Word Study
Video/Text

Word Study 101

3 Lessons Easy

About this course

Word knowledge has many strands that interweave and connect to create rapid word recognition and orthographic mapping. Good readers use word knowledge fluently; whereas, struggling readers rely on the unreliable skills of context and guessing.

Formative Self-Check

Which of these is not a strand of word knowledge?

  • Decoding
  • Structural Analysis
  • Comprehension

What are two ineffective word recognition strategies?

  • Context and Guessing
  • Decoding and Structural Analysis
  • Phonology and Orthography

True or False? Reading is a natural process for human brains.

  • True
  • False

Self-Check Answers

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Q: What is not a strand of word knowledge?

A: Comprehension

Q: What are two ineffective word recognition strategies?

A: Context and Guessing

Q: Reading is a natural process for human brains.

A: False

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Course Structure

Unweaving Word Knowledge

In this video lesson, you will see how word knowledge has many strands that interweave and connect to create rapid word recognition and orthographic mapping. 

Research for Systematic Instruction

Lesson 2: In this lesson, you will receive 5 research-based techniques to use systematic instruction with the goal of building word knowledge.

Quiz & CPE Certificate

Take a 9 question quiz and receive a certificate for completing 1 hour of CPE credit for Word Study 101.

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