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Spelling City


INTRODUCTION

This is an interactive website to help students with their spelling and/or vocabulary words. This site is probably appropriate for the elementary and middle grade levels. I chose this site because students can directly interact with it, learn the content, and hopefully have fun at the same time.

INCORPORATING it in the CLASSROOM

There are all kinds of games and tests students can take using their spelling and/or vocabulary words. A teacher simply loads the list of words, and the student logs on. Then, he or she has several different options to choose from. Students can learn their words by playing games like Hang Mouse, Missing Letter, Word Search, etc. When finished, they can take a test, and get instant feedback on the results. I personally use this website to give my students a good warm-up before they take their real spelling test. We still use the old-fashioned paper and pencil for the actual test, but that's just a personal preference.
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