Joyful Heart Spelling Skills is a skills based spelling curriculum that incorporates copywork and dictation of God's Word. Great for 1st-3rd grades!
Joyful Heart Spelling Skills is unique in that it is a rules based spelling approach with a Biblical emphasis. Incorporating God’s Word with the learning of spelling skills was the foundation of this curriculum.
With a focus on 73 spelling skills, the Joyful Heart Spelling Skills curriculum spans three years (ideally for grades 1st - 3rd or 2nd-4th). It incorporates copywork and dictation of Scripture, multiple learning styles, and built in review of previous skills. Sight words are included within the lists. Also, Joyful Heart Spelling Skills not only accommodates for individualization, but encourages it. It takes approximately 15-20 minutes a day, with many of the activities being completed either independently or with multiple children together.
You will receive each of the following PDF files in a Zip format …
1) TEACHER GUIDE – a 160+ page guide containing information on how to use the Student Sheets, optional spelling practice ideas, and a Spelling Skill Teacher sheet for each skill. The Teacher Guide also contains a list of all sight words used as well as a list of Scripture verses utilized in the curriculum.
2) STUDENT SHEETS – 880+ sheets to be used over three school years. These were created to be easily printed double sided. Each skill has sheets for Skill to Drill, words in the Word, Build-It!, Learn the Word dictation practice, Cut It- Sort It, Color Write It!, What’s Missing?, Write It a Different Way, and Show What You Know. You may choose to print as many or as few of the sheets as your child needs for each skill!
3) PRINTABLES – 220+ pages containing two sizes of the Skill Cards – full size and index card sized, Bible Verse Study Cards, Letter Tiles, Student Progress Sheets, Extra Practice Sheets, and Take Home Study Sheets!
Joyful Heart Spelling through Scripture (Prepared Copywork and Dictation to Reinforce Spelling) now comes bundled with this purchase of Joyful Heart Spelling Skills! Spelling through Scripture allows children in grades 4-6 to have reinforcement of previously learned spelling skills within the context of the copywork and dictation of longer Scripture passages.
As the bonus, you will receive 2 additional PDF files for Joyful Heart Spelling through Scripture. Both files include instructions, 27 printable passages broken down into manageable sections, copywork sheets, and lined border sheets. Simply print, double-sided, the version you desire and you are ready to go!
*Spelling through Scripture - Print
*Spelling through Scripture - Cursive