This lively and accessible book demystifies spelling with simple explanations of spelling rules and patterns. Explicit and systematic, the authors introduce thirteen spelling strategies that address the needs of different learning styles.
tudents will learn how to build on their strengths and approach spelling strategically in their writing. They will discover how to spot common spelling errors and develop a wide range of strategies for becoming successful spellers. In addition to a thorough presentation of common spelling rules, the book introduces essential background information about the history of the English language and how the roots of different words affect their letter structure and plural form. valuable classroom tool, the book includes handy lists of words related to all the major curriculum areas.
Illustrated throughout, the book also includes suggestions for helping students create their own personal spelling dictionary and track their success and growing confidence.