Why are we asking for your spelling bee tips? Because there is a growing community of folks around the world who are conducting spelling competitions. They contact us with a wide range of questions. Many are holding bees for the first time and have a lot of questions about the basics of conducting a bee.
Others have held contests for several years but have come across new situations and would like some advice.
We thought it made a lot of sense to give you, the teachers and bee coordinators who are on the front lines, the opportunity to share your wisdom with others.
Please share your spelling bee tips with our visitors using the simple form below. For
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Thank you for your part in advancing the wonderful world of spelling bees as you encourage your students to spell words well!
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Come back often to submit more of your own spelling competition tips, and to read suggestions submitted by other teachers and bee organizers.
us help! You'll find a comprehensive set of spelling bee helps
Spelling Bee Toolbox eBooks. Each one contains 600 words and sentences, rules, organizational helps, worksheets, student tips, award certificates, and more clip art!
You'll find all the resources you need for a successful spelling bee in one affordable product. We offer Toolboxes for grades 3-5 and grades 6-8.
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We've designed some coordinating Spelling Bee Clip Art to dress up your parent letters and student handouts.
If you're planning a full-scale spelling bee, you'll find our Spelling Bee organizational tips to be helpful. We'll show you what needs to be done and when!
We've compiled a list of spelling bee practice ideas for individual students. A printable version is included for your convenience.
Use our basic spelling bee rules to run your next classroom spelling competition. We cover the basics in a concise list.
Keep your students learning to spell all year long with these helpful resources:
Spelling Bee Toolboxes for Grades 3/5 and 6/8 All the resources you need for a successful bee! On Sale!
Monumental Spelling Bee Lists with definitions, sentences and language of origin
Colossal Spelling Bee Word Lists Definitions, parts of speech & sentences included for 600 words, at two levels
100 Difficult Spelling Bee Words, Definitions & Sentences Our toughest lists, for upper grades and adults!
The Gigantic Spelling Bee Words & Sentences in 3 volumes.
600 Spelling Bee Words & Sentences for Gr 3/5 & 6/8 Extra words & sentences at two levels
AnyWord Spelling Practice Series Fun Worksheets, games & prompts that work with almost ANY spelling words!
101 Word Play Puzzlers Discover the FUN of letters & words as you solve each unique puzzle. Great vocabulary & spelling practice!