Spelling

Could your kids' spelling use some work? These tips, activities, and writing strategies can help.

45 Years Old and Can't Spell

Learn where you can go to find out about organizations that focus on adult literacy. read more

A Great Reader, A Horrible Speller

Difficulty in the interpretation of word mechanics is cause for concern. read more

Anagram Anomaly

In this printable, <?php tv_ifsite_echo('.*FE', 'children','students'); ?> learn about and practice writing anagrams. read more

Can a Cat Become a Dog?

Learn about anagrams with this word puzzle. read more

Can Bad Spelling Exclude Child from Gifted Program?

Learn how you can help a gifted child become a better speller. read more

Creative Ways to Use Flash Cards for Spelling

Creative Ways to Use Flash Cards for Spelling Flash cards may be a standard way to learn spelling words, but there are a few ways to make them a little less boring. There are two basic ways in which your child can approach making flash cards, both of which have learning benefits. Skills Being Practiced Sight/spelling word recognition Vocabulary retention General word knowledge What You Need read more

Curious About Spelling?

Improve children's spelling with this printable activity. Illustrations from the Curious George series provide clues to the missing letter in each word. read more

Daily Spelling Help

Learn what you can do to help a child who is struggling with spelling. read more

Gifted, but Bad Speller

Spelling problems may indeed indicate a learning disability, but look for other indicators. read more

Hearing Loss and Spelling Problems

There is certainly a relationship between hearing and spelling, but it's not the only explanation for spelling difficulties. read more

Learn to Spell Flash Cards 1

Color and cut the flashcards, and fill in the missing letter to spell what is in the image. read more

Learn to Spell Flash Cards 2

Color and cut the flashcards, and fill in the missing letter to spell what is in the image. read more

Learn to Spell Flash Cards 3

Color and cut the flashcards, and fill in the missing letter to spell what is in the image. read more

Learn to Spell Flash Cards 4

Color and cut the flashcards, and fill in the missing letter to spell what is in the image. read more

Mind Bogglers

<?php tv_ifsite_echo('.*FE', 'Children','Students'); ?> will use their reasoning skills with words and spelling to figure out these word puzzles. read more

Nine-Year-Old Has Trouble with Spelling

Many kids can learn their spelling words before a test and then seem to "lose" the words at the time of the actual test. read more

Overcoming Dyslexia

Most people with dyslexia find spelling extremely difficult, but the problem can be overcome. read more

Spell That City!

Can you spell the names of these cities in the United States? read more

Spelling and Counting at an Early Age

Discover some nifty ways to help your child prepare for school in areas of spelling and math. read more

Spelling Help

Discover ideas to help a fifth-grader with spelling. read more

Spelling Problems in 12-Year-Old

What can you do to help a gifted 12-year-old son improve his spelling? read more

Spelling Quiz

Test your spelling skills with these tricky words. read more

Spelling Tests

Help your child ace his next spelling test. read more

Spelling Trouble

Try this tip to boost your child's spelling grades. read more

Ten-Year-Old Is a Great Reader, but a Bad Writer

What kinds of problems may cause poor spelling in a bright child? read more

Tricky Words Quiz

Are you a better speller than your kids? Put your knowledge to the test -- see who can spell these tricky words correctly. read more