# Language Arts

What are some ways I can help my son remember is spelling words. He is in first grade. I have tried him writing the spelling words over and over again. I even give him so many spelling words a day. what are some other options that I can use to help him with his spelling words.

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1. Many early elementary educators believe that children are not ready to learn to spell at this age. They focus more on writing the way the child hears the words.

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posted by Ms. Sue
2. there are good spelling websites on the internet. Also leapfrog touch is very helpful as well. You can buy it at Walmart,etc.

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posted by Anna
3. You could make flashcards as well. You only need paper for this, and scissiors. Just cut the paper in like 8 squares and then behind that squared piece of paper write a word. Tell your son to look at that word for a couple of seconds then immediately flip it over, and ask him to spell.

hope this helps:-)

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posted by Anna
4. I know a lot of children who were spelling in first grade. I was one of them. My mom taught me how to spell by turning it into a game and making it fun for me.

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