Combining the best of whole language and phonics, this unique resource gives teachers in grades 4-12 a total of 44 easy-to-use lessons to teach students how to spell by recognizing spelling patterns and consistencies rather than memorizing hundreds of isolated words. Includes over 150 reproducible informal tests, word lists, and worksheets covering sounds, syllables, word building, and more.
About the Author
Cynthia M. Stowe is a certified classroom teacher, special education teacher, and school psychologist who has worked with children of all ages as well as adults. In addition, she also writes children's novels, including Sweet Home, Good-Bye (scholastic), Dear Mom, in Ohio for a Year (Scholastic), and Not-So-Normal Norman (Albert Whitman & Company).