Spelling activity is a proven way to learn Dolch sight words. This practice integrates Internet and computer with modern language education. It's basically an interactive test card, drives the spelling activity by speakers. Students pick up right letters to build the result word. Comparing with traditional spelling by pencil and paper, online spelling can stop your error immediately. It's a fun, handy, and manageable way for early age learners.
How to select spelling words?
In general, you cannot specify one word to spell. But you can select a grade to work, for example 2nd grade. Once a grade is selected, 7 or 8 words of the grade will be picked to a set by random. The speaker will read them one by one, and drive your spelling.
Does 'All' mean the all Dolch words?
Yes. If select 'All' instead of an individual grade, it means the the candidate words will be picked from all Dolch words.
How do I know my spelling is right?
The app will check each letter, and stop when input is wrong until you correct it. You have 3 chances to try or guess. The third wrong will fail current spelling. So either your spelling finished successfully or terminated after 3 errors; you have no chance to spell a wrong word.
How do I change the speakers?
There are 2 speakers: male and female. By click the Speak buttons, you can specify your preference, the set will be kept until you click another Speak button.
How do I clean my spelling activity record?
For each grade and 'All' Dolch words, your spelling activity are recorded and shown on the first line of spelling card. It tells the total tested times, failed times, and start date. The data are used to evaluate learner's level and progress. The spelling activity data are saved in local device. If you want to clean them, just click 'Reset'.
Can I see the candidate words before my spelling?
Yes.The candidate words can be shown just below the spelling card.There is a Hint checkbox, by which you can show or hide them.