Spelling Activities - Due Each Friday
15 Points Each Week
Each week you are to complete activities worth at least 15 points. Be sure that each activity is recorded in your homework packet with parent initials.
**** Try to choose a variety of activities throughout the year :)
5 Point Activities -
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Activity #1 Put spelling words in ABC order.
Activity #2 Type all the spelling words on the computer
Activity #3 Take a practice test.
Activity #4 Make a set of spelling flash cards to study.
Activity #5 Have a family member scramble the spelling words, then you unscramble the words.
Activity #6 Fraction Words – Example: house 3/5 of the letters are vowels. 2/5 of the letters are consonants
10 Point Activities
Activity #7 Write your words in three different colors. Write it once with one color, and then choose another color and rewrite the words, finally choose a last color and write words again.
Activity #8 Write an antonym (opposite) for each word.
Activity #9 Write a synonym (same) for each word.
Activity #10 Write a root word or add to the root word of each spelling word (by adding a prefix or suffix to the original word)
Activity #11 Cut letters out of magazines or newspaper to make at least 8 of your spelling words.
Activity #12 Write the dictionary guide words for ten of your spelling words.
Activity #13 Write the part of speech for each spelling word (noun, verb, adjective).
Activity #14 Fraction words Example - the word house. 3/5 of the letters are vowels, 2/5 of the letters are consonants.
Activity #15 Write each spelling word/ identify each word’s part of speech (noun, verb, adjective)
Activity #16 Write a sentence using each spelling word.
Activity #17 – create a word search using all the words and then solve it. (puzzlemaker.com)
15 Point Activities
A=$1 B=$2 C=$3 D=$4 E=$5 F=$6 G=$7 H=$8 I=$9
J=$1 K=$2 L=$3 M=$4 N=$5 O=$6 P=$7 Q=$8 R=$9
S=$1 T=$2 U=$3 V=$4 W=$5 X=$6 Y=$7 Z=$8
Activity #18 Shop and Sell! - Using the chart above, write the value of each word. Example HOUSE h=$8 o=$6 u=$3 s=$1 e=$5 = $23.00 total.
Activity #19 Write a poem using all the spelling words - underline spelling words.
Activity #20 Create a crossword puzzle including clues using only 10 of your spelling words. Have a family member solve it.
Activity #21 Write a story using 10 spelling words. Underline the spelling words in the story.
Writing your spelling words 10 times each can be a little redundant to say the least. Why not take advantage of this freebie and keep your students engaged in meaningful spelling practice that is fun? This choice board is easy to use. It can be used as classroom practice, homework practice, or independent work time.
This set contains one spelling choice board with nine spelling activities to choose from and 5 activity sheets that go along with the Choice Board.
Do you have tiny etymologists in your classroom that need to be challenged? Or possibly, do you teach 4th or 5th grade students and you're looking for more challenging spelling activities? Take advantage of another freebie and keep your students engaged in meaningful spelling practice that is engaging and purposeful! You can find the challenge version at ChallengeSpellingActivities
Use over and over again with your weekly spelling words.
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