Strategies for Spelling | nancy

I’m not going to go into a great deal of detail in this post about the teaching of spelling (there is book loads of things to be said about the subject, after all); I am going to share with you some simple tips that have worked for me in helping most children achieve spelling success in the primary classroom.

To be a good speller you need to have had lots of exposure to words, and have a good idea about how they work, in terms of their construction, history and meaning.  You need to have a good memory, and, certainly in school, good fine motor control (so that when you write the words down,…

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