Go to navigation
It is currently Sun Dec 04, 2016 2:19 pm

All times are UTC




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 5 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Spelling technique/books
PostPosted: Thu Oct 28, 2010 8:53 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Mar 26, 2010 5:46 pm
Posts: 6
Location: Surrey
My 8 year old DD (year 4) needs to improve her spelling a great deal. Can you please suggest the best technique for me to follow and any good books to assist me? I find that dictating words to her is not effective as she still makes mistakes when writing sentences/paragraphs.
Thank you.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu Oct 28, 2010 9:39 pm 
I have used the wordshark programme with success for DS's aged 7 - 10. I bought my copy off ebay but watch as quite often they go for more than for a new one from the White Space company
http://www.wordshark.co.uk/


Top
  
 
PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 11:58 am 
Offline

Joined: Wed Apr 25, 2007 9:08 pm
Posts: 712
Location: Not in a hole in the ground but in a land where once they dwelt-the Beormingas
My son is an erratic speller and I've had to use a variety of books / techniques to raise his game.

I also personally endorse Wordshark 4 - it is excellent! It's fun and interactive. Not only does it teach spelling but puts the word into context through games, has mini cloze tests, crosswords and covers vocabulary up to KS 3 in all subjects.

Well worth it!
:D


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 7:24 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Mar 26, 2010 5:46 pm
Posts: 6
Location: Surrey
Thank you both for your advice. I'll certainly check it out.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Nov 13, 2010 11:13 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat May 30, 2009 12:06 pm
Posts: 2093
Location: Birmingham
I find the Bond 'No Nonsense' English guides are excellent for spelling rules, and they are very affordable too.


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 5 posts ] 

All times are UTC


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
CALL 020 8204 5060
   
Privacy Policy | Refund Policy | Disclaimer | Copyright © 2004 – 2016