Spelling Skills_Single Words_Techniques_Association
Use symbolism and personal meaning to learn and remember a spelling
 
This technique is suitable for children aged 5 through to adults.  Allow up to 30 minutes for this lesson.  This technique uses the meaning of a word to help the student to remember its spelling.  You will explore three different ways in which to do this.  This enjoyable technique uses the dyslexic and dyspraxic's skills in thinking by association, to benefit literacy attainment. You will receive by e-mail a one-page PDF to print which contains full instructions for this lesson.




 
 
Spelling Skills_Single Words_Techniques_Foldovers
A handwriting technique to strengthen visual memory of the spelling
 
This technique is suitable for children aged 5 through to adults.  Allow under five minutes for this lesson.  This technique focuses the dyslexic or dyspraxic's attention on the visual aspects of the target word, while also increasing tactile awareness of the spelling through handwriting.  More fun than simply writing the spelling again and again, Foldovers inspire the dyslexic or dyspraxic to stay more focused on recalling the letters of the spelling in order.  You will receive by e-mail a one-page PDF to print which contains full instructions for this lesson.




 
 
Spelling Skills_Single Words_Techniques_Sketch
Often appreciated by artistic dyslexics or dyspraxics
 
This technique is suitable for children aged 7 through to adults.  Allow up to 30 minutes for this lesson.  It turns learning a spelling into something of an art project.  Encourage students to try a range of mark-making tools for this technique.  You will receive by e-mail a one-page PDF to print which contains full instructions for this lesson.





 
 
Spelling Skills_Single Words_Techniques_Tactile Poster
This technique to learn a spelling is a lot of fun and highly effective
 
This technique is suitable for children aged 4 through to adults.  Allow up to 30 minutes for this technique.  This is a richly tactile technique to learn and remember all of the letters in a spelling in the right order.  Based on a craft activity, this technique encourages the dyslexic or dyspraxic to use his or her ingenuity to make the project as creative as possible.  This is a therapeutic technique to use with a dyslexic or dyspraxic who is either nervous of learning spellings, or resistant to learning literacy in a traditional way.  You will receive by e-mail a one-page PDF to print which contains full instructions for this lesson. 






 
 
Spelling Skills_Single Words_Techniques_Visual Poster
This spelling technique places an emphasis on visual effects
 
This technique is suitable for children aged 4 through to adults.  Allow about 30 minutes for this lesson.  In this creative technique the student is encouraged to make use of a rich variety of materials to remember a spelling as though it is a picture.  This is a good technique to stimulate underlying visual skills and to develop confidence in remembering spellings.  You will receive by e-mail a one-page PDF to print which contains full instructions for this lesson.