What Every Teacher Should Know about Spelling Toolkit is a two-book comprehensive photocopiable resource that will provide teachers with a range of strategies for teaching spelling. Spelling teaching is most successful when a range of approaches is used. With this in mind, the toolkit includes a variety of spelling challenges and knowledge that will not only assist students in mastering spelling but also foster in them an appreciation and enjoyment of language.
Activities include matching words and definitions, adding suffixes and prefixes, word searches, letter patterns, fill in the blanks and many more. Answers for the hundreds of different spelling activities are provided, as well as assessment activities and student spelling profile tools.
Book A covers: Spelling Today; Special Words and Spelling Guides; The Sound of Words
Book B covers: The Patterns of Letters; Etymological Knowledge; Spelling Games and Activities
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Peter Clutterbuck has been a prolific author of educational texts for many years. As a practising and wholly committed classroom teacher, he has been able to collect tried and tested activities and create and trial interesting new exercises that have proved to be not only educationally successful but also eagerly anticipated and enjoyed by both students and teachers. Peter’s books are always practical and user-friendly. The activities challenge students and generate an enthusiastic desire for learning.
See also What Every Teacher Should Know about Grammar Toolkit by the same author.