You can find it by following these tips along your way to spelling

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You can find it by following these tips along your way to spelling superstardom:
For inspiration, watch the documentary Spellbound on family movie night.
Keep a "great words" journal for every new and interesting word that you find.
Designate a spelling wall in your home. Post new words to the wall each day.
For family game night, conduct an impromptu themed spelling bee. Use a newspaper for a
current events bee or a cookbook for a cuisine bee.
Ask friends and neighbors to challenge you with great spelling words.
Find a good luck charm—perhaps shoelaces with a bumblebee design or a special coin.
Read great books. You'll be entertained while you effortlessly improve your spelling and
increase your vocabulary.
Scour the dictionary in search of words to stump your parents and teachers. Resources for Students
For a school wide bee:
 Master the school wide bee study word list
 Students may learn the words in Spell It! (
 Also, they may expand their spelling skill set by playing the fun word games at MerriamWebster's Word Central. (
 Read How to Study for a Spelling Bee by national finals pronouncer, Dr. Jacques Bailly.
(provided in the online packet)
 Have a family movie night and watch Akeelah and the Bee (PG).
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The HRE Spelling Bee Champion will go on to compete at:
5th Annual PAGE of Wake County Spelling Bee Location: McKimmon Center, North Carolina State University
Date & Time: February 28th, 2015 8:30am