Formal spelling instruction improves not only students' spelling skills but also their reading skills. Teaching learners how to spell by understanding phonetic and spelling patterns can help improve their Vocabulary and their Phonological and Orthographic Processing.
Watch how this teacher integrates spelling with Vocabulary using the Word Lab method. She supports students' Phonological Processing skills by going over the syllables and the silent versus pronounced sounds. She also brings learners' Attention to the tricky and interesting parts of the word to help their understanding of the specific word as well as nuances of spelling rules.
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Learn how Vocabulary SpellingCity helps users practice spelling through games and activities where they see and hear words in context. This interactive exploration can improve Vocabulary, Phonological Processing, and Morphological Knowledge. The app teaches words from ready-made lists from a standards-based curriculum and allows learners and their teachers to make their own lists.