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My Kid Can¿t Spell: Understanding and Assisting<TXB2/>Your Child¿s Literacy Development Paperback – Dec 2 1996


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A former struggling speller himself, J. Richard Gentry, Ph.D., has authored three books and a video on the topic with Heinemann, including My Kid Can't Spell (1996), Teaching Kids to Spell (1992), Spel...Is a Four-Letter Word (1989), and Richard Gentry on Spelling (1992), as well as numerous articles in academic journals and textbooks for school-age children. A former elementary teacher and university professor, Gentry is a Heinemann Professional Development provider and has lectured and conducted workshops on literacy and spelling throughout the world. Visit http://JRichardGentry.com for additional information about Richard Gentry and his work.

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If I asked you to make a list of the most important things your child should learn in kindergarten, would you list "spelling"? Read the first page
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I gathered from the book that bad spellers are just born that way Aug. 29 2014
By Aleyda - Published on Amazon.com
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I expected more strategies and a step by step method. I prefer the Logic of English. I gathered from the book that bad spellers are just born that way, but I still think there is another way.
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A great book for parents of a non-spelling child Dec 6 2010
By Donna M. Dunlap - Published on Amazon.com
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By middle school if you have a child making numerous spelling mistakes, the reality is that all the spelling lists in the world won't help. Begin checking with family members and you will find a genetic component. This book helps you better understand this disability and gives great suggestions like the use of the Franklin Spell Checker and of course using the spell check on the computer.
It would be better helping your child become proficient on the key board rather than drilling spell lists.


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