Spectrum Word Study and Phonics, Grade 6

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Test with success using Spectrum Word Study and Phonics for grade 6! The lessons encourage creativity and strengthen phonics skills by focusing on digraphs, diphthongs, syllabication, acronyms, figures of speech, and dictionary skills. The book features full-color illustrations, provides essential tools for achieving reading fluency, and includes an answer key. Today, more than ever, students need to be equipped with the skills required for school achievement and success on proficiency tests. This 168-page book ...
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Overview


Test with success using Spectrum Word Study and Phonics for grade 6! The lessons encourage creativity and strengthen phonics skills by focusing on digraphs, diphthongs, syllabication, acronyms, figures of speech, and dictionary skills. The book features full-color illustrations, provides essential tools for achieving reading fluency, and includes an answer key. Today, more than ever, students need to be equipped with the skills required for school achievement and success on proficiency tests. This 168-page book aligns with state and national standards, is perfect for use at home or in school, and is favored by parents, homeschoolers, and teachers.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780769682969
  • Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/11/2006
  • Series: Spectrum Word Study & Phonics Series
  • Edition description: Updated
  • Pages: 168
  • Sales rank: 413,675
  • Age range: 11 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     8
Review: Hard and Soft c and g and the Sounds of s     10
Consonant Digraphs     12
Silent Consonants     16
More Silent Consonants     18
Ti and Ci     20
Review: Digraphs, Silent Consonants, ti and ci     22
Vowel Sounds (ai, ay, ei, ey)     24
Vowel Sounds (ee, ea, ie, ey)     26
Vowel Sounds (ind, ild, igh)     28
Vowel Sounds (oa, ow, old, oll, ost)     30
Review: Vowel Sounds     32
Vowel Sounds (oo, ew, ou, ui, ue)     34
Vowel Sounds (au, aw, al, alk, all)     36
Vowel Diphthongs     38
Review: Vowel Sounds and Diphthongs     40
The Schwa Sound     42
The Sounds of y     46
R-Controlled Vowels (ar, er, ir, or, ur)     48
More r-Controlled Vowels (air, are, ear, eer)     50
Review: Schwa, the Sounds of y, and r-Controlled Vowels     52
Word Structure
Base Words and Endings     54
Comparative Endings     56
Review: Base Words and Endings     58
Plurals     60
Irregular Plurals     62
Possessives     64
Review: Plurals, Irregular Plurals, and Possessives     66
Compound Words     68
Contractions     70
Review: Compound Words and Contractions     72
Prefixes     74
Suffixes     80
Review: Prefixes and Suffixes     86
Syllabication     88
Review: Syllabication     90
Vocabulary
Synonyms and Antonyms     92
Shades of Meaning     96
Levels of Specificity     98
Review: Synonyms, Antonyms, Shades of Meaning, and Levels of Specificity     100
Homophones     102
Multiple-Meaning Words     104
Review: Homophones and Multiple-Meaning Words     106
Clipped Words and Acronyms     108
Word Play     110
Review: Clipped Words, Acronyms, and Word Play     112
Figures of Speech     114
Idioms     118
Analogies     120
Review: Figures of Speech, Idioms, and Analogies     124
Dictionary Skills and Word Origins
Guide Words and Entry Words     126
Word Families     128
Review: Guide Words, Entry Words, and Word Families     130
Frequently Used Foreign Words     132
Word Histories     134
Review: Frequently Used Foreign Words and Word Histories     136
Greek Roots     138
Latin Roots     140
Review: Greek and Latin Roots     142
Pronunciation Key and Respellings     144
Accent Marks     148
Review: Respellings and Accent Marks     150
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