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Spelling Strategies That Work: Practical Ways to Motivate Students to Become Successful Spellers
by Min Hong and Patsy Stafford

This practical book invites you into the classrooms of two teachers who have developed a spelling program that produces successful spellers year after year. They discuss the early stages of spelling development and what makes a good speller, and show you how to teach spelling so it's fun and meaningful. Other topics include: developing spelling lists from kids' writing, spelling difficult words, games such as letter races, word bingo, and crossword puzzles; building vocabulary with word walls, and personal word books; supporting children who have difficulty spelling, and more.

Min Hong teaches first grade and Patsy Stafford teaches second grade at PS 11 in New York City.

80 pages
Grades K–2


Spelling Strategies That Work
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