meet all criteria for a thorough and effective spelling word study curriculum.

SPELL/SPELL-Links to Reading & Writing delivers all components of assessment and instruction identified by the federally-funded (U.S. Dept. of Education) Center on Instruction as crucial for developing reading and writing skills in every student.


state approvals:  

             Colorado Department of Education 

             Advisory List of Instructional Programming and

             Professional Development

If you are aware of similar lists or processes for inclusion within your own state, please let us know!


SPELL-Links to Reading & Writing meets many of the CCSS for 6-12 Language, Speaking, and Listening.

SPELL-Links to Reading & Writing meets many CCSS for K-5 Reading Informational Text and some CCSS for K-5 Reading Literature. SPELL-Links to Reading & Writing meets many CCSS for K-5 Speaking and Listening.

SPELL-Links to Reading & Writing meets most of the CCSS for K-5 Language. 

word study curriculum

SPELL-Links to Reading & Writing meets all CCSS for K-5 Foundational Reading Skills.

meet common core state standards with spell-links to reading & writing. 

With Common Core State Standards, your students are now expected to perform with higher levels of cognition and application in reading, language arts, listening, and speaking.

With SPELL-Links, you give your students a venue to talk about and think about the linguistic properties of words, gain cognitive flexibility with multiple linguistic strategies for spelling and decoding, and practice and evaluate their application of word study knowledge and skills in a realistic, active, and social setting. SPELL-Links helps you ensure that your students have the core skills, linguistic understandings, and strategies needed for literacy and academic success.