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Spotlight on Words - Book 1

ISBN: 9781869981518
Spotlight on Words - Book 1
Spotlight on Words - Book 1


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This is a collection of 30 wordsearch puzzles and fill-in-the-blank activities designed to help in the development of spelling skills. Each puzzle is based on a specific vowel or sound combination, so the book can be used by teachers as part of a structured approach to spelling and to concentrate learning activity where it is needed most.

The skills developed by Spotlight on Words - Book 1 include:

  • Visual discrimination through searching for hidden words.
  • Alphabetic sequencing practice by listing the words found.
  • Following contextual clues through fill-in-the-blank exercises.
  • Use of a process of elimination by completing the more difficult blanks.
  • Use of the connection between spelling and meaning.
  • Development of the ability to spot capital letters.
  • Understanding word segmentation and syllable blending.

The puzzles are most appropriate for ages 9 to 12 but they are also valuable over a wider age range, including adults and those learning English as a Second Language. The clear design of the puzzles guides the reader's eye and the hidden words run only across or down, making this book an excellent resource for dyslexic students.

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