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What do good spellers do?
The Teaching of Spelling
Learning to Spell
Practical Spelling Ideas
Activities that promote spelling:
Generally, research has found that:
Good spellers have many strategies they use to help them learn to spell.
Children who self correct by reading over their work learn a great deal about spelling.
Good spellers search for ways in which language works and move from approximations to conventional spelling in much the same way as they learn to talk
Reading helps children learn to spell.
Memorising and learning to spell are two different processes.
From the book Parents, Teachers, Partners by Barry Dwyer.
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