Word by Word
101 ways to inspire and engage students by building vocabulary, improving spelling, and enriching reading, writing, and learning
Celebrating the power of words to help children become literate, effective, and compelling communicators.
This practical guide is designed to help students discover why words matter as they build vocabulary; gain confidence to spell new and difficult words; develop word recognition and process unfamiliar words when reading; increase understanding of words in the content areas; play with and celebrate words and language; and much more! Literacy guru Larry Swartz offers novel ways to to expand students’ interest in and facility with words and word power—day by day, word by word.
“An ode to words and a beautiful reminder of why we love them. It elegantly emphasizes how important words are to establishing essential reading and writing skills in the quest for deepening knowledge. ”- Professionally Speaking