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This section provides help and support for individuals using The Writing Road to Reading program. Select from the following:

  • The Spalding Forum - View a wealth of information about all aspects of The Spalding Method. Browse through the many questions and answers, or post your question for a reply from a Spalding Certified Teacher Instructor.

  • Sample Lesson Plans - Take a peek at the day 1 lesson plan from the Grade Level Teacher's Guides for kindergarten through sixth grade.

  • Spalding Phonogram Rules and Cues - Get help with introducing and reviewing phonograms. See the list of cues by phonogram.

  • Recommended Literature - View the lists of Spalding recommended books by grade level.

  • Spalding Forms - Find downloadable forms from each of the Grade Level Teacher's Guides and Spalding Spelling Assessment Manual.

  • Spalding Checklists - Find electronic checklist forms for assisting Spalding teachers in self analyzing their instruction and for Spalding coaches in observing and providing feedback to mentored teachers.

  • Spalding MILA part 2 Templates - Find reading and writing files for MILA part 2 assignments. Files will need to be downloaded and unzipped.

  • Expanded skills trace K-3 Guides - The Skills Trace has been expanded to identify the day/week an objective is first introduced, and also each time the objective is practiced/reviewed.