Words Their Way: Within Word Pattern Sorts for Spanish-Speaking English Learners / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Words Their Way®: Within Word Pattern Sorts for Spanish Speaking English Learners provides teachers with a practical, research-based, classroom-proven way to study words with students, and a complete curriculum for within word pattern spellers from Spanish-speaking backgrounds. The approach focuses on vocabulary development and linguistic commonalities and contrasts to help support students as they grow in English. Included are prepared reproducible sorts and step-by-step directions on how to guide students through the sorting lesson, make literature connections, and follow-up activities to extend the lesson through weekly routines.
Although this book is designed to supplement the text Words Their Way® with English Learners: Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling the pace and scope of the book is helpful for English learners from non-Spanish speaking backgrounds as well.
About the Author
Lori Helman is associate professor in literacy education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Minnesota. Her research and writing have focused extensively on the reading and spelling development of students learning English as a new language, including other Words Their Way® instructional materials for English learners.
Table of Contents
Unit 1 Concept Sorts for Vocabulary Development
Unit 2 Picture Sorts Contrasting Short- and Long-Vowel Sounds
Unit 3 Sorts Contrasting Short- and Long-Vowel Sounds and Patterns (CVC and CVCe)
Unit 4 Long-Vowel Spelling Patterns, Part 1 (CVCe and CVVC)
Unit 5 Long-Vowel Spelling Patterns, Part 2
Unit 6 Introduction to Homophones
Unit 7 R-Influenced Vowel Patterns
Unit 8 Diphthongs and Other Vowel Patterns
Unit 9 Beginning and Ending Complex Consonants and Consonant Clusters
Unit 10 Contractions
Unit 11 Homophones
Unit 12 Introduction to Two-Syllable High Frequency Words
Unit 13 Introduction to Inflectional Endings with Plural and Past Tense