Dear customers, please be informed that our shopping cart will be unavailable between August 21 and September 1, 2014, as we will be making some changes to serve you better. To minimise any possible delivery disruption, we encourage you to make your purchases before August 21. We appreciate your understanding and apologise for any inconvenience.
  • Print
  • Share
Teaching Kids to Spell For Dummies (0764576240) cover image

Teaching Kids to Spell For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-7645-7624-9
388 pages
March 2005
US $19.99 Add to Cart

This price is valid for United States. Change location to view local pricing and availability.

Other Available Formats: E-book

Part I: Understanding the Basics of Good Spelling.

Chapter 1: Thinking Like a Spelling Teacher.

Chapter 2: Understanding the Reading, Writing, and Spelling Mix.

Chapter 3: Getting to Know the Pieces and Parts of Spelling.

Part II: Getting Easy Words onto Paper.

Chapter 4: Spelling with Short Vowels.

Chapter 5: Blending Letters Together.

Chapter 6: Choosing ch (and sh, th, ph, and wh, too).

Part III: Coming to Grips with Long Vowel Sounds.

Chapter 7: Putting a Firm Pen on Bossy e.

Chapter 8: Taking Charge of Words with Two Vowels Together.

Chapter 9: Writing y Instead of a, e, or i.

Part IV: Using Word Families.

Chapter 10: Getting Into Word Family Mode.

Chapter 11: Guiding Her Pen to Bigger Word Families.

Chapter 12: Spelling Sight Words: A Different Family.

Chapter 13: Being Vocal about Silent Letters.

Chapter 14: Spelling Some Letters “Softly”.

Part V: Spelling Words in Chunks.

Chapter 15: Cheerfully Chunking Sounds.

Chapter 16: Finishing Off with Suffixes.

Chapter 17: Spotting What’s in a Contraction.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 18: Ten Word Families.

Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Correct Your Child’s Spelling.

Chapter 20: Ten (or More) Group Activities That Rock.

Chapter 21: Ten Spelling Games for Car Trips.


  • Print
  • Share