Homeschool.com sends out emails all the time with a variety of things offered. This time I really looked and am pleasantly surprised.
"No cost" was what caught my eye and made me open the email. The actual website made me stay.
I think the one my daughter spent the most time on was "audio word match." It's basically a concentration game using the spelling words. The audio aspect is that when you select a word you hear it spoken.
You can even take the spelling test on the site. I'm not going to use this right now because I want to make sure I grade spelling and not keyboarding skills.
All this and more are available for free. A premium membership will allow you access to more games and actually keep spelling records on the site. I don't see that it would be a necessary expense in order to use the site productively.
Two "downers" about the site. First, you get a lot for free which means a lot of advertising. It can be very easy to think you're accessing something on the site and find yourself somewhere else. The second "downer" is that in order to review a whole spelling list, you have to play a game a few times. Not a big deal if especially if you're not depending on the games to do all the review.
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