In the Syllables and Affixes Spellers activities, students may be asked to describe spelling and sound changes when suffixes are applied, derive word meanings from prefixes and base words, identify parts of speech, describe how long vowel sounds are formed, brainstorm words that contain a given word part, add correct endings, choose correct blends, apply the meanings of homophones and homographs, and more! Later, I created similar notebook activities for Within Word Pattern and Syllables and Affixes Spellers.
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Words their way elementary spelling inventory spreadsheet.
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It describes instruction called Word Study that facilitates student's thinking about written words and how they work.
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