Simplex Spelling Phonics 1

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Simplex Spelling Phonics 1

By Pyxwise Software Inc.

Cost: $4.99

This app helps students who struggle with spelling to learn over 450 high frequency English words. These words are divided into 42 lists based on spelling patterns and difficulty. Users have the option of listening to the individual sounds of the words as they learn how to spell them. Brief lessons are provided for each spelling rule and feedback is provided letter by letter.

Pros:

  • Combines sounds and letters for spelling instruction
    Provides lessons on spelling rules
    Monitors mastery of correctly spelled words

Cons:

  • Cannot select grade appropriate spelling lists
  • Does not allow user to create their own spelling lists.

Available only for iPhone and iPad.