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Are you looking for innovative ways to teach high-frequency words and spelling to your students? Teaching spelling in context and providing opportunities for students to apply spelling patterns and rules in their writing fosters deeper understanding and retention of spelling concepts. Join Sarah Curry for this hands-on, interactive workshop as we explore the research that supports the importance of phoneme/grapheme mapping and orthographic mapping in spelling instruction, routines for for spelling to replace the traditional model, and best practices of explicit instruction. Get ready to elevate your teaching practice and take your students' reading skills to the next level! Sarah’s expertise in literacy instruction will equip you with the tools and resources you need to deepen your understanding of phonics instruction and empower your students to become proficient readers. 

This is workshop four of four for the series titled “Essentials for Teaching Phonics.” 

Key Takeaways: 

  1. Explore innovative instructional strategies for teaching high-frequency words and spelling, including word sorts, word study, word walls, and interactive spelling games. 
  2. Learn how to integrate spelling instruction into meaningful literacy activities and provide opportunities for students to apply spelling concepts in their writing. 
  3. Discover how to differentiate spelling instruction to meet the diverse needs of learners, providing targeted support for struggling spellers and challenging opportunities for advanced spellers.  
  4. Explore effective assessment strategies for measuring students' spelling proficiency and progress, using formative assessment data to inform instruction and provide targeted interventions. 

Workshop Details: 

While we recommend that you attend all training courses in the workshop series to meet the learning objectives, each workshop can be completed as a standalone. Full members will also have access to view the recordings on demand and earn up to four continuing education credits. 

Special Technology Instructions: 

Attendees will need access to an internet-enabled device and a personal Google account (not affiliated with their school). SimpleK12’s Google Classroom will be utilized for the interactive and hands-on components of this workshop.


Participants will respond to discussion prompts throughout the training to demonstrate their understanding of the workshop objectives and reflect on their learning.  

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