Prescriptive Spelling

Grade Levels: 3-12

Research shows that the most effective way to teach spelling is through an active word study of patterns and spelling strategies. In Prescriptive Spelling, word lists are made up of high-utility words grouped by sound, visual, or meaning patterns.

Prescriptive Spelling

Research shows that the most effective way to teach spelling is through an active word study of patterns and spelling strategies. In Prescriptive Spelling, word lists are made up of high-utility words grouped by sound, visual, or meaning patterns. Components of the program include:

The Student Workbook, a consumable workbook, includes:

  • Problem solving activities
  • Trusted spelling strategies
  • Spelling exercises that require students to apply their skills to more complex activities
  • 2-page review lessons after each unit help students assess their progress and retain the skills taught in previous lessons

Annotated Teacher's Edition includes:

  • Stages of spelling development
  • Spelling patterns and strategies
  • Answers to student lessons
  • Comprehensive list of spelling words

Prescriptive Spelling Diagnostic Test:

  • Designed to place your students at the appropriate level
  • Includes complete scoring chart for all tests

Prescriptive Spelling CD-ROM Diagnostic testing software:

  • Same type of tests as Prescriptive Spelling Diagnostic Tests but uses different spelling words
  • Software records the scores for the teacher and gives students immediate feedback

Prescriptive Language Arts Rule Booklet:

  • A student reference containing grammar, usage, mechanics, and spelling rules.
  • Whether for a remediation or on-level classroom, this rule booklet is perfect for every student.