Videos! Word Building versus Spelling | Tricia

Here’s an edited version of a post from the TRT for Teachers site. I’m sure it will be helpful for tutors and prospective tutors too.

In That Reading Thing, we always:

Start with BUILDING then move on to SPELLING

So what’s that all about?

Secondary teachers have told me that spelling requirements at GCSE are tougher than ever and we’re trying our best to help young people get that elusive qualification.

They’ve also told me that a common strategy for getting teens to spell curriculum based vocabulary is to hand them a list to learn for the course- usually using the “look, cover, write,…

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