Detect oral and written language deficits often missed by other assessments. With SPELL-2, you obtain a deep, highly-sensitive, and valid measure of a student’s word study knowledge and skills. The assessment software automatically and seamlessly adapts to a student’s responses, presenting test items that are uniquely tailored for the individual student. This powerful spelling error analysis and individualized assessment method often detects deficits missed by other assessments.

Link assessment to intervention. Devote instructional time only where needed. SPELL-2 will identify the underlying language processes that are interfering with a student's reading and spelling. SPELL-2 doesn't stop there. The software automatically links the assessment data to specific word study activities by listing the corresponding lesson number and activities in the SPELL-Links to Reading & Writing - Word Study Curriculum for each instructional goal identified for the student.

know what to teach. 

Scoring and analyzing spelling errors by hand is so incredibly time consuming, often incomplete and too subjective. SPELL-2 does all the work for you and takes the guesswork out of where to begin word study instruction and exactly what to teach.                         


SPELL-2 is appropriate for all Grade 2+ students who are struggling with reading decoding, reading fluency, spelling, writing, and vocabulary. Tier 2 & Tier 3 students, special education students, speech-language impaired students, ELL students, Title I students, and students with Dyslexia.

research & results:  

             Criterion validity of SPELL

             ASHA, 2006

SKILL AREAS assessed:

Phonological awareness, including phoneme and syllable segmentation, and vowel discrimination • Orthographic knowledge, including letter-sound relationships, letter patterns and spelling rules • Morphological knowledge, including letter-meaning relationships of prefixes, suffixes, and word roots • Semantic relationships, including relationships between base words, inflected words, and derived words • Mental orthographic images of words and word parts stored in long-term memory.

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Intervention Bundle (Starter)

Product Code: T3SPED_B.s

Price: $499 - SAVE $64

SPELL2 pay-per-testing assessment software with two administrations (SPELL-PPT2) bundled with SPELL-Links to Reading & Writing curriculum (LNX2),  SPELL-Links Keyword Picture Cards (LNX_KWPC), and 20 extra SPELL-Links 14 Strategies for Spelling & Reading Success Labels

SPELL-2 does all the testing work for you so you can devote more of your valuable time to teaching. Administration, scoring, interpreting data, writing reports, planning targeted intervention - and with SPELL2g grouping students with same instruction needs - it's all done for you!
A complete set of written reports, providing detailed and summarized test results and specific recommendations for word study instruction, is available to you with a click of the mouse at the very moment the student completes the test.

PRODUCT details: 

Format & Administration: CD or flash drive software assessment is administered by computer with minimal supervision required. Spiral-bound Examiner Manual (printed materials). Response: keyboard entry (option for students to write responses on paper for keyboard entry by examiner) and mouse click. Completion time: 30-60 minutes Ages/Grades: Grade 2 - Adult. Minimum System Requirements: Select a product code below to view the requirements.

*Not compatible with MAC OS after Snow Leopard; work-around options available; read our website FAQ before purchasing. 



SPELL-2 CD software for a single computer with unlimited test administrations; Examiner Manual included.
Product Code: SPELL-2
Price: $445

SPELL-2g CD software for a single computer with unlimited test administrations and grouping tool; SPELL-2g automatically groups students by instructional need; Examiner Manual included.

Product Code: SPELL-2g
Price: $645  

SPELL-2 LB5 CD software for five computers with unlimited test administrations; Examiner Manual included. One workstation for student grouping also included.
Product Code: 
Price: $2105

SPELL-2 PPT2 pay-per-testing flash drive software to assess two students; $100 credit included for upgrade to SPELL-2 product with unlimited test administrations within one year.
Product Code: SPELL-2 PPT2
Price: $150

Other Lab Packs, Pay-Per-Testing versions, and Bundles are available. See order form, visit store, or call for pricing.

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Intervention Bundle (Extended)

Product Code: T3SPED_B.x
Price: $899 - SAVE $243

SPELL2 assessment software with unlimited testing (SPELL-2) bundled with SPELL-Links to Reading & Writing curriculum (LNX2), SPELL-Links Word Study Resource (LNX_WSR), SPELL-Links Word List Maker software (LNX_WLM), SPELL-Links Keyword Picture Cards (LNX_KWPC), and 20 extra SPELL-Links 14 Strategies for Spelling & Reading Success Labels