Christian values, uplifting quotes, and reminders to pray for help or thankfulness are noteworthy elements of this spelling workbook. Phonics principles presented instruct children how to spell words with suffixes -tion and -ion, silent e words, word endings, words with ch sounds, spelling the three sounds of wh and ch, con-sonant digraphs with f and ph, prefixes, compound words, irregular spellings, and names of time and measurement. Use of the apostrophe is also covered.
Vocabulary-building is emphasized through contextual exercises as well as a lesson dealing with word meanings. Word-bank, crossword, fill-in-the-blank, and other exercises are included, helping children gain familiarity with how words and sentences are constructed. Test sheets are included at the back of the book. Teacher-Parent help is required. This second edition features updated fonts and other minor aesthetic changes; two-tone pages don't distract from the content. 122 pages, softcover. 4th Grade. 2nd Edition.