This workbook builds on the phonics rules previously presented and instructs children how to spell words with beginning consonant sounds, consonant blends, consonant digraphs, vowel digraphs, diphthongs “ou” and “ow”; words with “ar” and “or”; word endings; words with “er,” “ir,” and “ur”; and diphthongs “oi” and “oy.” Vocabulary-building is emphasized through contextual exercises; word-bank, crossword, fill-in-the-blank, and other exercises are included to help students gain familiarity with how words and sentences are constructed.
Test sheets are included at the back of the book. With 36 units and 5 lessons per unit, the text is designed to be used daily over a 36 week period.
|Suggested Grade: 3rd|
|Author: Garry J. Moes|
|Copyright: 2010 (2nd edition)|
|Softbound: 131 pages|
Posted by Unknown on 08/13/2012
I love these spelling books. Where I used to purchase separate books for phonics, vocabulary, and spelling, I now have one book to use that integrates these three related subjects. The exercises are varied and interesting, and the book is laid out so that specific work is designated for each day of the week. I also love that it gives kids a system for learning to spell words. The words are organized according to rule, and then in later books, according to topic (i.e. countries, elements, etc.).