For word study in my first grade classroom, we use Words Their Way. This resource was designed to help you organize your word study routines and create structures in your classroom to maximize instruction time and student growth!
This resource is intended to be used ALONG with Words Their Way, not replace it. You will need the Words their Way books for the word sorts.
This Resource Includes:
-Words Their Way Planning Binder Cover
-Weekly schedule to manage Words Their Way (color, black & white, and editable)
-“Cheat Sheet” of various sorts and descriptions. (color, black & white)
-Individual posters for each sort with student-friendly directions. (color, black & white)
-Individual PowerPoint slides for each day of the week with student-friendly directions. (editable)
-Word Study partner expectations (color, black & white)
-Spelling Inventory student recording sheet.
-Weekly progress monitoring forms or “Brain Checks” -18 versions
-Word Study weekly student reflection
-Word Study Group planning sheet (for 3, 4, or 5 groups.)
-Rotation boards for Word Study Rotations
For more information on how I manage Words Their Way and use this resource in my classroom, see this blog post!