Ananya doesn't focus on memorising how each word is spelled
. Instead, her process is thought-out and incredibly organised.
That the two state names OHIO and UTAH can both be spelled
out from SOUTH CAROLINA set me wondering about the wider challenge of finding words or names that have 2 state names hidden in them.
For example, Ehri and Wilce (1987) examined whether instruction in segmenting and spelling a set of phonetically spelled
words and nonwords (e.g., SNO, OLS) would transfer to reading a set of phonetically spelled
new words which contained the same sounds taught in the spelling instruction (e.g., SOP).
The child who spelled
the word samt in the pretest, and then was able to produce stadment in the post-test had made significant progress.
For instance, a teacher may begin by stating that a phonological lens will be used to examine whether a given word can be accurately spelled
using a phonological based strategy.
across, first row; adapt: spelled
across, fourth row; meteor: spelled
across, sixth row; erupt: spelled
diagonally, first row and column; magma: spelled
downward, first column; prey: spelled
downward, fourth column; comet: spelled
downward, sixth column; trust: spelled
backward, last column Fun Fact: waterwheel plant
The students spelled
three types of words: irregular high-frequency words, decodable real words, and decodable pseudowords.
Victor gave the approved spelling, spelled
one more word correctly, and won, qualifying for the Ventura County Spelling Bee.
'mnemonics', 'saying words as they are spelled
' etc and each of the other units focuses upon a particular aspect of spelling, e.g.
From package stores that spell bottles and wine incorrectly, to legal briefs that seemingly with each passing year have more glaring spelling mistakes, to the national news network MSNBC, which spelled
Binghamton, N.Y., as Binghampton, N.Y., during the recent shooting in which 14 people were killed, it doesn't take an English professor to realize that spelling mistakes are becoming more common.
The majority of the students used contracted braille and spelled
the words on the TWS-4 in both contracted and uncontracted braille.