The author points out ways in which recognizing sound and letter patterns makes spelling easier. Also important are recognition of diphthongs, silent letters, compound and abbreviated words, contractions, homophones, homographs, prefixes, suffixes, and base words. "Brain tickler" problems challenge students' imaginations and test their learning progress.
Barron's popular Painless Series of study guides for middle school and high school students offer a lighthearted, often humorous approach to their subjects, transforming details that might once have seemed boring or difficult into a series of interesting and mentally challenging ideas. Most titles in the series feature many fun-to-solve "Brain Tickler" problems with answers at the end of each chapter.
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Really. This isn't going to hurt at all . . .
If you think that spelling correctly in English is a tricky business, you're absolutely right. But you still can learn how to do it--and enjoy yourself while learning! Here's the book that makes learning correct spelling entirely painless. Ten easy-to-read chapters start with an interesting history of the English language, then go on to analyze sound and letter patterns, diphthongs, silent letters, homophones and homographs, compound and abbreviated words, contractions, prefixes, suffixes and to base words, and lots more. When you reach the final chapter, you'll discover to your delight that your spelling skills have increased many times over--while your grades have gone up accordingly. Just as important, you'll discover that you've had fun learning!
For Middle School and High School Students
Really. This won't hurt at all . . .
The thought of having to spell every word correctly once turned brave students into cowards . . . but no more!
THE PAIN VANISHES WHEN YOU TRANSFORM SPELLING INTO FUN--
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Descripción Topeka Bindery. School & Library Binding. Estado de conservación: VERY GOOD. Very Good copy, cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. Binding may have light creases. Lots of life left in these pages. Nº de ref. de la librería 2758265406
Descripción Topeka Bindery. School & Library Binding. Estado de conservación: GOOD. book was well loved but cared for. Possible ex-library copy with all the usual markings and stickers. Some light textual notes, highlighting and underling. Nº de ref. de la librería 2781690443