Spelling

Spelling - how much time should I spend? - All About Spelling

Spelling: how much time should I spend?

Discover the answer to one of our most frequently asked questions about the All About Spelling program.

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How to Handle Spelling Troublemakers - All About Spelling

How to Handle Spelling Troublemakers

Troublemakers are words that are especially challenging to spell. Here are four ways to help your child master troublemakers.

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Word Families: The Pros and Cons- All About Reading

Word Families: The Pros and Cons

Explore our “thinking approach” to word families and find out how this approach increases confidence in reading and spelling ability.

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Pin or Pen? Solving Short I / Short E Confusion - All About Spelling

Pin or Pen? Solving Short I / Short E Confusion

Vowel sounds /ĭ/ and /ĕ/ can sound a lot alike. These tips can help your child discriminate between these sounds.

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The Right Time to Start Spelling Instruction

What’s the right time to start All About Spelling? Here are some common scenarios and our recommendations.

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8 Great Ways to Review Reading Word Cards - All About Reading

11 Great Ways to Review Reading Word Cards

Daily review can be boring. If this is the case for your children, it may be time to turn up the fun during review time.

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How to Teach Contractions - All About Learning Press

How to Teach Contractions

Give your child a solid understanding of how contractions are formed and what they actually mean.

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Silent E: Teaching Kids the Whole Truth - All About Reading

Silent E: Teaching Kids the Whole Truth

We’re busting a common spelling myth and revealing the seven different jobs of the very versatile and multi-tasking Silent E!

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Real Moms, Real Kids: How AAS Saved My Dyslexic Son - All About Spelling

Real Moms, Real Kids: How AAS Saved My Son with Dyslexia

Have you felt the desperation that comes from watching your child fail? You’ll be encouraged by this story.

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Making Sense of Schwas from All About Learning Press

How to Teach Schwas

Explore several strategies to help your children deal with words that have muffled vowel sounds in the unaccented syllable.

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Discover the Homophone Machine - All About Spelling

Discover the Homophone Machine

Having fun with homophones helps children learn to use them correctly—which is why I created the Homophone Machine.

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Real Moms, Real Kids: Organizing AAR with Lexi Henegar

Real Moms, Real Kids: Organizing All About Reading

Looking for tips to help keep yourAll About Reading materials organized? Homeschool mom Lexi Henegar shares her solutions.

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