Part I: Understanding the Basics of Good Spelling.
Chapter 1: Thinking Like a Spelling Teacher.
Chapter 2: Understanding the Reading, Writing, and Spelling Mix.
Chapter 3: Getting to Know the Pieces and Parts of Spelling.
Part II: Getting Easy Words onto Paper.
Chapter 4: Spelling with Short Vowels.
Chapter 5: Blending Letters Together.
Chapter 6: Choosing ch (and sh, th, ph, and wh, too).
Part III: Coming to Grips with Long Vowel Sounds.
Chapter 7: Putting a Firm Pen on Bossy e.
Chapter 8: Taking Charge of Words with Two Vowels Together.
Chapter 9: Writing y Instead of a, e, or i.
Part IV: Using Word Families.
Chapter 10: Getting Into Word Family Mode.
Chapter 11: Guiding Her Pen to Bigger Word Families.
Chapter 12: Spelling Sight Words: A Different Family.
Chapter 13: Being Vocal about Silent Letters.
Chapter 14: Spelling Some Letters "Softly".
Part V: Spelling Words in Chunks.
Chapter 15: Cheerfully Chunking Sounds.
Chapter 16: Finishing Off with Suffixes.
Chapter 17: Spotting What's in a Contraction.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 18: Ten Word Families.
Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Correct Your Child's Spelling.
Chapter 20: Ten (or More) Group Activities That Rock.
Chapter 21: Ten Spelling Games for Car Trips.