Words Their Way For Parents, Tutors, And School Volunteers: How To Support Your Child's Phonics, Spelling, And Vocabulary Development by Michelle Picard

Words Their Way For Parents, Tutors, And School Volunteers: How To Support Your Child's Phonics…

byMichelle Picard, Alison Meadows, Marcia R. Invernizzi

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Words Their Way® for Parents, Tutors, and School Volunteers  is designed to provide friendly instruction in phonics, spelling, reading, writing, and vocabulary development. In this book, the authors describe the five stages of literacy development and how they are interconnected, while also offering a host of fun and purposeful activities. Step-by-step guidance is provided for teaching the essentials of word study including stage-specific explanations of what each parent, tutor, school volunteer, and child needs to know about how sound, pattern, and meaning work in words. The authors also include numerous writing and spelling samples, frequently asked questions, book lists, activities, and guidance on how to talk to children about spelling and its relationship to reading and writing. This book is an ideal companion to Words Their Way®: Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling Instruction.


0132882639 / 9780132882637     Words Their Way® for Parents, Tutors, and School Volunteers    

About The Author

Michelle Picard is the K-12 supervisor of English Language Arts in Arlington Public Schools in Virginia. She holds both a Masters and Doctoral degree from the University of Virginia focused on literacy education, research, and leadership. She spent over a decade teaching elementary and middle school followed by positions as a K-12 Li...

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Title:Words Their Way For Parents, Tutors, And School Volunteers: How To Support Your Child's Phonics…Format:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 10.7 × 8.4 × 0.5 inPublished:February 1, 2017Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0132882639

ISBN - 13:9780132882637

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Table of Contents

Brief Contents

Chapter 1: What is Word Study and Why Is It Important?
Chapter 2: Word Study Basics
Chapter 3: Emergent Learners
Chapter 4: Beginning Readers in the Letter Name-Alphabetic Stage of Spelling
Chapter 5: Transitional Readers in the Within Word Pattern Stage of Spelling    
Chapter 6: Intermediate Readers and Writers in the Syllables and Affixes Stage of Spelling Development    
Chapter 7: Advanced Readers and Writers in the Derivational Relations Stage of Spelling Development
Chapter 8: Frequently Asked Questions

Appendix A: Sort Support for Spellers
Appendix B: Sound Board for Beginning Consonants and Digraphs 
Appendix C: Games and Templates for Sorts
      
Glossary
References
Index

Detailed Table of Contents

Chapter 1: What is Word Study and Why Is It Important?
    Word Study Overview
    Stages of Literacy Development
    A Brief Summary
Chapter 2: Word Study Basics
    Word Study in the Classroom
    Effective Practices in Word Study
    A Brief Summary
Chapter 3: Emergent Learners
    Stage Overview
    Understanding Picture Sorts
    Early Literacy Skills with Parents, Tutors, and School Volunteers
    A Brief Summary
Chapter 4: Beginning Readers in the Letter Name-Alphabetic Stage of Spelling
    Stage Overview
    Understanding Picture and Word Sorts
    Word Study with Parents, Tutors, and School Volunteers
    Supporting Reading and Writing
    A Brief Summary
Chapter 5: Transitional Readers in the Within Word Pattern Stage of Spelling   
    Stage Overview
    Understanding Picture and Word Sorts                  
    Word Study with Parents, Tutors, and School Volunteers
    Supporting Reading and Writing
    A Brief Summary
Chapter 6: Intermediate Readers and Writers in the Syllables and Affixes Stage of Spelling Development
    Stage Overview
    Understanding Polysyllabic Word Sorts
    Word Study with Parents, Tutors, and School Volunteers
    Supporting Reading and Writing
    A Brief Summary
Chapter 7: Advanced Readers and Writers in the Derivational Relations Stage of Spelling Development
    Stage Overview
    Understanding Polysyllabic Word Sorts
    Word Study with Parents, Tutors, and School Volunteers    
    Supporting Reading and Writing
    A Brief Summary
Chapter 8: Frequently Asked Questions
    Frequently Asked Questions

Appendix A: Sort Support for Spellers
Appendix B: Sound Board for Beginning Consonants and Digraphs 
Appendix C: Games and Templates for Sorts               

Glossary
References
Index