The focus of instruction is centered on word families and personal lists specific to the needs of each individual student. Students will engage in spelling activities throughout the week. There is a focus on second grade core words, with the expectation that these words are used and spelled correctly in their writing.
|Core Words||Inflectional endings: -ed||Inflectional endings: -ed|
|Short a||R-controlled vowels ôr: or, ore, oor||Inflectional endings: -s, -es|
|Short e||R-controlled vowel: /ar/||Contractions|
|Short i||Vowel digraphs: oo||Long o: o, oa, ow|
|Short o||Long a: a-Consonant e, ai, ay||Long i: y, i|
|Short u||Digraphs: th, sh
|Long e: ee, ea||Digraphs: ch, wh|