Spelling and Vocabulary is a hard but fun subject to teach. We asked our fellow homeschooling Teach Them Diligently families what do you recommend as an Elementary Spelling & Vocabulary curriculum choice? We compiled their choices about this and 39 other levels and subjects of curriculum in our FREE Homeschool Family Favorites Guide.
The Top 3…
All About Spelling – From their website: Developed for busy parents, teachers, and tutors, All About Spelling is a scripted, open-and-go program that teaches spelling in the most effective way possible. This award-winning seven-level program provides complete and comprehensive instruction using the Orton-Gillingham approach.
Wordly Wise – From their website: Wordly Wise 3000® 4th Edition provides direct academic vocabulary instruction to develop the critical link between vocabulary and reading comprehension. The robust activities, student engagement, and differentiated instruction provide the flexibility to meet the needs of today’s varying student population.
Abeka – From their Website: “Each grade will give you lessons for 170 school days. Your child will have engaging books written and edited by skilled, experienced Christian educators. You’ll have teaching aids, clear lesson plans, and the option of expertly taught lessons on video.”
Top Elementary Spelling and Vocabulary Curriculums 4-5
4. Spelling You See – From their website: No spelling tests! No memorizing word lists! No daily time-consuming instructor preparations! Spelling You See is a unique approach to spelling, powered by research on natural language development, focused on letter patterns, and designed around short, daily activities.
5. Memoria Press Traditional Spelling – From their website: Memoria Press is proud to introduce the Traditional Spelling series. It is a comprehensive, phonetic approach to teaching spelling, and is the culmination of our primary Reading & Phonics program. It is designed to follow completion of the Kindergarten Curriculum Package or First Start Reading Books A-D, which ensure students have mastered reading “consonant-vowel-consonant” words with short vowels. Paired with StoryTime and More StoryTime Treasures in first grade, or with the literature study guides in second grade, Traditional Spelling provides your student with an extensive mastery-based study of phonics for spelling and reading.