Teacher Resources FAQ Tweet How much time in a school day would need to be set aside to teach WRTR? Why doesn’t Spalding teach that “y” has four sounds (the long e sound as the 4th sound)? How does The Writing Road to Reading meet State Standards for spelling/phonics, writing, and reading? How does Spalding improve fluency? What is Reading for Spelling/Reading? Why is it an essential step? Spalding says to start spelling words in the middle of the spelling/vocabulary notebook. I know the first 7 pages are for the rules. What goes in between? How do I use Spalding in multi-grade classrooms? How widely is this program being used?