|A selection of software packages that will help you create customised spelling resources for your students|
The Boxes Font is a set of six fonts to create visual support
for letter and word shapes.
A valuable support for spelling activities, cloze passages, modern languages etc. Includes punctuation and European accents.
Can be formatted like any other font.
Boxes Fonts install into your windows font file and appear
with the rest of the fonts on your drop-down font menu.
Boxes can be used with any package that accesses the font file.
you for the cd rom. It installed like a dream! We will be
recommending it to SENCOs in Plymouth schools. Do you have any leaflets
which we can give to SENCOs? f you have please could we have a few. "
Maggie Parke - Plymouth Advisory Learning Support
Box letter shapes, as illustrated above and used in the Crossbow BOX DICTATIONS and SIGHTWORD SPELLING resources, help people with weak auditory - visual connections (common in dyslexia) to map phonemes onto graphemes.
SEE EXAMPLES BELOW
EXAMPLES: You may want to
prompt a specific word, as in a cloze passage:
Type the sentence: "The leaves on the tree are green"
Highlight "tree" and change font to "Boxes Longlegs" (Example A opposite)
You may want to encourage cursive writing in the boxes by using "boxes joined up" (b)
You may want to show all or some of the letters in the boxes (c)
You may want to use the script font without the boxes (D)
You may want to prompt certain letters to practise specific spellings by using "boxes colored" (E)
Or you may want any
combination of these
BOXES FONT IS
EACH EXAMPLE BELOW SAYS "This is the boxes font"
In each case, it is simply a matter of highlighting the word and changing the font. Once installed on your hard drive, BOXES is there whenever you want it.
|1-3 Users: £14.99 + VAT Quantity 4-10 Users: £23.49 + VAT Quantity 11+ Users: £54.99 + VAT Quantity|
A Reference For Spelling
||This CD provides quick and easy access to graded dictations opposite phonically ordered word lists, separated into different syllable types and indexed by spelling pattern with colour-coded 'progress trees'. Every sound pattern in the English language is represented with comprehensive word lists. The reference is not intended to be used as a teaching course: the teacher chooses the teaching method and order according to the needs of the student. Includes Student sampler.|
The Write and Spell Custom Kit
|Copy/Paste relevant sentence(s) from “A Reference for Spelling” into
a new document; put them into The Boxes Font to create phonic “Box
dictations” or other spelling activities, and put them into
Handwriting for Windows for
handwriting and spelling activities.
You can combine the Boxes Font and the Handwriting fonts in the same document.