Pick the word apart.
These 3 steps are explained in detail in the book.
Now you need to make each spelling stick. To do this, there are 7 memory strategies to try out, all featured in the book.
At the end of each week, check if your learner can write their list of spellings from memory.
If correct, they get a big tick.
If not, it's no big deal: just go back to the Pick & Stick stages until the words are rock solid.
All the hints are fully illustrated and explained, for example:
Use a variety of multi-sensory strategies to memorise spellings.
Practise spelling words at frequent and specific intervals.
Learn words and strategies that are meaningful and memorable to you.
Relax into learning
It's important to develop a relaxed and curious attitude to spelling. Helping Kids With Wobbly Spelling explains a variety of relaxation techniques and calming strategies, to help you prepare for your journey ahead.
Take your time and make sure your learning sessions are fun and light-hearted. Helping Kids With Wobbly Spelling suggests ways to make spellings stick using humour, games and quirky visual aids.
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