Word Journeys Assessment-Guided Phonics, Spelling, and Vocabulary Instruction

ISBN-10: 1572305592

ISBN-13: 9781572305595

Edition: 2000

Authors: Kathy Ganske

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This text offers a practical approach to assessing children's spelling and word knowledge abilities. Included is the Developmental Spelling Analysis, a dictated word inventory that enables teachers to quickly and easily evaluate students.
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List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 4/25/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 340
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Understanding Children's Word Knowledge
A Developmental Perspective
Emergent Spelling
Letter Name Spelling
Within Word Pattern Spelling
Syllable Juncture Spelling
Derivational Constancy Spelling
Assessing Word Knowledge: The Developmental Spelling Analysis
The Screening Inventory
The Feature Inventories
Dictation and Scoring
Analyzing Feature Performance
Recording Results
Instructional Implications
The Assessment
Steps in Brief
Dsa Feature Inventory, Form A
Dsa Feature Inventory, Form B
Fostering Children's Word Knowledge
Planning Appropriate Instruction
Word Sorting: Getting Started
Determining the Categories
Selecting Words
Establishing a Routine
A Word Walk: Introducing the Sort and Building Vocabulary
Sorting Variations
The Word Study Notebook
Game Applications
Weekly Evaluations
Learning to Love Words
Modeling With Literature
Words Have Histories Too
Playing With Words
Looking Ahead
Letter Name Word Study
Initial and Final Consonants: Feature A
Initial Consonant Blends and Digraphs: Feature B
Word Families and Short Vowels: Feature C
Affricates: Feature D
Final Consonant Blends and Digraphs, Including More Word Families: Feature E
Within Word Pattern Word Study
Long Vowels with VCe: Feature F
R-Controlled Vowels: Feature G
With Short Vowel Patterns
With Long Vowel Patterns
Other Common Long Vowel Patterns: Feature H
Complex Consonant Patterns: Feature I
Triple-Letter Blends
Final /K/ Sound
Final Tch and Dge
Hard and Soft C and G
Silent Consonants
Abstract Vowels: Feature J
Other Features for Study
Sounds of the Ed Inflectional Ending
Syllable Juncture Word Study
Compound Words
Doubling and E-Drop with ed and ing: Feature K
Other Syllable Juncture Doubling: Feature L
Across-Syllable Patterns
Syllable Stress
Long Vowel Patterns in the Stressed Syllable: Feature M
R-Controlled Vowels in the Stressed Syllable: Feature N
Abstract Vowels in the Stressed Syllable
Unstressed Syllable Vowel Patterns: Feature O
Other Features for Study
Plurals and Possessives
Prefixes and Suffixes
More Homophones
Final /K/ Sound Revisited
Derivational Constancy Word Study
Silent and Sounded Consonants: Feature P
Consonant Changes (Alternations): Feature Q
Vowel Changes (Alternations): Feature R
Latin-Derived Suffixes: Feature S
Other Features for Study
Doubling with Polysyllabic Base Words
More Homographs
More Plurals
Assimilated (Absorbed) Prefixes: Feature T
Greek and Latin Roots
Questions and Answers
A Final Word
Supplemental Word Lists
Letter Name
Within Word Pattern
Syllable Juncture
Derivational Constancy
Reproducible Forms
Children's Literature
Word Play and Word Histories
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