Spectrum Word Study and Phonics, Grade 5

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Spectrum Word Study and Phonics encourages creativity and builds confidence by making reading fun! The lessons, perfect for students in grade 5, strengthen phonics skills by focusing on digraphs, diphthongs, syllables, homophones, idioms, dictionary skills, and more! Each book features full-color illustrations and provides essential tools for achieving reading fluency. They are also aligned to national and state standards and include a complete answer key. --Today, more than ever, students need to be equipped ...

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Overview

Spectrum Word Study and Phonics encourages creativity and builds confidence by making reading fun! The lessons, perfect for students in grade 5, strengthen phonics skills by focusing on digraphs, diphthongs, syllables, homophones, idioms, dictionary skills, and more! Each book features full-color illustrations and provides essential tools for achieving reading fluency. They are also aligned to national and state standards and include a complete answer key. --Today, more than ever, students need to be equipped with the essential skills they need for school achievement and for success on proficiency tests. The Spectrum series has been designed to prepare students with these skills and to enhance student achievement. Developed by experts in the field of education, each title in the Spectrum workbook series offers grade-appropriate instruction and reinforcement in an effective sequence for learning success. Perfect for use at home or in school, and a favorite of parents, homeschoolers, and teachers worldwide, Spectrum is the learning partner students need for complete achievement.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780769682952
  • Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/11/2006
  • Series: Spectrum Word Study & Phonics Series
  • Edition description: Updated
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 116,650
  • Age range: 10 years
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Table of Contents


Phonics
Hard and Soft c and g     6
The Sounds of s     10
Review: Hard and Soft c and g and the Sounds of s     12
Consonant Digraphs     14
More Consonant Digraphs     16
Silent Consonants     18
More Silent Consonants     20
The Sound of Ti and Ci     22
Review: Digraphs, Silent Consonants, Ti and Ci     24
Vowel Sounds (ai, ay, ei, ey)     26
Vowel Sounds (ee, ea, ie, ey)     28
Vowel Sounds (ind, ild, igh)     30
Vowel Sounds (oa, ow, old, oll, ost)     32
Review: Vowel Sounds     34
Vowel Sounds (oo, ew, ou, ui)     36
Vowel Sounds (au, aw, al, all)     38
Vowel Diphthongs     40
Review: Vowel Sounds and Diphthongs     42
The Schwa Sound     44
The Sounds of y     48
R-Controlled Vowels (ar, er, ir, or, ur)     50
More r-Controlled Vowels (air, are, ear, eer)     52
Review: Schwa, the Sounds of y, and r-Controlled Vowels     54
Word Structure
Base Words and Inflectional Endings     56
Comparative Endings     58
Review: Base Words, Inflectional Endings, and Comparative Endings     60
Plurals     62
Irregular Plurals     64
Possessives     66
Review: Plurals, Irregular Plurals, and Possessives     68
Compound Words     70
Contractions     72
Review: Compound Words and Contractions     74
Prefixes     76
Suffixes     82
Review: Prefixes and Suffixes     88
Syllables     90
Review: Syllables     92
Vocabulary
Synonyms and Antonyms     94
Shades of Meaning     98
Levels of Specificity     100
Review: Synonyms, Antonyms, Shades of Meaning, and Levels of Specificity     102
Homophones     104
Multiple-Meaning Words     106
Review: Homophones and Multiple-Meaning Words     108
Clipped Words, Acronyms, and Initializations     110
Word Play     112
Review: Clipped Words, Acronyms, and Word Play     114
Figures of Speech     116
Idioms     120
Analogies     122
Review: Figures of Speech, Idioms, and Analogies     126
Dictionary Skills and Word Origins
Guide Words     128
Entry Words      130
Review: Guide Words and Entry Words     132
Word Families     134
Word Origins     138
Review: Word Families and Word Origins     142
Pronunciation Key and Respellings     144
Accent Marks     148
Review: Respellings and Accent Marks     150
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