If you need spelling help, you're in the right place. Come out from hiding and get the assistance you need to become a better speller! I've gathered a variety of activities and lessons from across this website that are especially suited to adults and older learners.
Click the links to find the resources you need most. You'll find
printable versions for the lessons on each page.
for Doubling Final Consonants When you add -ing or -ed to the ends
of words like sit,
begin or prefer,
do you double the final consonant in the base word in the base word, or
through this 8-step lesson and you'll soon be spelling these word with
Step-by-Step Lesson for Spelling Help with IE/EI Words Follow these 10 steps at your own pace to master these tricky words. We present the rule, and you practice it, step by step!
10 Spelling Strategies Here's a condensed version of 10 of the most frequently-used spelling strategies. Find out which ones you already know, and which ones you need to practice.
5 Common Spelling
of these common spelling errors, and learn
how to fix them! Learn that this is A LOT of money, not ALOT
money. Master the apostrophe, remember to proofread, and more.
Troublesome Homonyms Explained, Part 1: Improve spelling skills by choosing the correct homonym. Definitions and examples included for homonyms beginning with A - P. Free pdf.
Troublesome homonyms Explained, Part 2: Here's more help with homonyms. If your/you’re ever to/too confused to use the correct homonym, print out this free, handy reference tool! Homonyms beginning with P - Y.
It's also helpful to review frequently
Skim through the list, make a note of the ones that are troublesome for
you, and then determine to learn them, a few at a time.
Solving codes is another way to build spelling skills. People of all
ages enjoy uncovering a hidden message. You can find cryptograms
for all year round on our other website.
Which One Is It? Here's a fun crossword puzzle, but don’t try to solve this while you’re blindfolded. Instead, use what you know about correct spelling! Choose the one word that is spelled correctly and write it in the puzzle.
Seeing Double - You'll be seeing double when you complete fun, free printable crossword! Every answer has at least two pairs of double letters.
For some challenging fun and spelling
try our Level 2 Brain Teasers!
Here are three of my favorites!
The Message & Reply - Two REALLY difficult letters, written to and from a detective, with hidden messages. Good spelling skills are the key to decoding them! How long will it take you???
An Impossible Brain Teaser? - Sure, the directions are tricky, but adults and upper grade students can solve this the first time, right?
Travel Teaser - One of our most difficult logic brain teasers. Can you figure out who went where and when?
Please note that I'll be adding more spelling resources from time to time. Please contact me to let me know what you'd like to see.