Look-Cover-Say-Write-Check is a great strategy for children learning to spell. In this PLD insight, Diana Rigg discusses how to gain the maximum benefit from this technique.
The video demonstrates how to slow down and focus children on the process. You can download this poster HERE. Print the poster to display in your classroom or as a reference guide on the table for your students. The poster downloads in PDF format so it can be used on an interactive whiteboard to reinforce concepts.
You may also wish to look at the following supportive products which may be useful for children at this stage of literacy and learning development.
- Phonic and Sight Word Sequence: A planning document for scheduling graded spelling lists for 5 to 11 year olds.
- Spelling Activities for the Junior Primary: A Junior Primary spelling activity resource book which incorporates synthetic phonics and linguistic theory
- Spelling Activities for the Middle and Upper Primary: A middle and upper primary spelling activity resource book which incorporates synthetic phonics and linguistic theory
As always, if you wish to discuss any of the concepts in this video or have any comments you wish to make, we would love to hear from you. We hope that you enjoy the video, and it supports you in the classroom in order to assist students in learning to spell.