Incredible 1 Minute Spelling Strategies

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In support of the British Dyslexia Association’s sponsored Spell for Dyslexia Awareness Week, Nessy has created a series of spelling strategies that will help all students spell better. Photo credit: Nessy Learning LLC Strategy #1 – Mnemonics The story “sam and i dance” help people spell the word “said”, which is a tough word to […]

Making Homophones Less Scary

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 Photo credit: Nessy Learning LLC This video from Nessy provides visual mnemonics to help students remember which version of their/there to use. I also remember that all three words start with the word “the”. This helps students keep from flipping the “e” and the “i” in the word their.   Photo credit: Teach Starter I […]