Sequential Spelling DVD
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Sequential Spelling 1, 2, and
3 DVDs have arrived! Order your copies today!
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On May 21, 2009, AVKO debuted the DVD version of
its popular Sequential
Spelling series, starting with Sequential
Spelling 1; levels 1, 2, and 3 are currently available.
The DVD version of Sequential Spelling is manufactured
and was developed by a homeschooling brother-sister
duo: LeeAnn Earl and Joe Hipps of
Innovations (IMI). Levels 4-7 will be released
over the course of the next year or so.
dates are available on the IMI website.
This automated version of DVD is comparable to the book
version, with some notable differences. Though the
program can be used as-is, it is recommended that the DVD be
bought in a bundle with the teacher's book of
and the Student Response Book for
- The students can learn spelling on their own, with
minimal assistance from the teacher, while still getting
the benefits of AVKO's multi-sensory system.
- Each word presented in the series is pronounced,
used in a contextual sentence, and then pronounced
again. You won't have to think of our own
sentences anymore or look them up in AVKO's
Word Families in Sentence Context.
- Young children can use the program (as long as they
can pause and re-start the DVD playing program on your
computer). A reading
or spelling ability of about 2nd grade is necessary to
use Sequential Spelling effectively (a child's
ability to use the computer-based version of
is up to the discretion of the instructor).
- After the student attempts the spelling of each
word, the word is displayed on the screen, with the word
families, prefixes, suffixes, and consonant blends in
contrasting colors for easy processing of the
- Each lesson has a "Check List" that the teacher can
use to review the student's work for the day -- even
without purchasing a copy of the book.
- AVKO Membership for
all of the supplemental curriculum resources, including
Word Families in Sentence Context, The Patterns of
English Spelling, additional readings for
comprehension, supplemental worksheets and games, Mp3
recordings of AVKO Workshops, and more!
Spelling (Teacher's book; available separately
or in a bundle with the DVD)
Though the program can be used without the teacher's
book, the book includes some information that the DVD
does not, including page references to
of English Spelling and bolding of the most
important words to be learned for competency and
fluency. Additionally, in case of travel or
machine malfunction, the book will provide you with the
ability to maintain continuity and not miss lessons.
- Student Response Book for
Sequential Spelling (available separately or in
a bundle with the DVD).
Your student's work will be organized neatly in this
handy book that prevents him from seeing the previous
days' while working on the present day's.
- 1 DVD per volume.
- Data DVD may be played on a PC or Mac, with
QuickTime Player installed.
VideoLan VLC Player
is another free player that will play these files (Mac
- The video files may also be copied over to your
favorite portable video device for portable spelling
lessons -- permission is given for individual households
to do this under AVKO copyright -- including iPod/iPad/Android
and many others.
- Cross-referencing to
The Patterns of
English Spelling not available in the DVD
version; please see the book version for page numbers to
view the rest of the words in the word families covered
or to look up the applicable spelling rules.
SKUs & ISBNs:
- Sequential Spelling 1 DVD - SKU: 361;
- Sequential Spelling 1 DVD + Response Book
- SKU: 3610
- Sequential Spelling 1 DVD + Sequential
Spelling 1 (book) + Response Book - SKU:
- ISBNs of the rest of the DVDs are as follows:
- 2: 1-56400-081-8
- 3: 1-56400-082-6
- 4: 1-56400-083-4
- 5: 1-56400-084-2
- 6: 1-56400-085-0
- 7: 1-56400-086-9
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