Use word studies, visual memory and repetition to increase retention of spelling words! Building Spelling Skills provides spelling and phonics practice through copying the new words, visual memory exercises, puzzles, editing, and sentence completion activities. Students will learn vocabulary definitions as well as grammatical/phonetic concepts such as contractions, prefixes/suffixes, silent letters, irregular plurals, blends, and more. Three sentences for dictation are provided for each list; weekly text included. 36 weeks of lessons included with 18 words per week. 160 reproducible pages, softcover, line-listed answer key included. Grade 5.