- Paperback: 146 pages
- Publisher: MODERN CURRICULUM PRESS (1994)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0813628156
- ISBN-13: 978-0813628158
- Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 0.4 x 10.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #725,145 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Spelling Workout, Level A (Student Edition) 0th Edition
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Kids usually approach spelling as the necessary evil of their school curriculum, probably because they get no satisfaction from us moms and teachers cramming a list of 10 or 20 words down their throats every week in search of that perfect score. Spelling should not be a drudgery. It should be fun, relaxing, and even hip. Words are so cool...they make up our language. They allow us to communicate with each other and to express ourselves. They allow us to to be free and help us to share a piece of ourselves with others. What students need to get is that without words, they are not connected with all the world has to offer. And worse, they will be seen as uneducated if they grow up to be poor spellers. Bottom line is that they need to learn how to spell whether they like it or not! Philip Trocki has developed a superb series of workbooks based on a sport theme format that kids can relate to. Now that doesn't mean that they will like it. You can't force a kid to like spelling, but at least you can make it tolerable, and that's exactly what this workbook does! By the way, I would highly recommend starting this or any other formal spelling program AFTER the basics of phonics are learned and established.
In this series, each lesson is covered over a 5-day period.Read more ›
I like this book very much and have purchased Levels B to H as well.
I'm using them as part of our homeschooling curriculum.
we will continue to use this program.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
My K/1st grader (homeschooled) hates this book, and so do I. Granted, we've not used it for long, but the drudgery is already too much. Read morePublished on September 16, 2011 by G. Hunt
I purchased this program based on "Well Trained Mind" and when I looked through it I was surprised at how simple and easy it seems to be. Read morePublished on March 15, 2010 by In2why
My son likes this book a lot. It is pretty easy for him at this point--we're on week 9 and he's just now beginning to be a little challenged. Read morePublished on October 6, 2009 by av8rzgal
I purchased this book on recommendation in the Well Trained Mind as a great spelling program for homeschool use. I was disappointed with the layout of the lessons. Read morePublished on September 4, 2008 by A. Olson
I've been looking for a workbook to assist with my 1st graders homeschool curriculum. This workbook has been very helpful in my son's spelling, reading, and writing.... Read morePublished on December 6, 2007 by Homeschool wannabe
Fabulous, excellent content. Best Spelling resource I've seen so far.Published on October 11, 2005 by J. Doezer