ERIC Number: ED240583
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Sep
Reference Count: 0
California State Spelling Championship Word Lists [and Spelling Bee Planning Information].
Sonoma County Superintendent of Schools, Santa Rosa, CA.
This two-part document contains a spelling word list compiled by the Sonoma County Superintendent of Schools (California) for use in the California State Elementary Spelling Championship competition, along with information for planning and conducting spelling bees. The spelling word list (also intended for use in the regional competitions) is a compilation from various sources such as "Word Wealth,""Gateways to Correct Spelling,""Spelling and Word Power,""The 365 New-Words-a-Year Calendar," and several magazines. The spelling bee planning material includes contest rules and regulations; additional explanations of applications of some of the rules for the judges' information; guidelines for conducting a spelling bee with a suggested agenda; a model for planning including obtaining sponsors, scheduling the preliminary and final events, and selecting the judging team; planning room "psychology" (room layout); a sample news release; and a four-page checklist for organizing the contest. (JW)
Descriptors: Check Lists, Competition, Elementary Education, Guidelines, Intermediate Grades, Planning, Regional Programs, Spelling, State Programs, Word Lists
Sonoma County Office of Education, 410 Fiscal Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95401 ($3.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Sonoma County Superintendent of Schools, Santa Rosa, CA.
Identifiers: California; Contests; PF Project; Rules and Regulations; Spelling Bees