Years Five and Six

Years 5 and 6

For students who are still underachieving, provide individual remedial help using parents, teacher-aides or classroom buddies (peer tutors). Continue to teach essential dictionary skills and encourage dictionary use. Teach study skills and the skill of writing for different purposes. Homonyms occur frequently in English, so teach them. The following sections are from the Buddy Book. … Continue reading Years Five and Six

Understanding Reading, Spelling and Writing for Teachers

Worried about your spelling programme or your underachieving students? The Reading & Spelling Made Simple programmes structured material is the answer. Principles Underpinning This Spelling Programme Spelling must be linked with speaking, listening, reading and writing. Children learn to spell, as they do everything else, in developmental stages. Children do not all progress at the same … Continue reading Understanding Reading, Spelling and Writing for Teachers