Akeelah and the Bee

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It’s totally up to you to decide whether watching the full movie is appropriate for your children. It’s rated PG. Here’s a link that will give you more details about that. 


Akeelah uses rhythm and movement as one way to help her spell. This may be an idea to try with your child for studying their spelling lists. Try the jumprope or hula hoop. Give them a pair of drumsticks  or wooden spoons. Put on tap shoes. Dribble a basketball. Hit a balloon in the air with each letter. Make up a cheer or dance. Get jiggy with it!

And, this just cracks me up…enjoy your new word. I love the Scripps Spelling Bee.

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