Designed to help students become proficient spellers, Core Skills: Spelling includes meaningful activities that encourage students to acquire and retain information. This research-based, systematic program has been developed to help students achieve spelling competency. This book contains word lists built around similar sounds and patterns with varied and relevant exercises. The lessons provide students with multiple exposures to words through skill lessons that help link spelling to meaning. Lessons include reading comprehension activities, analogies, word origins, and word families. Challenge sections present opportunities to enrich vocabulary and extend spelling skills. 128 pages.