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Spell City Presentation

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Spell City Presentation

  1. 1. Spelling City is a free online spelling program that makes practicing for spelling tests fun. Can you picture a classroom of students who actually look forward to studying spelling words? Can you imagine having the children in your class having as much fun studying spelling as they do playing video games? With online spelling games, spelling reviews, and spelling quizzes, your students can memorize those weekly spelling words while having fun, and you will have a new tool in your box for teaching spelling.
  2. 2. TEACHERS Search term Spell City will get you to this site
  3. 3. Getting Started: <ul><li>    First, register for the free service </li></ul><ul><li>   Once you have a home page, click on List Management to begin saving your lists. You can post your  lists for the entire year at once, or post them one week at a time. Your lists will remain on our site until you edit or remove them    </li></ul><ul><li>Tell your students to visit SpellingCity.com and have fun practicing their words </li></ul>
  4. 4. Making a New List Click on List Management Click on Create A New List
  5. 5. <ul><li>This page comes up. </li></ul><ul><li>Put in name of list so that students can identify the list to work with. </li></ul><ul><li>Input words. To get 15 words click on add 10. </li></ul><ul><li>Beside publish this list click the box otherwise students will not be able to see the list </li></ul><ul><li>Click save. </li></ul>
  6. 6. STUDENTS
  7. 7. Students click on username and put in password. Search Term is the same as Teacher Login.
  8. 8. Student Page Students Click here to find list. (Find your List)
  9. 9. Students now have a choice of activity . Test me Teach Me Play a Game
  10. 11. Students Comments <ul><li>Listening and Writing helps me a lot </li></ul><ul><li>Tells you the word in a sentence so it is easier to understand. </li></ul><ul><li>Good Fun. </li></ul><ul><li>Learning words in a fun way. </li></ul><ul><li>Crossword, because it’s cool to find the words </li></ul>
  11. 12. Teacher Observations <ul><li>Students really engage with the activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Students show pride in achievement. </li></ul><ul><li>Reluctant spellers always willing to work . </li></ul><ul><li>Choice of activities caters for all types of learner. </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly test results maintained. </li></ul><ul><li>Students ask to use this program. </li></ul>
  12. 13. CLASSROOM USAGE <ul><li>Used in a computer suite with a computer for each child. </li></ul><ul><li>Some students work on Spell City at home. </li></ul><ul><li>Possibilities are:- </li></ul><ul><li>Part of a reading program </li></ul><ul><li>Allotted time for groups of students. </li></ul><ul><li>Part of homework if students have internet </li></ul><ul><li>at home. </li></ul>

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