Spelling Instruction That Really Works
Spelling Connections author Dr. J. Richard Gentry is a nationally acclaimed expert in the field of literacy with a particular focus in the areas of spelling, beginning reading, and dyslexia.
Take a word study approach to spelling and see results in overall literacy development.
Spelling Connections: A Word Study Approach provides structured, systematic instruction in spelling patterns and teaches word study in the context of expanding vocabulary, enhancing comprehension, and improving writing.
Available in Print and Digital
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How it Works
Right Word, Right Time
Clearly Identified Patterns
See how it works, download a sampler featuring an annotated lesson to see a week at a glance and a skills overview for a higher-level look at instruction across grades 1–6.
Complete, Grade-Appropriate Materials for Spelling Instruction
Spelling Connections: A Word Study Approach © 2022 provides all the materials educators need to provide explicit spelling instruction—plus opportunities for robust word study work and additional practice opportunities—for students in grades 1–6.
Teacher Edition includes inset student pages plus structured, scaffolded instruction.
Full-color, write-in print Student Editions feature a streamlined design with integrated practice and answer opportunities. Each student receives their own work text.
MyZBPortal.com features assignable online quests that reinforce the concepts from the print Student Edition plus support for teachers, including real-time performance reporting.