Real Spellers

English Makes Sense!

In our implementation of Orthography school-wide, a number of questions have been raised by the teachers implementing word inquiry in the classroom. Several of the teachers have guided their students through an understanding of function words vs. content words, and have taught the spelling law that content words must have at least three letters. 

So what's up with <go>? When the dictionary in consulted it's clear <go> has a number of content-rich meanings; why only two letters? When we investigate the origin not much light is shed on the situation. 


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If anyone knows what's going on here I'd appreciate being pointed in the direction we should wend.

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