Wordly Wise 9 Teacher Key

Wordly Wise 9 Teacher Key

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ISBN: 9780838894392
Grades: 12

Category Description for Wordly Wise - Original Edition:

The original edition of Wordly Wise is also still available, although the tests have gone out of print. It has been preferred by some homeschoolers because it did not include the narrative passage found in the 3000 series editions. As you would expect, graphics and formatting in this edition are dated and there is less use of the accent color. The word lists (different from later editions) require the student to supply the dictionary type material for each listing (located in a glossary in the back of the book).

The A, B, and C Student Books have between 10-12 lessons, each with 8-12 words. Lessons present words and brief definitions, include exercises in word usage, and culminate with a simple crossword puzzle.

Student Books Levels 1-9 introduce 12-20 new words in each lesson. Varied exercises give students experience in defining words, including multiple meanings, and using the word in correct context. At each level, Exercise A requires the student to choose the phrase best fitting the meaning of the word as used in a phrase. In Exercise B, the student must identify the sentence in which the word is used incorrectly. Exercise C (Levels 1-6) has students replacing italicized word in sentences with one of their vocabulary words, giving practice in actually writing the word in context. Exercises D and E in each lesson review the current and earlier lessons, providing reinforcement of previously studied words (use it or lose it!). In fact, each word occurs subsequently from 5 to 15 times in each book. Beginning in Book 4, there is an additional exercise dealing with roots, prefixes, and suffixes. Books 7-9 also include exercises with analogies, connotations, and literal and metaphorical usage. Each lesson in all levels ends with a discussion of words with interesting histories, distinctions between words commonly confused, and clarifications of possible misconceptions.

In all, the 12 books teach 4,050 useful words, carefully selected to provide a core vocabulary useful in a variety of verbal contexts, appropriate to the student's level of experience and writing ability, and keyed to the level of available reading material. Levels 1-3 have word glossaries containing definitions. After level three, students will need a separate dictionary to look up vocabulary words on their own.

Teacher Keys provide answers to the exercises in the Student Books.

Primary Subject
Spelling/Vocabulary
Grade
12
ISBN
9780838894392
Binding
Trade Paper
Edition
Teachers Edition, Instructors Manual, etc.
Language
English
Author
Kenneth Hodkinson
Format
Softcover Book
Brand Name
Educators Publishing Service
Weight
0.2 (lbs.)
Dimensions
11.0" x 8.5" x 0.12"
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I love these spellers. My students really get a great understanding of words. I also have them write stories using the words in each lesson.
Rose K on Sep 13, 2022
Wordly Wise is an easy way to expand vocabulary, teach dictionary skills, and check simple comprehension ability. We've been using these books for 11 years. The teacher key has very, very small print. My mom eyes wish it was a bit bigger.
Amanda G on Jan 21, 2021
I love these spellers. My students really get a great understanding of words. I also have them write stories using the words in each lesson.
Rose K on Sep 13, 2022
We have used the Wordly Wise programs for years, and I think that the program is rich and engaging for students.
Amanda M on Jul 31, 2022
Wordly Wise is an easy way to expand vocabulary, teach dictionary skills, and check simple comprehension ability. We've been using these books for 11 years. The teacher key has very, very small print. My mom eyes wish it was a bit bigger.
Amanda G on Jan 21, 2021
We have used the Wordly Wise programs for years, and I think that the program is rich and engaging for students.
Amanda M on Jul 31, 2022
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