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Are you concerned about your child's (or your own) spelling skills? Even good readers can find spelling difficult. Unfortunately, spell checking programs donut work two will fur a week spiller, if ewe no watt eye men.
We all know that people judge us by our spelling. Poor spelling creates a bad impression, and no one wants to look stupid. But what can a weak speller do? Whether you are an adult who has always struggled with spelling or the parent of a child who needs spelling help, here is a website that you may find useful:
Check out these pages
Master the most important words
- The 150 Most Commonly Used Words
The top 10 words make up about 25% of all you read and write, and the whole list will cover nearly 85% of the words you need. Learn them, check them, and re-learn them to perfection.
- Shannon's game
A teacher-guided game that helps children recognize common spelling patterns.
- Word chains
A pencil and paper word game for all ages.
- Look, Cover, Write, and Check
Practice your spelling words online, or use a pre-programmed list. (An Ambleweb game.)
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