Free Spelling Rule

Free Spelling Rule A Free Spelling Rule This first Free Spelling Rule teaches the Spelling of 38 Words Instantly Lesson 1: Do we spell with “cial” as in “social” or with “tial” as in “essential”? Rule: Spell with “cial” after a vowel as in “social” and with “tial” after a consonant as in “essential.” Details: […]

What is a schwa?

A schwa is a weak sound of any vowel. The stress in a word is on other syllables, but never on the syllable where the schwa is. The schwa is the unstressed sound of a vowel in a word, which is vaguely heard.

What is a syllable?

A syllable is a small word like the word me, or a part of a word like the syllable me in me•di•a.

Vowels and Consonants

Vowels rule English and they cannot be avoided. Vowels are inconsistent; each vowel has a short sound, a long sound, and a number of other sounds. Vowels are the strong letters and consonants are the weak letters. Consonants often double to preserve their sounds, as in class.

How do you get Dyslexia?

ph is a phonic and f is a plain letter. Reading phonics is easier than spelling phonics because one English sound we call phonic can be spelled in many different ways we call spelling patterns.