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Multisensory Learning: Book 3

A step by step approach to teaching the foundations of spelling

This Multisensory Learning resource takes a step-by-step approach to teaching the foundations of spelling. It provides simple and exciting ways for teachers to help children engage and achieve success in the curriculum area of English. With the focus on spelling, the comprehensive teacher notes, activities, charts and checklists, make this an essential resource to have in your classroom.

Ages: 5-8 | Pages: 56 | Code: 0398C | ISBN: 9781877478345

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Frances Adlam

Frances Adlam, a highly experienced and creative educator and therapist, has 20 years of teaching experience, is considered a “gifted teacher” by many, and for over 15 years has been involved in teaching the arts, creativity, multiple intelligences and working with creatively gifted children. She has lectured in New Zealand and been an adviser for teachers in the aforementioned areas. She is also a published children’s author, a dancer and a playwright. She currently works as an educator and therapist for children in her private practice, Out of the Box, where she specialises in working with children who are on the spectra of dyslexia, ADHD, Asperger’s syndrome and autism. Frances has written many resources for Essential Resources, some of which are under her former name, Frances Reed. You can find out more about Frances at


The Importance of Spelling4
The Multisensory Approach to Spelling5
About This Book5
Learning Considerations6
Multisensory Learning7
Spelling-Some Tricks of the Trade8
One: Planting the Roots-Sounds10
Two: Word Whizzes11
Three: Blasting Out Our Blends12
Four: The Trick with "C"13
Five: The Trick with "G"14
Six: The Trick with "Y"16
Seven: Forget Me Not Spellings18
Eight: Suffixes, Part A19
Nine: Suffixes, Part B20
Ten: Prefixes21
Eleven: Singular and Plural, Part A23
Twelve: Singular and Plural, Part B24
Thirteen: Homophones25
Fourteen: Homonyms26
Fifteen: Homographs27
Sixteen: Particularly Tricky Words29
Seventeen: Silent Letters30
Eighteen: The I Before E Rule31
Nineteen: Spoonerisms33
Just for Fun35
Recap-Cheerful Clues for Spelling37
Unit Charts39