What Does My Student Need to Know before Beginning Level 5?
Students should complete All About Spelling Level 4 before starting Level 5. 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 5?
In Level 5, 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 5. Below is a sampling in each area:
Learn phonograms SI, IE, OUGH, UI, GN, OUR, and CI
Spell words with the sound of /shun/ spelled SION, such as confession
Spell words with OR and AR in unaccented syllables, such as doctor and dollar
Spell more words with Silent E, such as escape and sentence
Spell words ending in SS, such as princess
Spell words with /eks/ and /egz/ spelled EX, as in except and exam
Spell words with /e/ spelled EI and IE, as in receive and achieve
Spell words with the sound of /kt/ spelled CT, as in collect