What Does My Student Need to Know before Beginning Level 2?
Students should complete All About Spelling Level 1 before starting Level 2. 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 2?
In Level 2, your student will continue to learn encoding skills, reliable spelling rules, and multisensory strategies for spelling, along with exciting new concepts including 11 new phonograms, vowel teams, syllable division rules, Silent E and Vowel-Consonant-E words, blends, and R-controlled syllables. Phonological awareness and encoding skills are taught throughout Level 2. Below is a sampling in each area:
Learn phonograms WH, EE, ER, AR, OR, OU, OY, OI, AW, AU, and OW
Spell one-syllable words ending in Y, such as fly
Spell words with I or O followed by two consonants, such as find or gold
Spell words with blends at beginning and end, such as twist
Spell words containing soft C and soft G, such as race and page
Spell words ending in the sound of /v/ and /u/, such as give and glue
Spell words containing the third sound of A and the third sound of U, such as wash and push
Spell Vowel-Consonant-E (VCE) words
Spell words with two closed syllables
Spell words with with open and closed syllables
Learn to pluralize words ending in Silent E
Learn to distinguish between open and closed syllables
Learn procedure for spelling multisyllable words
Learn that every syllable has at least one vowel
Divide compound words, VCCV words, and VCV words into syllables