A. Complete the attached “Spelling Strategy Matrix” to compare strategies for teaching spelling.
B. Design an original lesson plan (using the attached Lesson Plan to teach a small group of 6–10 elementary students a common spelling rule. Complete all elements of the lesson plan.
1. Include one example of a word that does not conform to the spelling rule (a spelling irregularity).
a. Include one strategy that teachers might use to help students remember the rule and the exception(s) to the rule (e.g. “i before e except after c”).
2. Include an original assessment that is aligned with the spelling objective.