Spelling is a complex aspect of literacy that needs to be taught explicitly and systematically.
Stage 4 spelling includes the following topics:
Prefixes and suffixes are syllable stems, which when added to the beginning (prefix) or to the end (suffix) of the ‘root’ part of a word shape the meaning of the word in its entirety.
- Word origins
Building word recognition and spelling skills through improving etymological knowledge. Engaging students with how words and letter combinations are derived from other languages.