gifted speller

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  1. Tch4th

    Tch4th Rookie

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    Help! I have a student that has not missed a single spelling word all year, including the challenge words that I give each week. What do you do for kids that need more in this subject? I have already accelerated her in math and am not quite sure how to go about it in spelling.
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  3. czacza

    czacza Multitudinous

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    Can she do an independent word study? She can gather words she wants to work on, or words that follow a particular spelling pattern, etc. My second graders right now are really into collecting 'gh' words - we call them the 'annoying gh' words because there seems to b no rhyme or reason for gh in most of them!! night, ought, dough, etc. etc.
     
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    You could have her try and see how many different meanings there are for the word, or to see how many words she can make from the base word. You also could have her find as words that rhyme with it.
     

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