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Learning and practising spelling

You can use these different teaching strategies and routines to help children memorise words, including high-frequency and topic words. These ideas can be applied at home or in the classroom.

  • Memory strategies

    Learn what the purpose of teaching memory strategies is, what resources you can draw on, and read a step-by-step guide on how you can apply these strategies in a whole-class setting.

  • Learning words

    Find out the best ways for children to learn and memorise words, read suggested routines which can be applied at home or in the classroom, and find out what happens during each routine.

  • Spelling activity 1

    Find out how to prepare for this routine, what resources you will need and how it can be applied in the classroom. This is part of Learning and practising spelling within Support for Spelling.

  • Spelling activity 2

    Find out how to prepare for this routine, what resources you will need and how it can be applied in the classroom. You can also find out how using the simultaneous oral spelling process can help children spell tricky words.