9781462512508

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

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This trusted teacher resource and course text provides a comprehensive approach to assessing and building children's word knowledge (grades K–8). Kathy Ganske shows how carefully planned word study can improve students' reading and writing skills while fostering their appreciation of language. Complete instructions are provided for implementing the Developmental Spelling Analysis (DSA), an easy-to-use assessment tool, and for tailoring instruction to learners' strengths and weaknesses.


New to This Edition:

  • Addresses the Common Core State Standards.
  • Incorporates additional activities and technology tips, plus updated research findings.
  • Chapter explaining the meaning of word study and its role in literacy instruction, including "Researcher Voices" perspectives from noted experts.
  • Ideas for making the most of small-group instructional time.
  • Expanded "Literature Links" book lists, now including informational texts.
  • DSA answer sheets have been enhanced for easier scoring and several new reproducibles added.


Additional Information

Author Kathy Ganske
Publisher Guilford Press
Publication Date 2013
Edition 2nd
Pages 404
ISBN No
ISBN13 9781462512508