This book enables readers to understand the best way to teach elementary reading or phonics. This is a practical, research-based, and classroom-proven guide to expand and enrich word study, specifically for Letter NameAlphabetic Spellers. Step-by-step instructions introduce and guide learners through the sorting lessons. These lessons include: review sorts for initial consonants; same-vowel word families with pictures; digraphs and blends picture sorts; mixed vowel word families; picture shorts for short vowels; short vowels in CVC words; introduction to R-influenced words; and contractions. An obvious choice for elementary educators, this book can serve as a useful guide for parents interested in enhancing home study.