Why is There a B in DouBt?
We Can Teach Spelling.
Spelling is not random, it is not arbitrary. There are reasons why we spell the way we spell. Learn more about spelling, incorporate these methods into your lessons & watch kids learn.
For more information on spelling, please check out these resources:
Linguist Educator Exchange: Gina Cooke
Why O Why? Why some words have a "w" and others a "wh"
WordWorks -- Teach Orthographic Spelling
Structured Word Inquiry
Spelling Research & Links
Understanding Spelling: A Lesson
Spelling websites, Compiled by WordWorks Literacy Centre
How to Teach Word Inquiry / Spelling
Teacher Resources (for purchase)
Orthography Research, Chomsky
Spelling Out Word Sums
Zurich International School
Word Works Literacy Centre
Structured Word Inquiry Method (from WordWorks)