Spelling Made Fun with Visual Patterns is a new and comprehensive spelling programme from Senior Infants to Sixth Class.
There are three books in the series. Book 1 is suggested for ages 5-7, Book 2 for 7-10 and Book 3 for ages 10-12. However each book can be also be used and adapted for children with SEN at both Primary and Secondary level.
The words in the spelling lists are high frequency words relevant to children’s writing , with corresponding dictation sentences
There is a gradual structured progression with lots of opportunities for functional writing and application of spelling .
The visual patterns greatly reduce the memory load required to retain spelling thus making learning spelling easier and fun .
Lots of repetition and practice
Teacher friendly, parent friendly and most importantly pupil friendly.
Straightforward and easy to administer with lots of spelling tips , rules and mnemonics .
It takes the struggle out of spelling for the weaker speller .
Devised by an experienced teacher .
The success and confidence of the pupil grows as they progress through the programme and this translates into confidence in writing .
Each book in the series is fully photocopiable.
Written by an experienced Irish primary school teacher