Spelling and Vocabulary is one of four workbooks in the Phoenix English Skills series for junior secondary students. It features sets of exercises covering all the essential spelling strategies and rules and using these rules to extend vocabulary, as well as using the correct form of the word.
using capital letters
Each section is introduced with a brief explanation and revision of the rule or principle, followed by exercises ranging in degree of difficulty from basic revision to challenging. All exercises have answers in a separate section.
It can be used for:
Other titles in the Phoenix English Skills series are:
Grammar and Punctuation
Reading and Writing Skills
Advanced Reading and Writing
Teacher Resource Book 1 (Year 7)
Teacher Resource Book 2 (Year 8)
Phoenix English Skills: Spelling and Vocabulary Contents
Spelling strategy: look, say, cover, write, check
Spelling strategy: syllabification
Spelling strategy: compound words
Spelling strategy: words within words
Spelling strategy: letter patterns - vowel blends
Spelling strategy: letter patterns - consonant blends
Spelling strategy: common letter patterns
Spelling strategy: mnemonics
Spelling strategy: using dictionaries and spellcheckers
Spelling rule: forming plurals by adding '-s'
Spelling rule: forming plurals by adding '-es'
Spelling rule forming plurals: words ending in '-o', '-ch'
Spelling rule: forming plurals: words ending in '-f' or '-fe'
Spelling rule: forming plurals: words ending in '-ay', '-ey', '-of' and '-uy'
Spelling rule: forming plurals: words ending in 'y'