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Word Journeys Second Edition Assessment Guided Phonics Spelling and Vocabulary Instruction.
Imported from USA.
This trusted teacher resource and course text provides a
comprehensive approach to assessing and building children's word
knowledge (grades K–8). Kathy Ganske shows how carefully planned
word study can improve students' reading and writing skills while
fostering their appreciation of language. Complete instructions
are provided for implementing the Developmental Spelling Analysis
(DSA), an easy-to-use assessment tool, and for tailoring
instruction to learners' strengths and weaknesses. Numerous word
lists, student work samples, and "Literature Links" are included,
along with 27 reproducible forms. The large-size format
facilitates photocopying. Purchasers also get access to a Web
page where they can download and print the reproducible
New to This Edition:
*Addresses the Common Core State Standards.
*Incorporates additional activities and technology tips, plus
updated research findings.
*Chapter explaining the meaning of word study and its role in
literacy instruction, including "Researcher Voices" perspectives
from noted experts.
*Ideas for making the most of small-group instructional time.
*Expanded "Literature Links" book lists, now including
*DSA answer sheets have been enhanced for easier scoring and
several new reproducibles added.
See also the companion volumes from Ganske, Word Sorts and More,
Second Edition: Sound, Pattern, and Meaning Explorations K–3 and
Mindful of Words: Spelling and Vocabulary Explorations 4–8, which
provide a wealth of ready-to-use word study activities.