Words Their Way
Words Their Way is a developmental spelling approach to help students to read and spell more efficiently. Students learn to analyze word patterns and determine the most common pattern when spelling. Games are an important part of this program. It allows students to practice their learning in a fun, interactive way.
Writing Fundamentals is a writing curriculum that enables students to become authors. Students analyze works of fiction and then incorporate the techniques studied into their own writing. I have come to find that students love writing more; moreover, their writing is authentic.
This research based program connects reading insruction and the arts. Students will use aspects of the arts to engage them in a deeper understanding of the texts.