Based on the principles of internalizing (spelling), recognizing (reading), composing (writing) and comprehending (understanding) words, Spell to Write and Read (SWR) utilizes phonics to teach spelling. Seventy phonograms and twenty-eight spelling rules are the basis for everything else learned, and is presented in a positive manner instead of filled with exceptions to the rules. Each lesson is filled with historical and spelling notes on each concept, and is filled with examples, demonstrations and activities for each new rule or phonic. Filled to the brim with information to spell and compose. Spelling lists are included. This overall teacher's manual replaces Teaching Reading at Home & School as the companion to the spelling list in Wise Guide for Spelling.This program can be used throughout grades K-12 including different ability levels and needs, such as ESL. 240 pages, softcover.
This updated edition features minor improvements or corrections to improve lessons for teachers, including some altered vocabulary words and clearer explanations.