Homeschool 4 Preschool!!

SciFiMama91
Spelling??
January 2, 2013 at 4:53 PM
How exactly to you teach a almost 5 year old how to spell? A few months ago Shawn asked me to teach him to read and now he's wanting to learn to spell. I have no idea where to start. Help?

Replies

  • twyliatepeka
    January 2, 2013 at 9:32 PM
    We do worksheets & spell random words. The main thing is to have fun with it. We started working on reading & spelling just sort of followed.
  • BramblePatch
    January 3, 2013 at 10:31 PM
    My 5 year old does Building Spelling Skills A from Christian Liberty Press.
  • metooo
    by metooo
    January 7, 2013 at 8:37 AM

    word families at that age.  

    at

    ig

    og

    ap

    etc, etc, etc,

  • oahoah
    by oahoah
    January 11, 2013 at 1:36 AM

    We play Hangman! Pick a category (animals, food, etc;). We have had so much fun this way. My 5 y/o (turning 6 in May) has been reading for a while and we will occasionally just do a spelling quiz, I will often ask his 2nd grade brother how to spell a word and he will spell it for me.  Go with books you have read, start with simple words and then just keep going from there. That is great!

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