Spell CHECKing

Ashton, Tamarah M.
November 1999
Teaching Exceptional Children;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p24
Academic Journal
Presents a strategy for teachers aimed at helping exceptional students to become more effective and independent in the use of spell checking software. Mnemonic procedure; Tool for enhancing spelling skills; Examination of the beginning sound; Search for the correct consonants; Manipulation of the vowels; Changes in word lists. INSET: Writing and Text Production Today..


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