Ww/E1.4 Develop a variety of strategies to aid spelling. (a) Understand and apply some strategies for remembering words they want to spell, e.g. use a simple mnemonic or highlight common letter combinations in colour (b) Understand the value of using visual memory to learn English spelling, e.g. find words inside words (football: foot, ball) and look at the shapes of words

Spelling techniques

Submitted by Jill Machin on Tue, 2009-08-25 17:25

Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Ww/E1.4, Ww/E2.1, Ww/E3.1, Ww/L1.1, Ww/L2.1

Resource type: Handout or guide, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1, L2

An incredible collection of strategies for all levels. This huge resource is split into 3 sections.
A six page comprehensive handout on spelling techniques (E3 upwards). A ‘Spelling for Me’ worksheet where students are encouraged to try out different strategies and record their results.
A set of 19 different strategy pages (to be laminated) each with tasks for students to test out the strategy.

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