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Why Reading Sucks and It's Ok to Talk About It

Why Reading Sucks and It's Ok to Talk About It | Word Work and Language Inquiry | Scoop.it
I try to help my students be passionate readers.  To be the type of reader that sneaks reading in whenever they can, that bring books with them wherever they go, to be the kind of reader that canno...
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Honest answers to honest questions: Great example of strengths-based solutions - looking for solutions to barriers instead of pretending barriers don't exist.

 

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Online Etymology Dictionary

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Tool #1 for real spelling inquiry

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Should this go in the Inventors' Lab or Word Work topic? Students as word scientists, doing structured word inquiry. English spelling is not capricious and miserable if we look at word meaning as our primary clue. In fact, it is fun, engaging, and perfectly reasonable.

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Word Searcher

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Awesome tool for teaching spelling through meaning and morphology. Use this to look up words and word parts to see relationships. Try "medi" ... see if you can figure out why "immediate" is spelled the way it is.

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