This morning we did the spelling words that we didn't get to last night due to the meltdown over not being able to get crutches to play with (independent of any need for crutches).
And doing spelling meant insisting on doing it with a quill, because, you know, 'arry Pot'r and all that! But how does he manage to write so clearly?* And did he also have permanent ink?
in which we work on "i before e except after c..."
And another, clearer view:
"except when it sounds like a..."
*(dad's theory - Harry had a writing double!)