Oxford Wordlist Project
- Lecturer Resources
- Teacher Resources
- Student Resources
- Sample Pages
- Use the print and digital word cards to build studentsí word knowledge and vocabulary.
- Provide high frequency words in context and build language skills using the guided reading packs.
- Develop studentsí dictionary and language skills using Oxford Dictionary Project 1.
- Gather comprehensive data on studentsí spelling of high frequency words and select appropriate teaching strategies with Spell Record Respond.
- Enhance and extend language teaching with a range of digital tools including Oxford Literacy language eBooks, interactive word cards and customisable classroom resources.
- Provide opportunities for shared, modelled and guided language instruction.
Language Guided Reading Packs
Early Years Reference
Digital Teaching Resources
These large, durable cards - one for each Oxford Wordlist entry - help students master high frequency words in their spelling, reading, writing and speaking.
- Students can sort, arrange, compare and contrast the word cards in language activities.
- Cards show onset-rime, syllables and phonemic segmentation, helping students map sounds onto letters and recognise letter patterns.
- They can also be used to build students' knowledge of word structure such as apostrophes in contractions.
Digital word cards
307 digital Oxford Wordlist word cards with word and syllable audio to aid pronunciation.
- A thesaurus element (where appropriate) to support vocabulary development.
- Easy comparing and contrasting of words with the ability to display multiple cards at any one time.
- Each title has its own guided reading pack containing six student copies plus one teaching version (56 books in total).
- Teaching version focuses on meaning, structure and visual questions at Levels 1-17 and comprehension strategies at Levels 18-23.
- Each teaching version replicated pages from the student book with teaching notes and lists of the Oxford Wordlist words used.
- Each title carries a specific language focus.
- Explicit links to Oxford Dictionary Project 1 provide avenues to explore word features further and build language skills.
Language guided reading eBooks
Interactive version of the language titles allow exploration of the Oxford Wordlist words in context.
- Clicking an Oxford Wordlist word in an eBook launches its digital word card.
- A reveal/hide function lets educators offer explicit instruction on the language skills as outlined in Oxford Dictionary Project 1.
- Includes audio of each story plus an index of all 307 word cards.
Early Years Reference
The only early years dictionary based on the Oxford Wordlist.
- Oxford Literacy's familiar 'Pippa' character supports dictionary skills learning with hints and questions.
- Headword verbs are shown in present and past tense.
- Headwords are displayed with their grammar function, phonemic segmentation, other forms of the word, a child-friendly definition and an example sentence.
- Includes all 307 words from the Oxford Wordlist.
- Features numbers 1-100, days of the week, months, colours and shapes.
- Pages have side alphabet strips to aid navigation.
Digital Teacher Resources
Customisable classroom activities and games build knowledge of the Oxford Wordlist high frequency words.
- Cater for small-group instruction, consolidation and independent activities.
- Informs educators about students' spelling practices, attitudes, skills and understandings.
- Gives teachers the tools to analyse the spelling data collected and plan effective teaching responses.
- Checklists for deeper probing when results suggest that students have gaps in their knowledge and skills.
- Customisable activity worksheets.
- Strong curriculum links with a focus on phonetic, visual, morphological and etymological competencies.
Spell Record Respond CD ROM
Features IWB-compatible PowerPoint pressentations containing dictation passages for assessment that use groups of ten words from the Oxford Wordlist.
- Dictations can be used as contextual pre-tests (unseen) to check if students can spell the high frequency words.
- Dictations may also be used post-tests (seen) to confirm that students can correctly spell the words in context.
- Contains all checklists (including dictations) from the book plus a range of customisable word-building activities.
The Oxford Wordlist Project links the teaching of language (knowledge of the English language) and literacy (ability to use the English language) as advocated in the Australian English Curriculum.
The chart below shows how each component links to key elements of the curriculum.