Spelling Rules, Riddles and Remedies
Advice and activities to enhance spelling achievement for all
By Sally Raymond
Routledge – 2014 – 158 pages
Routledge – 2014 – 158 pages
Spelling Rules, Riddles and Remedies is for anyone supporting learners who are struggling to understand the world of English spellings.
This book engages both learners and their learning by using practical and dynamic resources to reveal the cause and effect of spelling confusions. By posing opportunities for understanding memory-related applications, learners and their spelling tutors are then empowered with the knowledge and resources required to amend, improve and proliferate spelling success.
Using a range of unique and very accessible 'Spelling Detective' and 'Learning Application' activities, best-selling author Sally Raymond:
• Shows how to engage a pupil through use of meta-cognition;
• Highlights reasons why spelling abilities might fail; [semi-colon]
• Explores and resolves the impact of English spelling irregularities and deviations through informed discovery;
• Uses mnemonics and story-lines to link tangible prompts to confident spelling ability;
• Provides structured game-play and challenging practise lessons;
• Boosts pupils’ achievement through the strategic use of multiple processing skills.
Clearly presented and highly illustrated, this book encourages creativity and shows teachers how to adopt and adapt a variety of learning strategies to suit different needs.
Targeting learners in Key Stage 2 upwards, Spelling Rules, Riddles and Remedies brings a wealth of ideas to stimulate spelling success.
Introduction Discover the IMPACT OF SPELLING DIFFICULTIES on learners who are struggling to achieve success 1. Explore VARIED AND INNOVATIVE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES to inspire interest, application, rehearsal and spelling success 2. Understand how to improve THE STORAGE AND RECALL OF SPELLING MEMORIES through the use of strategies and skills which engage and impress the mind 3. Apply investigative activities to identify the role of ENGLISH SPELLING RULES which provide an additional route into learning 4. PROMOTE CREATIVITY to engage and captivate ownership, interest and effective spelling memories 5. Uncover historical facts which have informed the fascinating EVOLUTION OF ENGLISH SPELLINGS 6. Plan, deliver and monitor STRUCTURED DELIVERY to support ongoing spelling development and progress 7. Solutions to spelling activities and challenges
Sally Raymond has worked as a school SENCo, a dyslexia tutor and a dyslexia course manager delivering SpLD teacher-training courses, and has also run courses for parents of dyslexic children and provided dyslexia consultancy advice to schools, colleges and the workplace. She has previously published with David Fulton & Sheldon Press.
Name: Spelling Rules, Riddles and Remedies: Advice and activities to enhance spelling achievement for all (Paperback) – Routledge
Description: By Sally Raymond. Spelling Rules, Riddles and Remedies is for anyone supporting learners who are struggling to understand the world of English spellings. This book engages both learners and their learning by using practical and dynamic resources to reveal the cause and...
Categories: Inclusion and Special Educational Needs, Dyslexia, Primary/Elementary Education, Secondary Education