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Spelling by Sound and Structure for Christian Schools 6
Spelling by Sound and Structure for Christian Schools 6 Author:Rod&StaffPublishers p.7: Each grade's book has 34 lessons. Each lesson provides work for one week of school. ... [E]very lesson has four main parts. Every part teaches concepts and skills that are basic to correct spelling... — Part A is called "Sounds and Letters." ... Every part A introduces usually one or two speech sounds and teaches the most common spelling... more »s of those sounds. In working with sound-letter relationships, the pupils work mostly with the words in the week's word list. But they also get practice in using the spelling patterns to spell other words.
The second part of each week's lesson is part B, "Using Your Words." These exercises help the pupils to acquire a comprehensive understanding of the meanigs of the words in the lesson's word list. ... [T]he pupils work with synonyms, antonyms, homonyms and other frequently confused words, multiple meanings of words, context clues, categories of words, and analogous relationships.
Part C is the "Dictionary Skills" section. ...
Part D, "Building Words," teaches how words are built--how they are structured. ... The exercises in part D give practice in building plurals, verb forms, comparisons, possessives, and compound words; in spelling abreviations and contractions; and in understanding syllables.
Each lesson includes a word list of 20 words. Sixteen of these are called "NEW WORDS" and 4 are "REVIEW WORDS." ... The New and Review words illustrate the concepts taughts in parts A and D.
A 5th part called "Subject Words" is included in each lesson ... This section provides a challenge for the fast pupils. It is not necessarily related to the other parts of the lesson ... This section gives practice in spelling words that the pupils meet in other school subjects.« less
This is the book that FINALLY began to teach my son to spell. We tried lots of different spelling books and systems. This one worked. There are no color pictures to distract or overstimulate a child with ADHD (like mine). This is NOT a workbook. The child will work on separate paper.
Also included in set:
--Spelling by Sound and Structure for Christian Schools 6 Teacher's Guide. (Also hardcover. Copy of pupil's book appears on left-hand page, notes and answer key are on right-hand page.)