March 2019 archive

WordWorks Literacy Centre – Structured Word Inquiry (“scientific word investigation”), SWI.

Peter Bowers’ website is a remarkable resource for teaching yourself and your students how meaning and spelling relate. Develop routines, and strategies to use “the principles of scientific inquiry as the basis of word level literacy instruction.” The following are the standard four questions used to guide SWI investigations. Investigate with these 4 questions… What …

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