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    Message from Margie

    Effective spelling instruction strongly supports the development of the reading process.
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Teaching and Learning

This Month: Spelling

Accurate spelling requires the integration of three linguistic systems—sound, symbol, and meaning. Read More

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Teach decoding and spelling together, following the same developmental sequence. Read More

Check It Out!

Spelling is more predictable and less irregular than you may think. See “How Spelling Supports Reading.” Read More

Literacy How Mentors meet teachers where they are in their beliefs, knowledge and skills in teaching reading.Can We SpellTalk? 

Want to improve your students’ word study skills?  Join SpellTalk’s free listserv professional discussion group. Read More

Comprehensive Literacy Instruction

The Literacy How Reading Wheel depicts the essential components of comprehensive literacy. Oral language–that is, speaking and listening–is the foundation for learning to read and the core of the wheel. Explore the NEW
Literacy How
Reading Wheel