Designed for adults reading at a low level who are having trouble with spelling.
Systematic method of learning to spell stresses patterns regularly found in English words
Four-book series begins with the word-family approach to teach basic vowels and consonants, then moves on to more complex blends, sight words, digraphs
Component Materials in this series
Student Workbooks are divided into units increasing in difficulty. Skill-building exercises provide practice in such areas as prefixes and suffixes, contractions, homonyms, capitalization and grammar.
Patterns in Spelling Book 1: Patterns with Short Vowels
Patterns in Spelling Book 2: Patterns with Long Vowels
Patterns in Spelling Book 3: Patterns with Consonant Blends and Digraphs
Patterns in Spelling Book 4: Patterns with Other Vowel Sounds
Teachers' Editions include reduced replicas of student lessons with their answers, lesson plans, and unit tests.
The Diagnostic / Placement Test is a tool to identify students' spelling strengths and weaknesses and to help place them in the appropriate Student Book.