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Creating Mini-Lessons
to teach vocabulary from the Ministry's Bands
by patterns 

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Smart and Effective Instruction in English Vocabulary Bands, Reading and Spelling
How To Create Mini-Lessons
ETAI Workshop, July 12, 2023
                 Dr. Janina Kahn-Horwitz
                 Dr. Fern Levitt

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 English Patterns:
Spelling and Meaning Principles to Teach

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Link to the English Inspectorate's Vocabulary Bands Spreadsheet
Tabs for Band I, 2, 3 core 1, 3 core2
Both full lists and sorted by orthographic/morphological patterns

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Example of a Mini-lesson 
Teaching Long E, Open Syllable

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