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203 resources with the concept spelling patterns

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Perfecting Plural Nouns

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Turn potato into potatoes with a great activity on plural nouns. A quick reference guide at the top of the page shows third graders how to make regular and irregular nouns plural. They list as many nouns as they can think of, then work...
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The or Sound

For Students K - 1st Standards
Before using this vowel sounds crossword activity, be forewarned that the pronunciation here is based on British English, and will be confusing for American English speakers. Learners focus on the /or/ sound, examining five spelling...
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Vowel Sound: u

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
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...
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The ai and ar Sounds

For Students K - 1st Standards
These words sound the same but are spelled differently, giving scholars a chance to practice spelling patterns and rhyming words. First they read that the /ai/ vowel sound can be made with three different spellings. Learners label three...
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-air Spelling Pattern

For Teachers K - 2nd
What do hair, chair, and fair all have in common? The -air spelling pattern! Each slide provides both an image and a word that contains the -air sound. Perfect for early readers or to boost spelling success.
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Poems: Itsy Bitsy Spider

For Students K - 1st Standards
Act out the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" rhyme with youngsters. Learners observe visual instructions before completing the corresponding actions, then draw the spider into a scene. Finally, they write down rhyming words that have the ai spelling...
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-ill Word Search

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Build skills in recognizing words that have th -ill spelling pattern. Learners locate words that contain the -ill pattern in a word search. Could be done independently or in pairs. An answer key is included.
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The -ale Ending

For Students 2nd - 3rd
This is a very useful resource to use with younger or special needs learners. It includes five printable worksheets which all reinforce the -ale ending and spelling pattern. Printing practice, fill in the blank, complete the pattern, and...
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Spelling Pattern: ch as in chop, -tch as in catch

For Students 3rd - 5th
Working with consonant digraphs, young spellers identify, complete, sort, and write sentences with words that begin or end with ch, -tch, or sh. They complete a crossword puzzle and write 10 sentences with vocabulary words.
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Word Study: Complex Spelling Patterns

For Students 3rd - 4th
Young scholars fill in 15 blanks with words that have the given spelling patterns. Above each set of blanks is a label telling which spelling pattern to find such as words with ea, gh, ai, and ie. A word bank is provided.
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The oo Sounds

For Students K - 1st Standards
Investigate spelling patterns that make the /oo/ sound in this labeling instructional activity. Scholars read a brief introduction explaining the different vowel pairings that make the long /oo/ sound, along with word examples. Then,...
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The oa Sound

For Students K - 1st Standards
Explore spelling patterns with this multi-step worksheet featuring the /oa/ sound. Learners read a brief introduction explaining that this sound can be achieved by three different vowel combinations. They complete a different activity as...
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The oa, oy, and ow Sounds

For Students K - 1st Standards
Focus on the vowel sounds /oa/, /oy/, and /ow/ in this spelling patterns worksheet. The sounds are split into three sections, with learners observing how each can be spelled differently in familiar words. They write words beneath...
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The ai Sound

For Students K - 1st Standards
There are multiple vowels that make the /ai/ sound within words; show your learners three of them in this spelling worksheet. They look at some examples, then complete three sets of words by adding in the vowels to make this sound. The...
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Vowel Sounds: /air/ and /er/

For Students K - 1st Standards
All the best readers started out the same way. Build the foundational skills needed to recognize vowel sounds like /air/ and /er/. Early readers write a word to label each of nine images. Each image focuses on a different spelling...
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Find the Pictures

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
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...
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Phonics: Complex Spelling Patterns

For Students 3rd - 5th
Complex spellings can really stump kids. Activate their ability to recognize and correctly spell words such as through, thought, and dough with this handy activity. They find words in a variety of contexts that have the same spelling...
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Silent "e"

For Teachers K - 2nd
Large font and colorful images allow your students to study words including the silent "e". There are a total of nine words on separate slides with the consonants and vowels typed in different colors. Tip: While reading the words out...
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Christmas Rhymes

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
What better way for children to celebrate the holiday season than by practicing their phonemic awareness skills? Presenting young readers with a series of eight Christmas-themed words, this activity asks them to circle the words that...
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The Kid Will Win a Ship

For Students 1st Standards
Which word included the short /i/ sound: pirate or ship? Work on the short /i/ sound with your class by using the short poem provided here. Class members read the poem and answer three reading comprehension questions.
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She Needs Less Shell

For Students 1st Standards
Supply your pupils with some practice of the short /e/ sound. They read brief poem that includes several examples of words that include this sound. Once they are finished reading, class members respond to three reading comprehension...
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My First Hat

For Students 1st Standards
Practice the short /a/ sound with your class. To get it down, they read a short poem that supplies many examples of words that include the short /a/ sound. Once they are finished reading, learners answer three reading comprehension...
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Fun in the Sun

For Students 1st Standards
Don't shun this activity based around -un words! Class members read a quick poem full of -un words and then respond to three comprehension questions about the text.
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The Duck is Stuck

For Students 1st Standards
What luck! You've just found a resource that focuses on -uck words. It includes a short poem for kids to read that includes quite a few -uck words as well as three reading comprehension questions.