Spelling Stages Emergent Letter-name Alphabetic Within Word Patterns Syllables and Affixes


Consonants Early Middle Late Early Middle Late Early Middle
Initial Final Short Vowels Digraphs Blends Common Long Vowels Other Vowels Inflected Endings -
1. fan f n a              
2. pet p t e              
3. dig d g i              
4. rob r b o              
5. hope h p       o-e        
6. wait w t       ai        
7. gum g m u              
8. sled     e   sl          
9. stick     i   st          
10. shine       sh   i-e        
11. dream         dr ea        
12. blade         bl a-e        
13. coach       ch   oa        
14. fright         fr igh        
15. chewed       ch     ew -ed    
16. crawl         cr   aw      
17. wishes       sh       -es    
18. thorn       th     or      
19. shouted       sh     ou -ed    
20. spoil             oi      
21. growl             ow      
22. third       th     ir      
23. camped               -ed    
24. tries         tr     -ies  
25. clapping               -pping  
26. riding               -ding  
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Primary Spelling Inventory Feature Guide

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Clicking a Spell Check link will take you to the spell check which features this language feature at that spelling stage. This can be used to better determine the sort you need.

Clicking the feature at the top of a column will take you to the index of sorts for that unit at that spelling stage, to find other sorts which may be of use to your learners. Sorts for some features spread across units.