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Homeschool Spelling and Vocabulary Curriculum
Adapted from The Virginia Homeschool Manual. Compiled by Vicki Bentley, Susan Brooks, Janice Campbell, and Rachel Ramey. Most of the subject-specific resources can be ordered from the major curriculum suppliers listed under “Homeschool Material Sources,” but publisher websites are indicated where appropriate. Publisher websites often offer additional product information, articles, links to other sites, and free e-newsletters.
Child’s Spelling System
Basic spelling rules.
English from the Roots Up: Greek and Latin Roots
Learning words from their Latin and Greek roots builds vocabulary as well as spelling skills.
How to Teach Any Child to Spell: Teacher’s Guide to Tricks of the Trade
by Gayle Graham
Strategies, rules, and patterns explained.
Info Please/What Does It Mean?
by Kathryn Stout
A simple, non-consumable book with all you need to teach spelling.
A board game of word skills.
Rummy Roots and More Roots
Teaches vocabulary through Greek and Latin roots.
Spelling Made Simple
Basics of spelling rules.
Activities, games, and writing for ages 8-adult. Includes a 338-page teacher’s manual.
Spelling Scale For Home Educators
Eight diagnostic spelling tests for evaluation.
Vocabulary from Classical Roots
An outstanding series of vocabulary workbooks for middle or high school students.
Spiral study of 108 Greek and Latin roots.
Games to Practice Spelling: