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When we first started homeschooling, spelling was one subject that I thought I could easily handle with a workbook. We trudged through many years of Abeka spelling books and then switched to Spelling Workout for a few years with the youngest boys. By the time I reached my third child, spelling lists and tests had begun to try my patience. It seemed silly for them
As I was looking through the curriculum we have used over the years, I came across our Christian Liberty Press ‘Building Spelling Skills’ Books. Pictured Above is the first edition – a 2nd edition has since been released as pictured below. I took them out so that I could share a my thoughts on this program with you. While taking a few pictures, my eldest
My eldest son struggles with spelling so I am always looking for resources to help him improve his spelling. Spelling City has been a very helpful resource for my family. It is customizable and is a great tool to use with your favorite spelling program. Spelling City is a free website that is fun and simple to use. What’s Included for Free Members Teach Me Each word is read aloud, spelled
A few years ago we decided that it was time to start introduce formal spelling lessons to our children, especially as one was struggling something fierce to spell correctly. We went with Spellwell which we enjoyed and saw some progress with, but we noticed that all of that didn’t carry over to everyday spelling with our struggler. Which is when we stumbled upon Sequential Spelling
My children learn a spelling list each week, and on Fridays take a test over those words. Using the workbook curriculum, Spelling Workout, has been very successful for both of my children. When we get to test day, however, it just seemed that things could be a little more fun. Enter My Spelling Test, an app that makes studying for and taking spelling tests
Spelling is a subject we all struggle with but for some of us it’s an extra challenge. I found sequential spelling to be an answer for my reluctant speller. No weekly spelling tests over random lists but instead a logical progression built on a familiar foundation. Like building blocks, sequential spelling begins with basic word families and quickly builds on them. Most spelling curricula focus
Hello, fellow homeschoolers! This is the first review I’ve written for the Curriculum Choice. I’m very excited to share my thoughts about and experience with various curricula and resources with the hope that someone finds them helpful. I thought I’d dive right in with everybody’s favorite subject: spelling! Like math, spelling as a subject offers a variety of methods — and madness. Also like math,