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TEACHING FORMAL SPELLING USING HORN METHOD

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Teaching Formal Spelling Using the Horn Method

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TEACHING FORMAL SPELLING USING HORN METHOD

  1. 1. Teaching Formal Spelling Using the Horn Method
  2. 2. Day 1 – (Monday) Pre-test
  3. 3. 1. Use the words in context. 2. Basis/ source maybe taken from written works, reading lessons, Science and Math lessons.
  4. 4. 3. Teacher reports and records frequency of errors. 4. Pupils record their own score. 5. Give assignment on the meanings, syllabication, pronunciation, and usage in sentences.
  5. 5. Day 2 (Tuesday)- Teach
  6. 6. Discuss the meaning, pronunciation, syllabication of each word and usage in sentences. Discuss the meaning, pronunciation, syllabication of each word and usage in sentences.
  7. 7. Day 3- (Wednesday) Follow- up Test
  8. 8. 1. Another test will be given (using the same set of words) starting with the words missed most by the pupils during the pre-test.
  9. 9. 2. Pupils record again their own score. 3. Teachers record the frequency of errors.
  10. 10. Day 4- (Thursday) Supervised Study
  11. 11. 1. Teacher helps the individual pupils analyze their errors. 2. Give different activities to help pupils master the spelling of the word.
  12. 12. Day 5 (Friday)- Mastery Test
  13. 13. 1.Another test will be given starting with the words most pupils missed. 2. Pupils record their own score. 3.Teacher records frequency of errors. Words not mastered by 50% of the class must be included in the next weeks spelling lesson.
  14. 14. Suggested Activities in Spelling
  15. 15. 1. Ask pupils to write the number of syllables they hear in the word. 2. Add –ing to words in order to form new words. 3. Use words in sentences.
  16. 16. 4. Break words into syllables. 5. Draw circle around the silent letter of the word. 6. Write the opposite or synonyms of the word. 7. Match each word with its contraction or abbreviation.
  17. 17. 8. Arrange words in alphabetical order. 9.Use hints to unscramble jumbled words. stfore (a place where there are trees) richdo (beautiful flower) klim (something to drink) yees ( you see with them)
  18. 18. 10. Write the missing letter/s. There should be enough letters to suggest what the word means. sun_y ra_ny cl_udy w_ndy
  19. 19. 11. Write the correct word in the blank to complete the sentences. (ship, sheep) The ________ will like green grass. (sell, sail) What does the grocer __________?
  20. 20. 12. Write the missing words in the paragraph/sentence through the use of picture clues.
  21. 21. Date:___________________________________ List of Words Pre- Test Follow- up Test Mastery Test Pronunciation Syllabication Meaning 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. HOW SHOULD A TEACHER’S SPELLING NOTEBOOK BE DONE?
  22. 22. HOW SHOULD A PUPIL’S SPELLING NOTEBOOK BE DONE? Date: (Should correspond to the teacher’s date.) List of Words Pre-Test Follow-up Test Mastery Test Pronunciatio n Syllabication Meaning 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
  23. 23. THANK YOU!THANK YOU!

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