Invented Spelling and Journal Writing

This video describes various stages children go through when learning to write. It provides information about invented spelling and shows the benefits of encouraging children to write from the beginning of the year.

[This video clip is taken from "The Kindergarten" DVD (disk one) created by MELS. For information on how to obtain the entire video, click here.]

Speakers in order of appearance, and their role at the time of recording:

Beverly Merilees, Teacher

Christiane Bourdages-Simpson, teacher