Word Study. Grades 4-6 July 4, 2007. Ruth McQuirter Scott, Ed.D. Word Study - Definition. A student-centred approach to phonics, spelling, and vocabulary instruction that actively engages the learner in constructing concepts about the way words work. Kathy Ganske,
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Grades 4-6July 4, 2007
Ruth McQuirter Scott, Ed.D.
Word Journeys, 2000
“What do you want your students to know and be able to do in word study (spelling, vocabulary, grammar, word choice) by the end of Grade ___?”
Knows about …
Needs to learn about …
*deduct point when an extra letter added
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The specific expectations of the Ontario Curriculum: Language reflect progression in knowledge and skills from grade to grade through:
(1) the wording of the expectation;
(2) examples given in parentheses; and
(3) teacher prompts that may follow the expectation.
1. Connect with prior knowledge.
2. Define the concept.
3. Expand the definition.
4. Deepen understanding by comparing concepts.
5. Provide multiple exposures to new concept.