The Components of Spelling (Early Years): Instruction and Assessment for the Linguistic Inquirer is an evidence-based resource for early years classroom educators. This practical manual offers a framework most suitable for Kindergarten to Year 2 teachers who seek to plan and implement explicit and systematic spelling instruction that caters for diverse learners in a classroom. It includes an error analysis assessment tool, with normed data for Year 1 and Year 2, and over 300 pages of practical ideas and resources for classroom use. The instructional recommendations and templates included in the manual align with the CoSTEY and they are structured around the three fundamental linguistic processes involved in Standard English spelling: i) phonological strategies; ii) orthographic strategies; and iii) morphological strategies. ISBN: 978-0-6483430-1-1
A single purchase of the CoSTEY manual must only be used by one school-based educator and for classroom purposes only. The single educator is permitted to photocopy resources in this book for classroom purposes only. The contents must not be further reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means including electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or likewise.