One of the most difficult aspects of learning to spell is that English is not a phonetic language. Only about half of the words in English can be spelled simply by ‘sounding out’. This packet of 13 activities helps to learn that sounds in words can be spelled in many ways.
Baby Jake's Birthday Long a Phonics Story
My Words to Learn
Words in a Picture
Matching Words and Pictures
Assessment in Context
Clever Speller combines Phonics with Whole Language to help make sense of crazy English spelling. Purpose written, traditional picture book style stories are full of words showing the many different ways to spell a focus sound.
Baby Jake’s Birthday contains 103 Long a words that show 9 ways to spell the Long a Vowel Sound. Beautifully illustrated with engaging characters and a proper narrative story, Story Based Learning will bring your spelling alive.
No more random worksheets! All words and pictures in the activities are from Baby Jake’s Birthday, making learning to spell contextual, meaningful and fun.