Word Study Word Sorts
Word Their Way ™ method of spelling instruction
Stage: Letter Name (LN)
Pace and Sequence: Moderate to Fast
Word Sorts: (AG-AD-AP) (IP-IG-IN-ILL) (OP-OT-OG) (UG-UT-UN-UB) (AT-OT-AG-OG) (AN-EN-UN) (IP-AP-OP-UP) (ACK-OCK-ICK-ICK) (ANG-ING-ONG-UNG) (INK-ANK-UNK) (ISH-ASH-USH)
Each set includes:
A word list cover page that may be used for oral assessments
School copy of student’s word sort to color code, initial, read, and sort. Students work with this sort at school.
Home copy of word sort. Students keep and work with this copy at home, thus preventing the excuse that “I left it at home” or “I can’t find it.”
A series of writing sorts
• Search & Sort
• Unscramble & Sort
• Blind Sort
- Color Sort - Word Cloud
These writing sorts are convenient for use as independent practice or class/seat work. For additional spelling paper and pencil activities please see my “Draw and Label” and “Rainbow Writing” forms.
Written assessment page
• Choose ten or twelve words for the written assessment.
Teacher ‘s color coded word cards for introducing new words
Onset/Rime color coded cards for blending practice
• Print on regular paper and laminate the teacher’s word cards and the onset/rime cards for blending for durability.
There you have it… all you would need for specified, organized orthography instructions!
This activity is aligned with the State of Virginia Standards of Learning for Grade 1 English, Strands 1.2, 1.4, 1.5, and 1.6.
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