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DVD Sequential Spelling 3

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Timberdoodle's review
Sequential Spelling DVD
The most priceless commodity a homeschool mom has is time, and the longer she teaches, the more frugal she becomes with how her time is spent. While we love Sequential Spellingís scope and sequence, and find it is one of the most labor-prudent programs available, it still requires parental time to implement. Multiply that time by however many levels you are teaching, and it is no wonder that for many families the use of Sequential Spelling, or any spelling program for that matter, fizzles out by mid-year. Now it doesnít have to.

Simple to Use
The DVD-ROM version of Sequential Spelling will allow your children to learn spelling on their own with minimal parental assistance. The presentation is simple and straight-forward. The DVD-ROM is loaded into your computer (not TV). As your child works through the lesson, he will first hear the word spoken clearly by itself, then in a sentence, and then spoken again. Using the spacebar on his keyboard, he pauses the video, attempts the spelling of the word, resumes the video to see the proper spelling, and checks and corrects his work.

Helps Keep Things Simple
The Sequential Spelling word-family aspect of the program is reinforced by color-coding the on-screen words. Word families are one color, suffixes another, prefixes another, and consonant clusters yet another. Even we Sequential Spelling enthusiasts rarely take these additional steps when working solely from the books!

Goes Great as a Bundle!
The Sequential Spelling DVD can be used as-is, but it is recommended that the DVD be bought in a bundle with the Sequential Spelling teacherís book and the student response book for Sequential Spelling. The teacherís book will enable you to review your childís work without having to access the computer. The teacherís book also includes some information that the DVD does not, including bolding of the most important words to be learned for competency and fluency. The student book is more optional but handy if you like to keep your childís work organized neatly.

Sequential Spelling DVD-ROM features Quicktime files and is PC-, Mac-, iPod-, and iPad-compatible. This program will not play on your TV through your DVD player.

Important Note: Sequential Spelling is not based on grade level. The sequences are based on building from easy words to advanced words, as from all to tall, stall, install, installment, installation. However, for some of you it will be helpful to walk through the simple placement test.

Additional Note: If you opt to use the DVD in conjunction with the Student Workbook for levels 1-5, please note that because of a few later changes to the workbooks there will be an occasional discrepancy between the word lists on the DVD versus the lists in the workbook. This will not affect the spelling exercises which are the core of the program, but can impact some of the peripheral activities such as crossword puzzles.
Instruction time is eighteen hours.

Compatible: PC, Mac, iPod, iPad
Format: QuickTime files on DVD

Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 3 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
What a great program June 7, 2016
Reviewer: Katie Wilson from Bethany, MO United States  
I got this program not only for the spelling but it's great to use if your child is learning typing as well! My son loves to work on the computer vs writing! We both love this and makes learning spelling words easier!

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Great spelling curriculum December 27, 2013
Reviewer: Holly A.  
Both of my children have used #1, and #2 of this title, they are learning quickly how to spell with no fuss.

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  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
Self-taught spelling! September 26, 2011
Reviewer: kim from MN United States  
I'm so glad to have invested in this DVD this year. I love sequential spelling, but with juggling 5 students and a toddler, found it much too difficult to give individual spelling tests. My 7th grader uses this program with a spiral notebook to write down all the words. I can easily check up on her missed words once a week or more. I'll definitely be investing in more levels!

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