My 3rd grader is terrible at spelling. On her tests she may get 5 out 20 right. Her teacher shortened her spelling list to 13 words but it really hasn't helped. We practice every night but she isn't retaining any of it. She does great on everything else, all A's, spelling C- . What am I doing wrong?Answer Question
Answer by LynnB1 at 6:37 PM on Jan. 20, 2010
Answer by shay1130 at 6:38 PM on Jan. 20, 2010
Answer by missanc at 6:42 PM on Jan. 20, 2010
Answer by justanotherjen at 6:51 PM on Jan. 20, 2010
Answer by soccermom0002 at 6:52 PM on Jan. 20, 2010
I've tried different things.
1. We go on spellingcity.com and play games
2.we write them on a dry erase board
3.we spell them orally
4.I have her brake the words into smaller words, and syllables
5.clapping the words,
6.skipping around the house, and making up a cheers.
I'm just feel like I'm constantly pushing her and she just isn't able to remember them and its getting us both really frustrated. Other things in school come really easy for her so I don't know if she isn't focusing because this just isn't fun for her and its hard.
Answer by RyansMom001 at 7:41 PM on Jan. 20, 2010
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Answer by hypermamaz at 10:25 PM on Jan. 20, 2010