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Teacher Support Material


Following are a number of downloadable files that support the teaching of spelling:

A suggested plan for teaching 3 to 5 sounds per week to beginning students.

Sample lessons which demonstrate a method for teaching a new sound every day.

Spelling expectations by year level, from year 1 to year 8.

A scope and sequence of skills and knowledge by year level from the Literacy Learning Progressions.

A breakdown of the LLP expectations by year level for writing.

A breakdown of the LLP expectations by year level for reading.

If you want access to a FREE sample DVD for use on computers or interactive whiteboards, showing how one sound can become the focus of writing and reading activities, please email sus@ihug.co.nz 

If you use Spelling Under Scrutiny please go to the Product Information for the Spelling Under Scrutiny resource (resources - senior spelling resources) and download the supplementary pages that accompany this book.