ERIC Number: ED246419
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Spelling Program K-6: Spelling Curriculum with Dictionary Skills.
Mehlville R-9 School District, St. Louis, MO.
Intended for teachers involved in language arts instruction in kindergarten through grade six, this spelling program guide was developed to aid in improving spelling and the use of dictionaries. Following a statement of the goals of the spelling program, the sections cover the following program aspects: (1) textbooks and dictionaries; (2) instructional objectives, including spontaneous spelling for kindergarten and mastery skills in spelling and dictionary use for grades one through six; (3) time allotment for spelling study; (4) word selection for a spelling program; (5) the test/study/test teaching method; (6) individualization for other than average spellers; (7) error analysis of children's spelling strategies; and (8) intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. A list of relevant resources is included. (HTH)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Dictionaries, Elementary Education, Error Analysis (Language), Language Arts, Motivation Techniques, Program Content, Program Development, Spelling Instruction, Teaching Methods
Curriculum Office--Language Arts, Mehlville School District, 3120 Lemay Ferry Rd., St. Louis, MO 63125.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Mehlville R-9 School District, St. Louis, MO.
Note: Developed by the teaching staff and Curriculum Office of the Mehlville School District.