A Discovery Approach to Investigating Language Patterns
Finally, a phonics resource for upper-grade students! Featuring skills ranging in complexity from sound-letter matching to advanced word analysis, this resource provides a discovery approach to learning about language patterns. It includes lists of language patterns, mini-lessons, follow-up activities, and teacher-resource appendices. Perfect for improving reading, spelling, and comprehension skills. Great for ESL/ELL!Upper-Grade Phonics features these and over 40 other "Language Mysteries" along with mini-lessons for introducing the Mysteries and activities for reinforcing the Mysteries' solutions-all presented in a discovery-oriented format to turn your students into "Language Detectives." Having your students investigate the language patterns in this book will help them read better, spell better, and comprehend text better. And, a discovery approach keeps interest high, guarantees participation, and makes the patterns meaningful and usable to every student. From "silent e" to the meanings of Greek and Latin word roots, Upper-Grade Phonics reveals patterns that help your Language Detectives unlock the mysteries of the English language. The proven benefits of instruction can continue beyond the primary grades!
|Sarah M. Fornara