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Praxis Early Childhood Education: Spelling Development - Chapter Summary
Let us help you review information about the ways in which children develop spelling skills and what teachers can do to help them avoid common mistakes. Watch our video lessons to prepare for the following types of questions on the Praxis Early Childhood Education exam:
- Understanding the relationship between sounds and spelling
- Looking at how the development of reading, writing and spelling skills are related
- Explaining strategies for using correct spelling
- Handling homonyms and homophones
Our instructors are experts in the field who know what's required on the exam. They make learning informative and fun through these brief lessons and quizzes.
Praxis Early Childhood Education: Spelling Development Chapter Objectives
In many states, passing the Praxis Early Childhood Education exam is required for certification to teach at that level. The topics examined in this chapter on spelling development are in the exam's section on language and literacy, which comprises 31% of the total examination.
All exam questions are multiple-choice, as are the questions on the short quizzes that accompany each of our video lessons. These quizzes let you practice answering questions in the format you'll see on the Praxis exam. The quizzes also let you assess your knowledge of this material.
1. The Spelling Development Process
The process of learning to spell can often be complicated and frustrating for students. With the right method of instruction and a solid understanding of the relationship between spelling and reading, spelling can be a breeze. Read on for details.
2. Correct Spelling in Written Work: Strategies & Tips
In this lesson, we will discuss why it is important to have correct spelling in your writing. We will then discuss some tips to be sure you are using correct spelling.
3. Spelling: Words That Sound Alike (Homonyms & Homophones)
Watch this lesson to learn to differentiate between words that sound alike but may be spelled differently. We'll specifically look at homonyms, homographs, and homophones.
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