Words Their Way™: Word Study in Action Developmental Model (K-8)

Overview
Within the five stages, Words Their Way builds students’ word knowledge, including the development of phonics, spelling, word recognition, and vocabulary. This is done through a variety of research-based practices. In Words Their Way: Word Study In Action in-service teachers understand the stages of development and instructional levels critical to learning to read and write.

Audience
K-8 teachers, Resource teachers
Participants should be familiar with Words Their Way: Word Study in Action

Outcomes

  • Unpack the five stages of spelling development: Emergent Early, Letter Name, Word Patterns, Syllables and Affixes, Derivational Relations
  • Recognize and demonstrate word sorting as an instructional strategy
  • Practice word sort activities to promote phonics, spelling, and vocabulary acquisition
  • Review assessments practices for appropriate placement within the Words Their Way scope and sequence
  • Recognize and demonstrate word sorting as an instructional strategy
  • Connect students’ reading needs with word study activities

Course Fee and Number of Participants
$129 per person, 30 to 50 participants

Delivery Method
Face to Face

Length of Course
One Day

Related Resources

Words Their Way: Word Study in Action Developmental Model
Author: Donald R. Bear, Marcia Invernizzi, Francine Johnston, Shane R. Templeton