text that is written with a large number of words that have phonetic similarities
there is typically a match between the text and the phonics elements that the teacher has taught.
words that appear often in printed material.
words charged with personal meaning and feeling selected for use in helping beginning readers identify words quickly and easily.
a word recognition skill that involves identifying words in meaningful units such as prefixes, suffixes, and root words. Structural analysis also includes being able to identify inflected endings, compound words, and contractions.
the initial part of a word (a consonant, consonant blend, or digraph) that precedes the vowel.
letter clusters that help form word families or rhyming words.
the part of the letter pattern in a word that includes the vowel and any consonants that follow; also called a phonogram or word family.
boxes of word cards that individual students are studying as they relate to phonics, spelling, or vocabulary learning.
words compiled on sheets of shelf paper hung on the wall of a classroom