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Robyn Pickering
Word Families
Tue Jul 16, 2013 16:53
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Starfall sounds like a good website for working with word families. As I've gone through the program, I've seen how important it is to work with students on sight words and word families.

  • Letter, Sounds, and Words - Natalie Kabel, Tue Jul 16 14:14
    My kids really struggle with letter sounds and words, so seeing all of these great websites will be so helpful!!! My school has a subscription for Successmaker. I really like it because what it does... more
    • Word Families - Robyn Pickering, Tue Jul 16 16:53
      • Re: Word Families - Natalie Kabel, Tue Jul 16 17:30
        Robyn, I couldn't agree more. I have learned more and more to make sure that I am teaching these word families to the students. This really helps those students with their reading.
    • Re: Letter, Sounds, and Words - Lindsay Aaron, Tue Jul 16 14:38
      Natalie, I am curious about Successmaker. I also use Words Their Way and it can be a struggle because there is sooooo much. Did you feel that Successmaker correlated well with WTW? Did you see growth ... more
      • Re: Letter, Sounds, and Words - Natalie Kabel, Tue Jul 16 14:59
        Lindsay, I liked successmaker. I didn't find that it went well with WTW because it was based on where the students was in the program. I did see a little bit of growth. We only got it toward the end... more
        • Re: Letter, Sounds, and Words - Lindsay Aaron, Tue Jul 16 20:43
          Do you think you would of had more success if you would have had access to the program at the end of the year. Yes, I still use Words Their Way as it is required by my participating county. I... more
          • Re: Letter, Sounds, and Words - Natalie Kabel, Wed Jul 17 12:38
            I think I would have had more success with the program if I had had it earlier because I would have become more familiar with it myself. I didn't have much time to learn how the program worked and... more
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