- Stretch the word. Say it carefully and slowly.
- Say the word a second time. Write the letters for the sounds you hear.
- Read the word again slowly. Be sure you have a letter for each sound.
- Circle the word to remind yourself to double check the spelling.
- Finish your writing piece.
- Check all the circled words in a dictionary, on a word wall, with a buddy or the teacher. See how close to correct your spelling is.