Balwyn North Primary report on their Structured Word Inquiry across the school.

At Balwyn North Primary School, spelling is explored through word inquiries, where students’ natural curiosity is fostered. Words investigated are meaningful to students and relevant to their learning and experiences. During these inquiries, students are word scientists, who hypothesise, investigate, test and research words. Throughout this process, students come to understand the morphology (structure). etymoly (history) and phonology (sounds) of words.

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