High Frequency Words: Strategies That Build Skills in Spelling, Vocabulary and Wordplay (Paperback)Ken Marland (author)
Paperback Published: 15/01/2002
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High-frequency words can be tricky to spell and are often the words that students misspell over again. This practical book offers a variety of thinking strategies that will help children learn to work with these important words as they develop confidence in their spelling, reading and writing. Lesson plans for nearly 100 tricky words offer teachers the background and activities to make these words an important part of the student's working vocabulary. Each lesson plan includes: words related to the target word - foundation word, instructional sequence, new words and common error; thorough discussion of strategies for using the word with students - from phonemic awareness and visual clues to tips for modelling the word and using an analogy; simple mnemonic device to help students remember words; and, photocopiable activity sheets that complement the lessons the provide the opportunity for students to apply strategies to familiar and new situations."High-Frequency Words" addresses the needs of a wide range of student learning styles. Throughout the lessons teachers will find suggestions for modifying instruction to meet the needs of specific students. Designed to encourage students to be actively involved, these playful and imaginative lessons expose students to a variety of approaches to dealing with words. From recognising letter and word patterns and listening for phonemic differences to breaking words into smaller parts and looking at letter shapes students will learn thoughtful ways to deal with words in their reading and writing. This remarkable book offers students a foundation.
Publisher: Pembroke Publishing Ltd
Weight: 277 g
Dimensions: 230 x 213 x 6 mm
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