How to Teach Any Child How to Spell
How to Teach Any Child to Spell is full of helpful information including an examination of spelling myths, a look at spelling stages and strategies, a short tutorial on teaching spelling by syllables, and a strategic compilation of basic phonics/spelling rules. Although phonics plays a key element in any student’s command of spelling, the slightly different perspective of seeing phonics as the building blocks for words helps engage the student in the analysis process which is the key to success. Carefully chosen helps continue into the appendix: rules worth remembering, daily phonics review, frequently misspelled words, and a recommended resource list.
Some children, even though motivated, full of phonics instruction, and diligent workers, just don't seem to "catch on" to spelling. Gayle Graham designed her spelling program for just such a child and in the process developed a program that would be a strong contender for teaching any child to spell. What a coincidence, then, that she selected this