PB – Spelling: Connecting the Pieces



Spelling: Connecting the Pieces

by Ruth McQuirter Scott and Sharon Siamon

2004 pb 216 pgs
Item #541
ISBN 0-7715-1868-4

Canadian authors Scott and Siamon place spelling squarely and appropriately in the context of all the literacy modes. Practical advice based on research and anecdotal evidence shows educators how to implement a sound spelling curriculum. With plenty of examples from a range of writers and down-to-earth models for assessing and teaching spellers, this book is designed for the K-8 teacher intent on continually improving every student’s writing and spelling achievement.

This text revisits spelling and provides details about the change that has occurred in the classroom and the need for students to have word study and language skills practice with meaningful writing applications. The book links spelling and other areas of literacy. It also demonstrates that growth in speaking, listening, viewing, and representing impact growth in writing and spelling.