Mindful of Words

Second Edition
Spelling and Vocabulary Explorations, Grades 4-8

Kathy Ganske

HardcoverPaperbacke-bookprint + e-book
September 23, 2020
ISBN 9781462544288
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406 Pages
Size: 8" x 10½"
September 23, 2020
ISBN 9781462544271
Price: $40.00 $30.00
406 Pages
Size: 8" x 10½"
September 23, 2020
Price: $40.00 $30.00
406 Pages
print + e-book
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Price: $80.00 $44.00
406 Pages

The new edition will be published September 23, 2020. If you need this title before then, please see the previous edition.
Read a Q & A with featured author, Kathy Ganske!
I. Introduction to Word Study

1. Setting the Stage

II. The Voices of Researchers and Teachers

2. Researcher Perspectives

3. Teacher to Teacher: Tips from Teachers for Teachers

III. Word Study Instructional Activities

4. Word Study for Syllable Junction Spellers

5. Word Study for Derivational Constancy Spellers

Appendix A. Performance Records

Appendix B. Sampling of 100+ Important Math Words

Appendix C. Sampling of 100+ Important Science Words

Appendix D. Sampling of 100+ Important Social Studies Words

Appendix E. Blank Word Card Template

Appendix F. Homophone Rummy Answer Key: Sample Sentences

Appendix G. Understanding Prefixes

Appendix H. Applying Prefix Knowledge to Common Latin Roots

Appendix I. Lesson Guide for Word Study with SAIL

Appendix J. Recognizing and Categorizing Cognates through Morphology, Anita C. Hernández & José A. Montelongo

Appendix K. Spanish Translations of Academic Vocabulary Relevant to Specific SAIL Components, Translated by Anita C. Hernández & José A. Montelongo


Index of Words Used in the Sorts


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