Spelling

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Spelling Rules for Making Words Plural

Ready to demystify the spelling rules for making words plural? Our video and printable poster put these rules at your fingertips!

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7 Ways to Be the Teacher Your Child Needs

What makes a “good” teacher? Don’t overlook the immeasurable impact of the student-teacher relationship on your child’s ability to succeed.

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How to Make Reading and Spelling “Stick”

One of your main goals is to make reading and spelling “stick” in your child’s brain. These techniques will help you accomplish that goal.

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The Kids’ Club Rule for Spelling

If you don’t automatically know how to spell a particular word, how do you decide whether to use C or K? It’s easy if you know the “Kids’ Club Rule.”

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Using Apples to Apples Junior to Build Language Skills

Encourage creative word play and help your child build language skills with Apples to Apples Junior!

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Phonogram Jungle Bingo – A Fun Review Activity

Navigate the jungle and review phonograms at the same time in this full-color activity! But be careful–it’s a jungle out there!

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The “Pronounce for Spelling” Technique

When your child mispronounces a word, it makes it difficult for her to spell the word correctly. To the rescue: the “pronounce for spelling” technique!

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The Floss Rule for Spelling

Why do some words have a double consonant at the end while others don’t? Here’s the answer.

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How to Handle Spelling Rule Breakers

Rule breakers are words that do not follow reliable spelling rules. Find out how we handle these words in the All About Spelling program.

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How to Avoid the “Curse of Knowledge” as You Teach

When you attempt to teach your child, sometimes knowledge can be a hindrance. Surprised? It’s called the Curse of Knowledge.

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“Mashed Potatoes” – A Silly Listening Game

“What do you want for your birthday?” “Mashed potatoes!” Building listening comprehension has never been this much fun!

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19 Activities for Kinesthetic Learning

Many people assume that if their child isn’t a kinesthetic learner, kinesthetic activities are unnecessary. But this just isn’t the case…

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