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An active and innovative approach to making words that teachers and their students have grown to love is finally here! Based on its highly successful parent text, Phonics They Use, this new grade-level series Making Words offers teachers a fresh multi-level activity and lesson series written for the kindergarten through fifth grade classroom. Pat Cunningham and Dottie Hall present classroom teachers with effective tools for strengthening phonics and spelling skills that encourage students to move beyond learning and into a world of word discovery. Each research-based volume includes a wealth of friendly, hands-on, manipulative activities that guide teachers in teaching the development of words--from phonemic awareness to spelling. In Making Words Third Grade, Pat and Dottie introduce third grade teachers to 70 lessons that teach the homophones, spelling changes, prefixes and suffixes that most third grade curriculums cover. Each Making Words activity contains rhyming words which help children review the more complex vowel patterns. Including homophones, prefixes, suffixes, spelling changes, and complex rhyming patterns allowing third graders at all levels to make progress in their spelling and decoding ability. Making Words Third Grade is the best resource you can have on hand for motivating your students to learn words! * Features 70 fun and interactive lessons for building rhyming and decoding skills.* Presents a concise method for involving students in the process of identifying homophones, prefixes, and suffixes and how these change the meanings of words in sentences.* Promotes student awareness of similarities in words that helps develop writing skills.* Includes reproducible letter tiles, record sheets for each lesson, and take-home sheets to copy, cut, and/or laminate. * Highlights a list of useful children's books to extend the Making Words lesson.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780205580934
ISBN-10: 0205580939
Format: Paperback
(276mm x 216mm x 7mm)
Pages: 120
Imprint: Allyn & Bacon
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Publish Date: 27-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Patricia M. Cunningham

Patricia M. Cunningham is a Professor of Education at Wake Forest University. She has over 30 years of experience, taught in various elementary grades and remedial reading, and was a curriculum coordinator and director of reading. Her major professional goal is promoting literacy for all children and currently engages in Four-Blocks(R) workshops and staff development with educators. Dorothy P. Hall is a Professor of Education at Wake Forest University.

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