they need to move on the next developmental stage.
  • NEW: To enhance thoughtful discussions:
    • A chart in chapter 3 offers sample questions to guide problem solving, reflections, applications, and transfer.
  • NEW: Expanded content includes:
    • Ideas for teaching proofreading and dictionary skills at each level.
    • Expanded word study websites and resources.
    • More assessments for the emergent stage.
    • Enhanced coverage of oral vocabulary with additional activities at all stages.
    • Updated references pertaining to student demographics and the latest research pertaining to word study.
    • Academic vocabulary is introduced with accompanying vocabulary activities.
  • NEW: To further enhance the interconnectedness between the text and the media, photos have been pulled from the video and appear in the book.
  • Reality-focused features help facilitate teaching and learning:
    • 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.
  • A newly designed PDToolkit connects the reader to specific videos, sorts, and assessments. Margin notes referencing the PDToolkit can be found throughout the book.
    • UPDATED: The accompanying PDToolkit for Words Their Way is an online subscription-based* resource that provides the tools that you need to carry out word study instruction that will help your students succeed in literacy learning. The following resources are available:
    • NEW: How-to classroom videos show authentic implementation of the Words Their Way® approach. New classroom footage brings you into the classrooms of teachers using word study at all of the stages of development, with English learners in the classroom, and in PreK-K and secondary classrooms.
    • NEW: Interactive PDFs are available online for teachers to customize and for students to complete.
    • An assessment tool provides downloadable inventories and feature guides as well as interactive classroom composites that help teachers monitor their students’ development throughout the year.
    • Prepared word sorts and games for each stage will help you get started with word study in your classroom
    • A Create Your Own feature allows you to modify and create sorts and games by selecting words or pictures to be used with the word sort and game templates.
    • Word sorts that can be used with interactive whiteboards are available for each stage.

*The PDToolkit is available free for twelve months after you use the password that comes with the book. After twelve months, the subscription must be renewed. To learn more, please visit: http://pdtoolkit.pearson.com.

New to this Edition

  • NEW: Common Core State Standards are listed for each activity. Words Their Way supports the Reading Foundational Skills and the Language Standards across all the grades. The depth and breadth of word knowledge developed through Words Their Way will also support the Common Core’s emphasis on students’ reading more complex literary and informational texts.
  • NEWRevised and new activities offer a robust collection of classroom activities sequenced to help students build the skills they need to move on the next developmental stage.
  • NEW: To enhance thoughtful discussions:
    • A chart in chapter 3 offers sample questions to guide problem solving, reflections, applications, and transfer.
    • A section in Chapter 3 called “Teacher Talk and Student Reflection” provides ideas about leading discussions after sorting.
  • NEW: Expanded content includes:
    • Ideas for teaching proofreading and dictionary skills at each level.
    • Expanded word study websites and resources.
    • More assessments for the emergent stage.
    • Enhanced coverage of oral vocabulary with additional activities at all stages.
    • Updated references pertaining to student demographics and the latest research pertaining to word study.
    • Ways to teach spelling are intertwined with other word study activities.
    • Academic vocabulary is introduced with accompanying vocabulary activities.
  • NEW: To further enhance the interconnectedness between the text and the media, photos have been pulled from the video and appear in the book.
  • A newly designed PDToolkit links the reader to specific videos, sorts, and assessments. Margin notes referencing the PDToolkit can be found throughout the book.
    • UPDATED: The accompanying PDToolkit for Words Their Way is an online subscription-based* resource that provides the tools that you need to carry out word study instruction that will help your students succeed in literacy learning. The following resources are available:
    • NEW: How-to classroom videos show authentic implementation of the Words Their Way® approach. New classroom footage brings you into the classrooms of teachers using word study at all of the stages of development, with English learners in the classroom, and in PreK-K and secondary classrooms.
    • NEW: Interactive PDFs are available online for teachers to customize and for students to complete.
    • An assessment tool provides downloadable inventories and feature guides as well as interactive classroom composites that help teachers monitor their students’ development throughout the year.
    • Prepared word sorts and games for each stage will help you get started with word study in your classroom
    • A Create Your Own feature allows you to modify and create sorts and games by selecting words or pictures to be used with the word sort and game templates.
    • Word sorts that can be used with interactive whiteboards are available for each stage.

    *The PDToolkit is available free for twelve months after you use the password that comes with the book. After twelve months, the subscription must be renewed. To learn more, please visit: http://pdtoolkit.pearson.com.

Table of Contents

Brief Contents

 

Activities

Preface

 

Chapter 1 Developmental Word Knowledge

Chapter 2 Getting Started

Chapter 3 Organizing for Word Study

Chapter 4 Word Study for Learners in the Emergent Stage

Chapter 5 Word Study for Beginners in the Letter Name—Alphabetic Stage

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

Chapter 7 Word Study for Intermediate Readers and Writers

Chapter 8 Word Study for Advanced Readers and Writers

 

Appendices

APPENDIX A Assessment Materials

APPENDIX B Sound Boards

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 Other Resources

 

Glossary

References

Index