From Advanced Phonics & Spelling Puzzles: 2 Pages of Pedagogy; 4 Pages Each for Simple, Complex, & All Vowel Sound Puzzles; 6 Pages for Puzzle Solutions, 3-Page Reference Word List, Word-List Activity Ideas
Who It’s For: Teachers & Independent Learners of Regular, Irregular, & Exceptional Spellings of All Vowel Sounds in One-Syllable Words & Stressed Syllables of Polysyllabic Vocabulary
Why You Need It: If advancing learners have become used to motivating activities and games in phonics and vocabulary instruction, they’ll appreciate these somewhat complex Vowel-Sounds & Spellings Puzzles, in which answers may be unusual words and relationships among clues and items unexpected.
What You’ll Do:
 Use a two-page article on “Vowel Sounds & Letters” for review of patterns, clarification at a higher level, and/or reminders of previously acquired knowledge and skills. It’s truly “all you need to know.”
 Do 4 puzzles (Word Find, Criss-Cross, Linked Words, Letter Choices) with words containing Simple Vowel Sounds. Do 4 more (Word Maze, Switched Letters, So What’s Different? Meaning Categories) to recall and apply patterns of Complex Vowel Sounds. Do the last 4 (Letter Connect, Letter Jumbo, Letter Blocks, Rebus Crossword) for summary and comparison. Refer to Reference Side Bars of Sounds & Spellings when helpful. Because of their uniqueness, some pages may call for cooperative effort, vocabulary instruction, and/or other hints or help to complete.
 Refer to detailed Puzzle Solutions—with Bonus Words & Pedagogical Tips—+ a comprehensive Vowel Sounds & Spellings Reference List to check answers, review, and/or create and conduct related lessons and/or puzzle– or game-like activities. Try out (some of) the Word-List Activity Ideas.
 If Advanced pages don’t work for you, go back to Intermediate or Beginning P & S Puzzles. If Advanced Puzzles don’t offer enough challenge, create your own items, procedures, activities, and rewards.