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Journal > Voices from the Middle
Spelling: From Invention to Strategies
by Howard Miller
|Grades||5 – 9|
Veteran educator Howard Miller shares a set of strategies that can propel middle school writers (and "inventive" spellers) into the role of being responsible and strategic in this Voices from the Middle article.
Miller, Howard. "Spelling: From Invention to Strategies." Voices from the Middle 9.3 (March 2002): 33-37.
Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Recurring Lesson
Students increase their spelling accuracy and retention, while preserving fluency, by using sound, sight recall, and analyzing strategies instead of memorizing words, as they deal with spelling during drafting.