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A useful handout for your aspiring authors to keep in their writer's toolkits, this sheet reviews the following spelling issues: when to keep or drop a final "e" before adding a suffix; spellings with silent k, g, gh, and p; "i before e"; and the 10 most commonly misspelled words.
6th - 9th Language Arts 27 Views 357 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Use this list of spelling activities all year long to help your class spell each week's list of words! This list provides 12 different ways for class members to practice their spelling. Learners identify vowels, consonants, synonyms, and antonyms, make flash cards, compose stories, write definitions, draw, and more.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 9 Views 252 Downloads
Take it off! Take what off? Take off the suffixes to create new words! Learners build vocabulary and spelling skills as they remove the suffixes from 20 different words. This activity can help learners begin to recognize roots, compound words, and suffixes.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 47 Views 92 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Vowel Sound; u
Which of these have /u/ as a middle sound? There are images of seven CVC words surrounding the letter u here, and scholars draw lines from the letter to words with the same middle phoneme. Be sure they know what these images are depicting before letting them try this.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 44 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Spelling Rules: IE/EI Exercise 4
Review the rule "i before e except after c, or when it sounds like 'ay' as in neighbor and weigh" with your class and then set your learners to practice with this basic exercise. They fill in blank spaces with either ie or ei in 25 example words.
5th - 9th Language Arts 5 Views 50 Downloads
Spelling can be hard enough without silent letters. Help your third graders decode nine words that have the silent letter W, such as wrinkle or wrong. Once they decipher all nine words, they use each in a new sentence. The bottom of the page provides a space for learners to write their own silent W words.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 6 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
You Can Count on Spelling
Here is a cross-curricular activity that is suitable for virtually any grade level! Learners calculate the mathematical value of their spelling words using the letter tiles from a Scrabble game and identify the spelling word with the highest value.
K - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 133 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Find the Pictures
There are hidden pictures here, but scholars must find the rhyming words to uncover them. They follow directions by coloring in only the shapes that rhyme with a given sound. Although the pictures aren't that well hidden, this puts a fun twist on spelling patterns and word relationships.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Third graders play a football spelling game where two teams spell words and gain yardage for each correctly spelled word. This clever spelling game will be highly motivational for your class! Each team gains ten yards every time they spell a word correctly, but they have to turn the ball over to the other team when they miss one.
3rd Language Arts 24 Views 53 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Spelling It Right-- "i before e except after c"
In this spelling worksheet, students learn the spelling rule: "When you want to say --ee--, it's i before e except after c." Students then complete a chart separating 12 words in to two groups according to their spellings.
5th - 6th Language Arts 5 Views 43 Downloads
Vowel Lessons: To Help Improve Spelling
There are a few things every good speller knows: spelling rules, vowel sounds, and word endings. Help your learner with dyslexia become a more efficient speller with a few tips from a dyslexia expert. Included in the lesson is a video, an audio bite, and several research-based strategies that can be shared with your struggling learner.
K - 12th Language Arts 45 Views 25 Downloads
-ail Spell and Write
Challenge your learners with this -ail spelling pattern instructional activity. Young scholars look at a series of pictures and spell out words that describe the images using the line to the right. This instructional activity is pleasing to the eye and has colorful images and ample space to write in words.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 78 Downloads
People and Whales: A History
Whales and people have had a long and sordid history. To understand the impact that biological populations have had on each other, learners conduct research on specific topics related to the whale industry. They use their findings to create Glogs, which are interactive posters that include text, animation, and illustration.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 39 Views 35 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Early finishers beware! Here is a fun word game creative thinkers will really enjoy. They attempt to make as many words as they can using the word transport. Strict rules make this task a real challenge. Tip: Also great to use in a fun homework packet.
3rd Language Arts 11 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Put on your Sherlock Holmes hat and become a spelling detective! Scholars hunt down the spelling errors in a short passage of a high-interest current events text. Here is a great way to develop editing and reading skills.
3rd - 12th Language Arts 22 Views 203 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What's the difference between an allegory and an alligator? Fifth graders work with malapropisms to determine the meanings of words that sound alike. Five sentences challenge them to find the malapropism and change it to the correct word, while the last activity prompts kids to write the meanings of the incorrect words.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed