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Word Study

The ELA Common Core Standards for Reading Foundational Skills and Language Standards are incorporated into our district scope and sequences. More specifically, Language Standard integration is detailed in the Grammar and Mechanics Scope and Sequence and Vocabulary Acquisition Scope and Sequence. Both scope and sequences are included in the sub-pages of word study. In addition, the Foundational Skills including concepts of print, phonemic awareness, phonics, word recognition, and fluency standards (CCSS) are detailed in Vocabulary Acquisition Scope and Sequence within the Word Study 3-8 subpage and K-2 Word Study and Phonics Scope and Sequence within the Word Study K-2 subpage.


Word Study encompasses word work with students in the following areas:

  • Concepts of Print
  • Phonological Awareness
  • Phonemic Awareness
  • Phonics
  • Word Recognition
  • Fluency
  • Vocabulary Acquisition
  • Conventions of Standard English
    • Grammar
    • Mechanics
    • Spelling