Spelling

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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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“Swatting Phonograms” – A Fun Phonogram Activity

Phonograms are the building blocks of our language. Practice phonograms and have fun with this hands-on activity!

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How to Avoid the Big Pit of Comparison

There will always be a huge chasm between your child’s current ability and the place you want him to be. We call this the “Big Pit.”

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Auditory Processing Disorder: 10 Ways to Help Your Child

These 10 tips can help make lesson time more productive and enjoyable if your child struggles with an auditory processing disorder.

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