Author: Cheryl L. Callighan,Marilynn G. Barr
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
A collection of spelling strategies, including activities, rules, lists, bulletin boards, games, and spelling demons.
Author: Laura Toby Rudginsky,Elizabeth C. Haskell
Publisher: Educators Pub Svc Incorporated
This Comprehensive teacher resource manual includes: words, phrases, and sentences grouped by spelling rule for dictation, and sight words assigned by level of difficulty and incorportated in dictation.
Quick and Clever Ways that Work for Grades 4-8
Author: Jane Bell Kiester
Publisher: Maupin House Publishing, Inc.
Category: English language
Teach Spelling So It Sticks! offers teachers in grades 4-8 an easy-to-use step-book format complete with instructions, assessment tips, a suggested weekly routine, games, activities, and word lists, plus strategies for teaching commonly confused words such as homophones and those dreaded "spell-check nightmares." Use as a complete approach or choose the engaging games and activities you want. Great for all students--especially struggling spellers, English-language learners, and ESE students.
selbständiges Lernen im Alltag
Author: John Caldwell Holt
Ausgehend von der Beobachtung des kindlichen Spielens erläutert der Autor, wie Kinder denken und lernen.
Author: John Bald
Includes CD-Rom Times Educational Supplement Star Read! 'This is an authoritative yet lively and eminently readable book. It is well grounded in both the latest academic theory and experienced hands-on pedagogic practice, and it summarises succinctly the implications of the recent Rose Report, giving a masterly exposition of both synthetic and analytic phonics and their places in the processes of learning to read and spell. Practical and organisational issues are tackled in a most supportive way, with very useful checklists and photocopiable proformas on an accompanying CD. The book also provides and excellent guide to provision for professional development, involving the use of lesson observation and part of the evaluation and planning cycle for CPD. Its style is clear and well signposted with subheadings, case-study boxes to illuminate points, and with aims given at the start of each chapter as well as challenging points for reflection and guides to further reading at the ends. Every staff room should have one!' - Dorothy Latham, Primary Education Consultant, English specialist and author of How Children Learn to Write 'Synthetic phonics may well be only one tool for teaching reading and spelling, but it is the single most important one' - Ruth Kelly, Education Secretary, March 2006 'Teachers - and particularly Literacy Co-ordinators or SENCOs - who are enthusiastic about children's learning and about their own professional development will undoubtedly benefit from using this book and CD, with its combination of useful explanation and practical resources to support the implementation of the ideas' - Lorna Gardiner, General Adviser, Foundation Stage, North Eastern Education and Library Board, Northern Ireland Are you looking for practical advice on how to teach phonics? By giving the reader a basic introduction to teaching reading and spelling using phonics, this book will provide you with easy-to-use ideas for your classrooms. Following on from the recommendations of the Rose Report, the author explains why teaching phonics works, and how to present irregular as well as straightforward features of English. The book: o contains practical examples and activities for teachers o explains the basis of synthetic and analytic phonics o gives advice on choosing the best resources o looks at how to help the weakest readers o includes a CD Rom with photocopiable resources and INSET materials o contains a glossary of key terms Literacy Co-ordinators, teachers and teaching assistants will find this an invaluable resource.
Author: Kate Robinson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
A Creative Approach to Teaching Spelling will help teachers address the spelling targets of the new English curriculum and can also be used to support and enhance the growing range of phonic based spelling programmes currently used within schools. It provides a basic summary of the major developments in the teaching of spelling over the last 40 years and outlines current research and approaches. The renewed emphasis on phonic knowledge as a key element of all reading and spelling programmes is highlighted, as are those additional complimentary approaches to teaching spelling that are supported by current research. The games and activities will help to develop and embed children's phonological awareness, phonic knowledge and auditory memory.
Author: Marlene J. McCracken,Robert A. McCracken
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
This bestselling guide provides teachers of grades 1-3 with a simple and effective spelling program. Spelling Through Phonics is a skills program designed to help children understand how print works in the English alphabetic system. Children come to understand how the letters of the alphabet are constructed to form words and how words are constructed to become text. Essentially, Spelling Through Phonics describes a practical, easy-to-use, and timeless method of teaching children how to spell.Includes:an explanation of phonemic awareness detailed instructions on how to teach spelling--easily, quickly, and efficiently methods to organize children's spelling practice within the school day reproducible spelling checklists for grades 1-3
Including the Spelling Rules and 151 Spelling Lists
Author: John J. Fulford
Category: English language
This book, written by an experienced English teacher and the author of The Complete Guide to English Spelling Rules, is a great aide for those teachers and parents who struggle to teach their students how to spell and keep wondering if there is a better method. The spelling rules are explained simply and clearly with examples.
How Words Work and How to Teach Them
Author: Misty Adoniou
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Spelling It Out is an indispensable guide for anyone who lacks confidence in spelling.
