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Year Level: Foundation, Year 1 & 2, Years 3 to 6

Look-Cover-Say-Write-Check is a great strategy for children learning to spell.

Download this useful spelling resource by clicking the link below. For more information on the LCSWC technique, view the video or our Learning to Spell blog.

  • LOOK… at the sounds, or parts of the words as you read the word.
  • COVER… the word. Try to see the word and all its sounds in your head.
  • SAY… each sound or part of the word while revealing a finger.
  • WRITE… the word in alternating colours.
  • CHECK… your work.

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