I really love this book and I'm using it with my 3rd and 4th grade boys. I like how there is repetition of the rules, reviews, and focus on practacle things they encounter. I am all for learning how to spell through writing and not spelling lists, and this is helping them grasp the mechanics behind our crazy langauge to help them with their self editing.
If your child hates spelling, this is the book for you! It teaches/reviews one spelling rule each day, with a few minutes of practice time. Each one-page lesson can be completed in about 10 minutes, giving your child just the right amount of practice without boring or frustrating them with those pesky exceptions to the rules, which are presented in a seperate lesson. There is one full year of lessons in the workbook.
I am grateful to have found this book! My daughter is in 6th grade & struggles with spelling. She did not need nor did I want to make her plod through an elementary spelling book. It was too childish for her & would not have suited her needs. I stumbled upon this book & feel it is a true blessing. It is exactly what she needed! A simple yet thorough review of the spelling rules with just the right amount of practice. She has been able to improve her spelling skills without all the extra fluff in elem. books. The price fit our budget perfectly too. I had looked at a couple other recommended spelling programs but we could not afford them. (In my opinion they were way overpriced.) This price was extremely fair. A big thanks to this author from a grateful homeschool mama!