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Sunday, January 10, 2010

Spelling City

http://www.spellingcity.com/

I just found out about SpellingCity. It is a great, fun way to practice spelling lists. You can enter your list and have it test, teach, or play a game with them. They have some 42,000 words in their database and use real voices to read them - they even use them in sentences. I tried a number of words out including some science terms - they didn't have genome, but they did have genetics and amoeba. They also have pre-made lists such as Dolch/Sight words, abbreviations, and compound words by grade level and printable work sheets.

Teachers can register for a FREE SpellingCity homepage to save their word lists so students can access them and practice online.  There is a premium feature available that allows them to test online as well. Looks like a great resource.


Short 3 minute How-To Videos are available at http://www.spellingcity.com/how-to-videos.html