What Does My Student Need to Know before Beginning Level 4?
Students should complete All About Spelling Level 3 before starting Level 4. All About Spelling is a building block program: each level builds upon the previous one. In order to build a strong foundation, most students start with Level 1. If you have questions, please contact us and we'd be happy to help!
What will my student learn in Level 4?
In Level 4, your student will continue to learn encoding skills, reliable spelling rules, and multisensory strategies for spelling, along with exciting new concepts including 12 new phonograms, prefixes, strategies for multisyllable words, abbreviations, and words with unaccented A. Phonological awareness and encoding skills are taught throughout Level 4. Below is a sampling in each area:
Learn phonograms TCH, DGE, EW, EI, WR, KN, OR, EIGH, EAR, PH, TI, and OE
Spell words with prefixes, such as unhappy
Spell words with the different sounds of Y, such as yellow, myth, shy, and candy
Spell words with the fourth sound of O, such as second
Spell words containing unaccented A, such as about and above
Spell words with the sound of /shun/ spelled TION, such as question
Learn strategies for spelling the sounds of /j/ and /ch/