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Eight Types of Sorts
(from Words Their Way, Chapter4)

Picture Sorts

Word Sorts

Word Hunts

Closed Sorts

Open Sorts

Blind Sorts

Writing Sorts

Speed Sorts

*  Many of the particular sorts for specific stages of spelling and their suggested progression come from James Beers' "Spelling Development: Stages and Strategies" in Spelling Research and Instruction


Walters & Kehus, 1998


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