Teaching Resource

Advanced Word Study

By Amber Hicks & Chelsea Kilgore Last updated 2024/05/27
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This resource is designed for teachers and students with limited experience with advanced phonics instruction. It provides an accelerated scope and sequence of syllable types and common prefixes, suffixes, and root words. The lessons include detailed descriptions, visual examples, and practice pages.

Curriculum Connection

B2. Language Foundations for Reading and Writing
This resource will help educators teach the understanding that words consist of bases that convey meaning and that can be modified with affixes (prefixes and suffixes) to change the word's meaning. It explains how to apply their morphological knowledge to spell and read longer and more complex words.
Grade(s): 4 5 6 7 8 9
Topic(s): Applying MorphologyApplying OrthographyApplying PhonicsWord-Level Reading and Spelling

1 Comment

  1. 5/5! This resource will be shared with all the junior and intermediate educators in the YCDSB. An excellent way to “catch up” our older students who have missed out on explicit and systematic phonics instruction!

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