Author: Johanna Stirling
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
A book for anyone teaching English spelling, particularly those working with English language learners. This essential manual answers three challenging questions about teaching spelling: Why is there a problem with teaching and learning spelling? What can be done about it? How can this be accomplished? The first part of the book helps teachers understand the systems of English spelling and the regularities, which are not necessarily phonological. It explores the errors that learners really make and the challenges faced by teachers. The second part outlines a fresh, new, multi-dimensional approach to teaching spelling which recognises the need for learner engagement and strategy training as well as work on the patterns found in English orthography. The final part of the book presents over seventy engaging and effective activities which are designed to develop a range of strategies and knowledge about English spelling.
Author: Joyce Armstrong Carroll Ed.D, H.L.D.,Edward E. Wilson
Carroll and Wilson have taken their successful Acts of Teaching into the 21st Century with this totally revised second edition. While maintaining the best of Acts, Acts II moves the paradigm into the global age. Comprehensive, innovative, and practical, and with forewords by two of the most noted scholars in the field, Janet Emig and Edmund J. Farrell, this text offers educators a powerful approach to teaching writing. Rather than repetitive exercises, it focuses on engagement and interaction so students grapple with words and experiences to make meaning. In Acts II the writing process and assessment gain a new dimension. Recent research supports its content and strategies while cognitive development and neurological theories, early literacy, inquiry, and writing as a mode of learning across all disciplines and grade levels have been invigorated. Topics include students, shifts and skills for the global age, the writing process, and assessment, three chapters on how to teach grammar within the writing process, collaboration, post writing, and publishing. This book meets the needs of anyone writing or teaching writing. Grades PreK-12.
Author: Camilia Sadik
How to Teach Phonics is a Teachers' Guide, and it can be used by Teachers and Parents of K-12, Adult Learners, Dyslexic Persons who can Read but cannot Spell, and Advanced ESL Students. The author, Linguist Camilia Sadik spent 15 years intensely dissecting English, discovering over 100 spelling rules, applying the rules in 600 phonics lessons, class-testing her discoveries, and preparing 10 breakthrough phonics-based reading and spelling books for all ages and all types of learners. Teaching phonics means teaching which letter or combination of letters to choose when spelling every English sound in every English word. Sadik's books are for learning to spell nearly all the letter combinations and the letters that do not sound like their letter name in 32,000 words. For free sample lessons, visit SpellingRules.com How to Teach Phonics - Teachers' Guide by Camilia Sadik contains easy instructions for using the 10 phonics-based reading and spelling books. The titles of the books are 100 Spelling Rules, Learn to Spell 500 Words a Day (6 volumes: A, E, I, O, U, and Consonants), Read Instantly, and The Compound Words. The books contain over 30 Unique Learning Features that make Learning Inescapable. All words are divided into syllables, all silent letters are italicized, every phonic to be learned is colored and bolded, every lesson begins with a spelling rule, grouping of words that follow a rule, each vowel is isolated in a book, and the only comprehensive books of phonics. Teach or learn to read and spell hundreds of words at a time, guaranteed!
Author: Sue Palmer
Now in an updated second edition How to Teach Writing Across the Curriculum: Ages 6-8 provides a range of practical suggestions for teaching non-fiction writing skills and linking them to children’s learning across the entire curriculum. Providing a number of suggestions for teachers and putting emphasis on creative approaches to teaching children writing in diverse and innovative ways, it provides: techniques for using speaking and listening, drama and games to prepare for writing suggestions for the use of cross-curricular learning as a basis for writing planning frameworks and ‘skeletons’ to promote thinking skills information on key language features of non-fiction texts examples of non-fiction writing guidance on the process of creating writing from note-making. With new hints and tips for teachers and suggestions for reflective practice, How to Teach Writing Across the Curriculum: Ages 6-8 will equip teachers with all the skills and materials needed to create enthusiastic non-fiction writers in their primary classroom.
Teaching Children how to Spell, Not what to Spell
Author: Gladys Rosencrans
Publisher: International Reading Assn
This spelling manual for teachers outlines a methodology that combines whole language and phonetic strategies that is designed to be adapted into an existing programme. Students should become more independent as they are introduced to strategies that suit their own learning style.
Author: Patricia J. Hagerty
Publisher: Teacher Ideas Press(NH)
Discusses the advantages of using writing to teach spelling, tells how to judge spelling skills and form spelling groups, and provides lessons for full classes and smaller groups
Exploring commonsense strategies and best practices
Author: Peter Westwood
Teaching Spelling: Exploring commonsense strategies and best practices equips teachers with the vital knowledge and skills needed to help their students become proficient writers and spellers. Peter Westwood provides a very clear and concise account of the important skills and processes that underpin accurate spelling, and describes in very practical terms, many evidence-based strategies and methods that teachers can use to help all students become confident, capable and independent spellers. The book also addresses the purposes of various forms of assessment of spelling skills, to guide teaching and planning. Chapters in this accessible and timely text include: the importance of correct spelling visual, auditory and cognitive components of spelling ability general principles for planning instruction proven teaching strategies and methods word study as a teaching approach formal and informal assessment At the end of each chapter the author provides a list of online and print resources, thus enabling readers to extend their knowledge in the various topics. The extensive reference list is also an invaluable source of information on recent research and thinking on the topic of spelling instruction. Teaching Spelling: Exploring commonsense strategies and best practices is an essential resource for all those in teacher education and taking in-service courses.