Spelling

Spelling Scope and Sequence, Problem Words

Spelling Standard II, Advanced Spelling Lesson 230, Problem Words Understanding that homophones are words that are spelled differently and have different meanings but sound alike, such as sight and site Understanding that homonyms are words that are spelled the same and sound the same but have different meanings, such as bill (a duckโ€™s beak) and …

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Spelling Scope and Sequence, Beginner Compounds and Homophones

Spelling Standard I, Basic Spelling Lesson 120, Beginner Compounds and Homophones Knowing words made of two smaller words are called compounds Knowing to spell the smaller words first and then put the words together Knowing card+board = cardboard Knowing down+town = downtown Knowing hand+made = handmade Knowing rail+road = railroad Understanding common word endings Understanding …

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Spelling Scope and Sequence, Intermediate Vowel Sounds, Part 1

Spelling Standard I, Basic Spelling Lesson 130, Intermediate Vowel Sounds, Part 1 Understanding that in order to learn how to spell words accurately you must pay particular attention to the sound of the vowels Understanding a vowel can have many sounds; usually a vowelโ€™s sound depends on the consonants around it Knowing the letter y …

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Spelling Scope and Sequence, Intermediate Vowel Sounds, Part 2

Spelling Standard I, Basic Spelling Lesson 140, Intermediate Vowel Sounds, Part 2 Understanding that long vowels are vowels which sound the same as the name of the letter (a, mate) Understanding that a vowel sound is almost always long if it is followed by a consonant plus a silent e (pale, pile, pole) Understanding that …

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Spelling Scope and Sequence, Intermediate Consonant Sounds

Spelling Standard I, Basic Spelling Lesson 150, Intermediate Consonant Sounds Knowing that the soft g is softened and extended as in range Knowing that the hard g is pronounced with full emphasis as in rug Knowing that the soft c is usually followed by the vowels e or i (sauce, cider) Knowing that the hard …

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Spelling Scope and Sequence, Prefixes and Suffixes

Spelling Standard I, Basic Spelling Lesson 160, Prefixes and Suffixes Knowing that most prefixes and suffixes are spelled the same no matter what word they are added to Knowing the following prefixes and suffixes that are always spelled the same: re-, en-, con-, pre-, de-, dis-, non-, in-, un-; -ment, -ed, -ing, -ness Knowing that …

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Spelling Scope and Sequence, Intermediate Compounds and Homophones

Spelling Standard I, Basic Spelling Lesson 170, Intermediate Compounds and Homophones Knowing that compound words can be learned by breaking them down into their parts Knowing that a compound word is a word made of two or more words (cupboard = cup + board) Knowing that one group of compounds is made up of pronouns …

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Spelling Scope and Sequence, Advanced Consonant Sounds

Spelling Standard II, Advanced Spelling Lesson 210, Advanced Consonant Sounds Knowing that the soft c is usually followed by the vowels e or i (spruce) Knowing that the hard c is usually followed by the vowels a or o (calendar) Understanding which have the eks sound are spelled ex (extra) Understanding which words have the …

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Spelling Scope and Sequence, Advanced Prefixes and Suffixes

Spelling Standard II, Advanced Spelling Lesson 220, Advanced Prefixes and Suffixes Knowing that most prefixes and suffixes are spelled the same no matter which word they are added to Knowing the following prefixes and suffixes are always spelled the same: re-, en-, dis-, un-, sub-, super-, trans-; -ment, -ness, -ship, -ity, -al Knowing that some …

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