Apps to Aid Spelling
Loo Cover Write Check
This is an exciting and silly spelling game. Learn to spell by using Look, Cover, Write and Check. Visit loos around the world, spelling tricky words as you go. This game includes the ‘Common Exception Words’ for Years 1 through to 6, (English Curriculum, 2014). You can even enter your own words, perhaps the ones from your homework. After completing each level you can play ‘Germ Attack’.
Use this app to look up meanings, hear the word spoken and find exemplar sentences. This should be the go to app for exploring the meaning of new and unfamiliar words.
Roots to Words
Roots to Words teaches you the fastest way to learn about Root Words. Roots are a real key to understanding the meaning of new words you come across in your reading.
Another tool for self testing in readiness for the up and coming spelling test. Enter the words using both text and speech. Then learn them through a combination of tests and puzzles. Do keep in mind that the majority of spelling based apps are mostly spelling test replacements. Keep a look out for those which help teach spelling rules and understanding rather than just tests.