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Words Their Way: Vocabulary for Middle and High School © 2014

Overview


Words Their Way: Vocabulary for Middle and High School is a secondary program from Pearson's Words Their Way authorship team. The program emphasizes Generative Vocabulary (Word Parts and Meanings); along with General Academic (Tier 2) and Domain-Specific (Tier 3) Vocabulary in order to provide students with the means to understand how language works. Instruction builds upon the foundation established in the elementary program Words Their Way: Word Study in Action. By incorporating proven practices for vocabulary acquisition, students are prepared to implement vocabulary strategies in the context of what they read, addressing state standards and leading to success in all content areas.