Spelling for Life Online Course (PD339) (IES)
Uncover the simplicity and science of spellingSpelling for Life is a highly acclaimed, internationally recognised teaching and learning program, suitable for teachers of middle primary children. Those in special education, speech pathology, homeschooling and educational psychology are also keen participants. Note: Prices are inclusive of 10% Goods and Services Tax (GST) for all Australian residents.
- receive a re-useable book of worksheets for direct classroom application
- receive a downloadable manual
- be able to participate in live forums with colleagues
- receive a suggested spelling and handwriting scope and sequence from F-6
- receive a certificate of completion for 8 hours of PD
Course format:5 modules containing several pages of reading, forums, videos, quizzes and downloadable resources.
Section 1: Tools for SpellingBroken Rules and Word Stories: Why irregular words only seem irregular Orthographic mapping The Spelling Formula
Section 2: The Single LettersSpelling rules and conventions: Why we have such things in the first place The Difference Between Vowels and Consonants The Single Vowels Illegal Letters The Letter Y in all its glory
Section 3: Letter CombinationsConsonant Clusters: The truth about blends and blending Word-Final E R: Controller of vowels Vowel Digraphs
Section 4: Syllables and DoublingSyllabification: How to teach syllables with phonology and etymology in mind Everything you ever wanted to know about schwa but were afraid to ask To Double or Not to Double?
Section 5: SuffixesSuffixes and their behaviour The Return of Illegal I The Suffix Generator Plus many more delightful and fascinating spelling patterns IMPORTANT NOTE ON COURSE ACCESS Course access is for three months. If you find that you need to extend your access, you can purchase extensions, month by month, for AUD$20 using this link.
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