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Rebecca Bond
Spelling Instruction
Tue Jul 16, 2013 22:38
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Lindsay,
After going through Assessment and Correction and Clinic now, I am changing my spelling instruction completely. I will be using part of Words Their Way and ASU spelling sorts as well. I hope to plan and manage at least 3 spelling groups, which I had in the past. I agree spelling sorts will be better for lower students, but all my students will be sorting. The sorting really engrains the spelling pattern in their long term memory. Is there anything you can suggest for Words Their Way?

  • Re: Fundations/Words Their Way - Lindsay Aaron, Tue Jul 16 20:48
    Morgan, I have never used Letter Land but I had a colleague bring in the program. It seems like an amazing program. Does your Kindergarten teachers like the program? Yes, I also find that Words Their ... more
    • Re: Fundations/Words Their Way - Morgan Williams, Wed Jul 17 10:07
      hey Lindsay- The Kindergarten teachers love the program! I have actually been to the training and it was really cool. They said it was created for children that had severe learning disabilities and... more
    • LetterLand - Rebecca bond, Tue Jul 16 22:51
      Here are some introductions to LetterLand on YouTube if you want to watch. My daughter went through the program in Kindergarten, but our 1st grade doesn't use it. She picked up and remembered her... more
      • Re: LetterLand - Lindsay Aaron , Tue Jul 16 22:52
        Thanks so much. I would like to share with the K teachers.
    • Spelling Instruction - Rebecca Bond, Tue Jul 16 22:38
      • Re: Spelling Instruction - Lindsay Aaron, Tue Jul 16 22:49
        I think you can use WTW very similar to the ASU sorts. I think instead of using all the words that are suggested for WTW cut them down and switch them out like we do in clinic. I also like how the... more
        • RE: RE: Spelling Instruction - lohrmk, Tue Jul 16 23:20
          I agree with you about Words Their Way and it can be a lot. I basically use Words Their Way very similarly to the way we did spelling in clinic!
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