Summary: This book provides the most complete source of information available to help teachers and instructors implement research-based word study in classrooms with students from varied language backgrounds. Educators will appreciate the clear, comprehensive directions for integrating word study into a dynamic and comprehensive literacy program that builds students' language skills. There's a concise outline of a research-based model of literacy development that English learners follow towar ...show mored understanding how words work in English, chapter by chapter examples of students' work, hands-on sample learning activities, illustrative graphics and tables to support the text, a variety of word study activities, references to multilingual language-learning materials and websites, and more. Accompanying this volume is a DVD that includes video clips from four classroom programs that implement word study with English learners; electronic forms for managing assessment, planning word study groups, and creating your own sorts, hundreds of prepared sorts and games that match the instructional activities described throughout the book; and foreign language spelling assessments for Chinese Korean, and Spanish speakers. The book is modeled after the widely popular original book,Words Their Way, but is a stand-alone resource designed primarily to support teachers working with students from a wide range of home languages as they learn to read and write in English. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 12
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