Word Study for Learners in the Emergent Stage Words Their Way Ch. 4 RE 3902 N. Vines
Pop Quiz! • Please describe, in detail, an activity from the reading that can be used for facilitating development with students in the emergent stage. • Emergent Stage Video
3 Levels of Oral and Written Language Structures • Global Level: In oral language this is the prosodic quality. Includes facial expressions and gestures. Written language is more formal and, remember, is decontextualized. • Level of words within phrases: Think about the physical break markers in written language as opposed to the seemingly lack of breaks in oral language, except when we pause for breaths, etc. • Level of sounds and letters within syllables: Think back to phonemes. This is where we are matching letters to sounds.
Quickly… • What are the characteristics of Emergent Reading? • Emergent Writing?
Scribbles…to…Invented Spelling • Look back at page 90… • What do you see? How is the child’s “spelling” developing? • Look back at page 92… • Let’s discuss this idea of “using but confusing.”
Let’s Review… • 5 components of the learning-to-read process: • Vocabulary and Concept Development • Phonological Awareness • Alphabet Knowledge • Letter-sound Knowledge • Concept of Word in Print • How do we facilitate the development of these components? • What does all of this have to do with word study/spelling instruction?
Let’s Play • Now I want to share with you some activities we read about, how to organize your word box, and practice some picture sorts!