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The Spelling Formula

spelling formulaPrior Knowledge: The ability to count syllables

 A unique tool designed to take all pupils, competent or struggling, through a process of word analysis that mimics the automatic, rapid self-checking and self-correcting process that mature spellers employ.

spelling knowledge diagram

The Spelling Formula can be applied to any word to help make the best possible attempt at spelling it correctly and sequentially.

Resources: Spelling Formula Flowchart, example lessons

Knowledge strands: visual, morphological, phonological and etymological.

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