#SOL21: Words Matter

As it often does it began with a dm, a response, and then a tweet . . .
And then a response . . . And another response . . . All relate to the IES Practice Guide for Foundational Skills, #3. But what if, what happens when there isn’t enough time for all the components. What if the emphasis is “misplaced” or “overused” on one of the recommendations to the point that others are ignored or barely used?
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/ough/ is lesson 7 in the 20 spelling rules found here. link

Are these the “right rules”? How many rules do students need to know? Does the practice guide say rules are necessary? How will you proceed?

Where do you begin? This post began with inquiry. A question. Responses. And then grounded in the research. And then a broader look at possible rules. No High Stakes decisions yet. More thinking. More opportunities to gather information and data.

What process do you use? Is it the most effective process? How do you know?

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