SPELLING GRADE EIGHT Author:Edna M. Horrocks & Ralph C. Staiger A Spelling textbook for 8th Grade (but would also be suitable for 7th, 9th, and 10th grade students) published in 1965 and organized into 36 weekly lesson plans. Each lesson plan is 2 pages long. Each lesson has a column of new words to learn to spell, a pretest, a word information section, a word study section, a word meaning exercise, and a fi... more »nal test.
Table of Contents: 1)Guides for Learning Words; 2)The Weekly Study Plan (an explanation of how it is organized); 3) 36 Weekly Lesson Plans (SEE detailed listing below); 4)Handwriting (capital and small cursive letters are illustrated on one page); 5)Spelling Dictionary (pgs.91-125); 6)Basic Word List; 7)Subject Words.
Titles of the Lesson Plans: 1-Where Our Words Originated; 2-Know Your Dictionary; 3-Dictionary Respellings; 4-Definitions; 5-Unusual Spellings; 6-Review; 7-Can You Find Syllables?; 8-Dividing Words into Syllables; 9-Functions of Words; 10-Singular and Plural Nouns; 11-Ever-useful Endings; 12-Review; 13-What Is the Root?; 14-Suffix Principles; 15-How Do Prefixes Help?; 16-More About Suffixes; 17-Sports Page; 18-Review; 19-The Schwa Sounds; 20-Irregular Vowel Digraphs; 21-Silent-letter Helps; 22-Building Words with Suffixes; 23-Spelling in Business; 24-Review; 25-Principles of Capitalization; 26-Possessives and Contractions; 27-Hyphen Hints; 28-Why Watch Y?; 29-Spelling: A Key to Letter Writing; 30-Review; 31-Aiming for Accuracy; 32-More About Suffixes; 33-Watch These Tough Ones!; 34-Words from Greek and Latin; 35-Weather Forecasting; 36-Review.
Nicely formatted book in a clear typeface with good use of bold type for emphasis and with many small cheerful color illustrations by the Gunn Studio and Albert Jousset. Uses the Zaner-Bloser alphabet.« less