Title: MegaWords
Page Count: 108
Format: Book
Published: 2018
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Megawords teaches the reading, spelling, and contextual use of multisyllabic words through multisensory instruction and a systematic progression of skills. Within each book, words are presented in lists arranged by word structure and spelling pattern. Because Megawords is skill based, it can be used in a variety of settings and across all RTI tiers depending on student need and grade level. Visit the Megawords website to download sample lessons.

Megawords Teacher’s Guides
  • Guides provide direct, point-of-use instruction that follows the Megawords 6-Step Instructional Plan.
  • Includes:
  • Suggestions for differentiating instruction
  • Assessment options for progress monitoring
  • Reproducible assessments and recording forms
  • Student Book answer key
Megawords Student Books
  • Each student book focuses on a specific group of advanced phonics or word study skills. Exercises are multisensory and require students to read, say, and write word parts and words.
  • Exercises Include:
  • Decoding and encoding activities
  • Recognizing syllable patterns
  • Using words in context
  • Understanding word meaning
  • Content-area reading passages
  • Review exercises to reinforce concepts


Megawords curriculum review

About the Author of MegawordsKristin A. Johnson, M.A has worked with both children and adults for 30 years in Vermont, specializing in reading difficulties. Polly Bayrd has taught students with learning disabilities and emotional/behavioral problems at the elementary and junior high level. She has been a teacher-trainer at the University of Minnesota. 

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Last Updated: November 2023

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