Following on from our previous popular post on Teaching Spelling in Junior Primary is this new post on applying the concepts to Middle and Upper Primary. So welcome again to another PLD Literacy and Learning Insight. These short 5 minute videos are designed to assist the teaching of Literacy Development.
Today’s Teaching Tip is about Teaching Spelling in Middle to Upper Primary School. In particular, how to slow children down to ‘sound-out’ as they spell and write. Spelling is more difficult than reading. It is relatively common to find children who read well, but whose spelling is poorer. The teaching tip outlines how to teach spelling more effectively for older students.