Graduate School of Education

Intentional Instruction in Word Recognition Strategies

Elementary Education Careers PhotoLearn about powerful, research-based, explicit, and strategic word recognition routines to use with your students daily.


Concepts of Print/Alphabetic/Spelling Level (great for K-2 grades)
Polysyllabic/Morphemic Level (great for 2nd and up)
  • Concepts of Print
  • Letter names
  • Phonemic Awareness-blending, segmentation, and manipulation
  • Consonants and short vowels
  • Reading CVC words
  • Reading and spelling sight words
  • Consonant blends, consonant digraphs
  • Final e, long vowel digraphs, R-controlled vowels
  • Other vowel digraphs
  • Inflectional endings
  • Guided spelling of decodable words, sight words, and sentences
  • Open and closed syllables (, pic.nic)
  • Other syllable types with vowel spelling patterns (par.take, team.ster)
  • Consonant + le syllables (bub.ble, lit.tle,
  • Prefixes (prepare, untie, reinvent)
  • Suffixes (information, enjoyable, graceful)
  • Greek- and Latin-based affixes and roots at sight
  • Guided spelling of polysyllabic words, sight words and sentences

Open Institute

Click HERE to download the flyer for this Open Training

Date:        November 5, 2013

Time:        Session 1   8:00 AM-11:00 AM

               Session 2   12:00 PM-3:00 PM

Location:   Cal Lutheran University, 60 West Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

Fee:         $85 per session

Audience:  K-12 classroom teachers, intervention teachers, reading specialists, reading coaches

This training consists of three levels of instruction.  Please choose one level per session.  If you attend both sessions, select two levels

Please contact Lydia Chung for more information (805) 493-3705 or




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