Spelling

Spelling Bingo


Silly Silly:

Write a silly
sentence for each of
the spelling words.
Same Same:

Find a synonym (a
word that has a
similar meaning) for
as many spelling
words as possible.
Alliteration Sentences: 

Write a sentence for 
each of
your spelling words
in your spelling
workbook using as
much alliteration as
possible.
Itty Bitty:

Make a list of as
many smaller words as 
you can find from the 
list of our spelling 
words in your 
workbook.
Example: spelling=
line, pile, pill, spell,
lip, pine, pin, peg...
Pyramid Writing:

Write your words one 
letter at a time to make 
a pyramid:
a
an
ani
anim
anima
animal
Even More Different:

Write a
list of as many
antonyms as you
can think of...the
more the better!!
Rainbow Writing:

Write out each of
your spelling words
5 times each using
five different
colours.
One or the Other?:

Write out all your
spelling words in
your spelling
workbook. Circle the
vowels in red and
the consonants in
blue.
Sound boxes

Write your word in sound boxes-one box for each sound.
eg. r/ai/n/b/ow
t/ea/p/o/t
Beat boxes

Break your words into beats-clap the beats first.
eg. en-gine
cat-er-pill-ar
Doodle Words

Write your words using
doodles to show what
each word means.
When you are done,
put a * by your favorite
doodle word.
Crosswords

See if you can create a scrabble crossword using as many of your words as possible.



Essential Spelling Lists


Essential List One
     a
     I
     it
     the
     was

   and
   in
   my
   to
   we
Essential List Two
   at
   but
   for
   got
   up
   had
   he
   is
   me
   went
   of
   on
   she
   so
   when
   that
   then
   there
   they
   you

Essential List Three
about
after
all
are
as
back

be
because
came
day
down
get
go
going
have
her
his
home
into
just
like
mum
not
one
our
out
said
some
were
with








Essential List 4
again
an
around
big
by
can
come
could
dad
did
do
first
food
from
good
has
him
house
if
little
next
night
no
now
off
old
only
or
other
over
people
put
ran
saw
school
see
started
their
them
this
time
took
two
us
very
well
what
will
would
your


Essential List 5
an
another
away
bed
been
before
best
brother
called
car
door
everyone
family
five
found
friend
fun
heard
here
know
last
left
long
looked
made
man
more
morning
name
never
once
play
really
room
something
still
thing
think
thought
three
through
told
too
walked
want
way
where
which
who
year


Essential List 6
also
always
asked
black
boy
bus
cat
coming
minutes
most
much
nice
opened
outside
cool
dark
decided
dog
eat
end
even
every
place
ready
ride
right
run
say
eyes
fell
felt
find
four
gave
getting
great
sister
sleep
suddenly
take
tell
ten
head
hit
how
inside
its
it’s
I’ll
I’m
top
town
tree
turned
until
wanted
jump
knew
later
life
live
lot
lunch
make
water
while
why
window
woke
yes


Essential List 7
any
baby
bad
ball
being
bit
boat
bought
camp
dead
died
doing
each
ever
everything
face
fast
father
few
finally
finished
game
girl
gone
ground
guard
hand
happened
happy
help
hole
hot
hour
let
look
many
money
mother
myself
new
parents
picked
playing
presents
road
side
small
sometimes
soon
say
stop
swimming
tea
than
tried
under
wait
won
work
world


Commonly Misspelt Words – List One

a
aeroplane
allowed
arrived
b
beautiful
believe
board
boat
bought
broke
brother
buy

c
cannot
caught
clothes
coming
course


d
decided
didn’t
different
disappeared
doesn’t
e
everyone
everything
everywhere
f
favourite
finally
frightened
front
g
guard

h
happened
hiding
hospital
hungry
hurt
i
inside

k
kept

l
later
lot
m
met
minute
myself


n
nearly
nice
noise

o
opened
outside
p
passed
piece
police
present

r
ready
really
remembered
running
s
scared
someone
spare
started
stopped
straight
suddenly
swimming

t
things
threw
tired
turned

u
upstairs
usually

w
we’re
whole
without

y
you’re





 Commonly Misspelt Words – List Two



a
absence
acquire
address
advertise
advice (noun)
advise (verb)
among
apparent
argument
athlete
awful
b
balance
becoming
before
benefit
breathe
brilliant

c
calendar
careful
category
ceiling
certain
chief
citizen
competition
convenience
criticise
d
decide
definite
deposit
describe
desperate
develop
difference
discipline
does
during
e
easily
eight
either
equipped
exaggerate
excellent
except
exercise
expect
experience
experiment
explanation
f
fascinating
fundamental
g
generally
grammar
guarantee
guidance

h
happiness
heroes
i
identity
imaginary
imitation
incidentally
intelligent
interesting
interfere
interpretation
invitation
irrelevant
irritable
island
j
jealous
judgment

l
laboratory
length
lesson
library
licence (noun)
license (verb)
loneliness
losing
lying
m
marriage
mathematics
medicine
miniature
minute
mysterious

n
naturally
neighbour
neither

o
official
often
omission
operate
optimism
original
ought
p
paid
parallel
particularly
peculiar
perceive
perform
permanent
persevere
personally
persuade
p
picture
planning
pleasant
political
possess
possible
practical
prejudice
presence
privilege
p
probably
professional
promise
proof
psychology
q
quantity
quarter
quiet
quit
quite
realise
recognise
recommend
reference
repetition
restaurant
rhythm
ridiculous
s
sacrifice
safety
scissors
secretary
shining
similar
sincerely
soldier
speech
stopping
strength
studying
succeed
surely
t
temperature
temporary
through
thorough
toward
tries
twelfth

u
unusual
using
usually
v
village

w
welcome
whether
writing

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