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word study detectives get “energized” from energy discoveries…

Smartians are continuing along the word detective path, noticing how words are BUILT and how “family members” are connected… it’s EVERYWHERE!!! You don’t have to memorise word after word after word IF you understand how to look for “signals” of family connections through structure (how it is built, using “building blocks” called morphemes. Have a […]

word study detectives get “energized” from energy discoveries…

Smartians are continuing along the word detective path, noticing how words are BUILT and how “family members” are connected… it’s EVERYWHERE!!! You don’t have to memorise word after word after word IF you understand how to look for “signals” of family connections through structure (how it is built, using “building blocks” called morphemes. Have a […]

word study detectives get “energized” from energy discoveries…

Smartians are continuing along the word detective path, noticing how words are BUILT and how “family members” are connected… it’s EVERYWHERE!!! You don’t have to memorise word after word after word IF you understand how to look for “signals” of family connections through structure (how it is built, using “building blocks” called morphemes. Have a […]

word study detectives get “energized” from energy discoveries…

Smartians are continuing along the word detective path, noticing how words are BUILT and how “family members” are connected… it’s EVERYWHERE!!! You don’t have to memorise word after word after word IF you understand how to look for “signals” of family connections through structure (how it is built, using “building blocks” called morphemes. Have a […]

word study detectives get “energized” from energy discoveries…

Smartians are continuing along the word detective path, noticing how words are BUILT and how “family members” are connected… it’s EVERYWHERE!!! You don’t have to memorise word after word after word IF you understand how to look for “signals” of family connections through structure (how it is built, using “building blocks” called morphemes. Have a […]

word study detectives get “energized” from energy discoveries…

Smartians are continuing along the word detective path, noticing how words are BUILT and how “family members” are connected… it’s EVERYWHERE!!! You don’t have to memorise word after word after word IF you understand how to look for “signals” of family connections through structure (how it is built, using “building blocks” called morphemes. Have a […]

using our “energy” to investigate words…!

The continuing story of our word detective inquiries… remember that spelling is all about MEANING. You need to look at how a word is built, what “family members” can you think of that have meaning connections, then “what are the sounds that matter and how can they be represented?” Our current Unit of Inquiry on […]

using our “energy” to investigate words…!

The continuing story of our word detective inquiries… remember that spelling is all about MEANING. You need to look at how a word is built, what “family members” can you think of that have meaning connections, then “what are the sounds that matter and how can they be represented?” Our current Unit of Inquiry on […]

an “enlightening” word detective discovery, thanks to our Spanish speakers!!

As we seek to understand all the energy vocabulary words, we naturally use our word detective talents. one day we were talking about solar energy, and I turned it into a quick word study inquiry. “What do you think is the word sum for this?” I asked. Some students very quickly came up with theories, based […]

an “enlightening” word detective discovery, thanks to our Spanish speakers!!

As we seek to understand all the energy vocabulary words, we naturally use our word detective talents. one day we were talking about solar energy, and I turned it into a quick word study inquiry. “What do you think is the word sum for this?” I asked. Some students very quickly came up with theories, based […]