Find the spelling for
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Say the word you want to spell.
Before you begin, you need to "unmorph" the word you want to spell to the base word. For example, to look up jumps, jumping, or jumped - the base word is jump.
Click #1: Click on the picture that matches the VERY LAST sound that you hear in the word.
Click #2: Click on the picture that matches the VERY FIRST sound that you hear in the word.
Count the number of syllables in the word. Find the column that matches the number of syllables.
Click #3: Click on the base word that you wanted to spell.
Definitions and variations
Right click on the word and it will display the word in Dictionary.com.
Text to Speech (Windows)
Use the Text to Speech tool to help find the word in long lists.
Select word(s), Right Click, Copy and it will pronounce the word(s) for you.
What is the schwa sound
Minimal Pair Practice: Words differing in only one sound: bad/bed
Silent Letter Practice: Really tricky to spell.
Text to Speech Tool (Windows)
Inflectional Morphology Tool
Plurals Past Tense + ing + er
Use wildcards to find word patterns at MoreWords.com
How Spelling Supports Reading
Moats, L.C., American Education, Winter 2005/06
Retrieved and Linked 1-5-14.