by Gayle Graham, M.Ed.
If you happen to be a person with a strong visual memory, you remember how words look. You write a word and take a look at it. You say, “That looks funny. Let me try it a different way.” Poor spellers, however, can’t recall how a word should look.
In How to Teach Any Child to Spell, Gayle Graham offers a simple solution to the problem: Pull the student’s own misspelled words from the context of his own writing. Set includes Tricks of the Trade: a student’s own individualised spelling notebook.