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Words Their Way Word Searches Syllables and Affixes Spellers

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Looking for a way to spice up or energize your classroom word study?

My students begin their individualized Words-Their-Way word study sequence with a "blind" word search as their first activity (word search does not contain a list of words). This routine activity is meant to be an engaging, fun way for students to discover their word study words and sharpen their ability to recognize words that are spelled correctly (a major key to spelling improvement). Students also demonstrate their understanding of sorting by sound and/or pattern as they record the words they have found. Because of the reasons behind the creation of the word searches, you will not find lists included with the searches, but can find the list of words in the Words Their Way developmental word sort books. This set of word searches is based on the Syllables and Affixes Spellers book (the green book).

This product is intended for teachers who use (or plan to use) Words Their Way word sorts. (The books are amazing for teachers who implement word study!)

This download includes:
*54 Word Searches in two forms to choose from--
-1 per page with a sorting chart
-1/2 sheets to glue in to word study notebooks
*Sample Word Study schedule
*Binder cover
*Extras: Word Study tips and a Personal Words sheet

Why word searches for word study? This is an interesting, fun way for students to recognize correct spelling and word patterns. As they find 2-3 words, hopefully they begin to see the pattern for the word search and recognize other words in the sort.

If you like this product, you might also want
http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Words-Their-Way-Word-Searches-Within-Word-Pattern-Spellers(the yellow book).

Blue is now ready too! (Derivational Relations Spellers)

tarheelstate teacher
http://lifeloveliteracy.blogspot.com/
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Teaching Duration
1 Year

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I love this becuase it goes quite nicely with Words Their Way. It gives the students a fun game to help practice their weekly words.
On  April 22, 2013tarheelstate teacher answered:
Perfect! We love it too in my class. :)
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On  November 6, 2012,  Buyer said:
I'm not a fan of word searches as an educational tool but I'm going to give these a try and see if they help kids remember spellings for word work.
On  November 6, 2012tarheelstate teacher answered:
Thanks for taking the risk and trying these out. I'm not a fan of word searches for the sake of busy work, but I thought this was an awesome idea to reinforce looking for word patterns and deducing rules (and finding oddballs) related to spelling words correctly.
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A great ready to use resource to complment spelling groups.
On  November 6, 2012tarheelstate teacher answered:
Great! My kiddos love them :)
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This was such a huge undertaking on your part. You saved me so much work! Thank you!
On  November 6, 2012tarheelstate teacher answered:
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On  September 28, 2012,  Rebecca S. asked:
Love this resource! Have you finished the last book for Deriv. Rel.? Thanks!
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On  September 28, 2012tarheelstate teacher answered:
Thanks to your comment, I am working on the set tonight. I should have them ready to purchase by tomorrow evening. Thanks for your enthusiasm and for purchasing both of my word study sets:)
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Words Their Way Word Searches Syllables and Affixes Spellers
Words Their Way Word Searches Syllables and Affixes Spellers
Words Their Way Word Searches Syllables and Affixes Spellers
Words Their Way Word Searches Syllables and Affixes Spellers