Literacy
Words Their Way
Monday, July 28, 2014


Online Resources

Education Extras: Links to Powerpoints that can used by teachers to model words sorts. 

ELL Tool Box - An overview of how to use WTW in the classroom, along with downloadable instructional sheets and progress chart. Created by Daniel Scibienski, ELL teacher.

Pearson resources - A list of books published by Pearson that support Words Their Way

Read Write Think Word Sorts - Online short vowel word family sorts.

Reading Rockets on Spelling and Word Study - "Learn more about the English spelling system, how spelling supports reading, why children with dyslexia and dysgraphia struggle, which words should be taught, and word study instruction that works."

Spelling City - Their mission: efficient game-based study of literacy skills using any word list.

Word Study (Word Their Way and Wordly Wise) - Mrs. Sanford's 4th Grade Blog has downloadable word lists and vocabulary resources! (Thanks to Ms. Archer for suggesting this link)

Word Study Activities From Words Thier Way - The Literacy Connections website with links to sample WTW lessons.

Word Study Centers - Beth Newingham's webpage. See her video by clicking on the link above. Click here to see her Scholastic.com article.

Word Study Sort Activities - From Loudon County Public Schools, VA

Word Study Homework - An example of one teacher's word study homework schedule

WTW Activity sheet - Created by a teacher for a grade 4 classroom at Dunning Elementary in Framingham MA.

WTW Pinterest page - Created by Sandy Freeland

WTW Pintererst page - Created by Jennifer Jones

WTW Resource CD - Many of the items available on the resource CD can be viewed here in PDF form.


Purchasing Words Their Way Materials

 Pearson's Teacher Education Site - includes links to all WTW books.



Professional Development

Words Their Way Online Workshop An online course offered by Pearson - cost is $137.00