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Spelling

Spelling Patterns:
  • Words which begin with H PDF File - A worksheet (PDF) which helps Year One children to identify words which begin with the letter 'H'. Contributed by Lynn Harvey.
  • Medial Vowels Powerpoint Presentation - A fantastic Powerpoint presentation (1.6Mb) which can be used with children as part of your work on medial vowels. Contributed by Tina Godden.
  • Medial Vowels 2 Powerpoint Presentation - An updated version of the above presentation, which is slightly more difficult.
  • Making words with I, O and U PDF File - A PDF worksheet in which Year One children have to complete the words provided. Contributed by Lynn Harvey.
  • B, D or P? Word Document - Which letter goes with each word... is it B, D or P? Contributed by Sherrie Bendjedidi.
  • AA EE IGH OA OO Fish Word Document - A phonic resource for Phase 3 of the Letters and Sounds teaching sequence. These are great for your daily blending and segmenting activities. This SWF file can be opened with Internet Explorer, Smart Notebook, Powerpoint or Flash Player. Contributed by Planet Primary.
  • Read and Draw (NG) Word Document - Read and draw words with 'NG'. Contributed by Sherrie Bendjedidi.
  • Read and Draw (LL) Word Document - Read and draw words with 'LL'. Contributed by Sherrie Bendjedidi.
  • Read and Draw (CK) Word Document - Read and draw words with 'CK'. Contributed by Sherrie Bendjedidi.
  • Read and Draw (AI) Word Document - Read and draw words with 'AI'. Contributed by Sherrie Bendjedidi.
  • Read and Draw (OO) Word Document - Read and draw words with 'OO'. Contributed by Sherrie Bendjedidi.
  • Read and Draw (EE) Word Document - Read and draw words with 'EE'. Contributed by Sherrie Bendjedidi.
  • Read and Draw (EA) Word Document - Read and draw words with 'EA'. Contributed by Sherrie Bendjedidi.
  • Read and Draw (TH) Word Document - Read and draw words with 'TH'. Contributed by Sherrie Bendjedidi.
  • Read and Draw (SH) Word Document - Read and draw words with 'SH'. Contributed by Sherrie Bendjedidi.
  • Read and Draw (CH) Word Document - Read and draw words with 'CH'. Contributed by Sherrie Bendjedidi.
  • Initial and End Sounds PDF File - A requiring children to complete the initial and end sounds in each word. Contributed by Victoria Jackman.
  • Hot Potato! - An amusing game which encourages children to think about initial blends of words.
  • Phonics Worksheets PDF File - A set of 8 phonic worksheets for children to practise sounds like kn, mb, igh, ild, etc. Contributed by Jean Ivancic.
  • OUGH words Video File - A video which can be used to review spelling of OUGH words.
  • AI, AY or IGH Word Document - What is the correct spelling for the given words? Contributed by Sherrie Bendjedidi.
  • OW, OU or OA Word Document - Can children work out the correct spelling for each of the words given? Contributed by Sherrie Bendjedidi.
  • OO, EE or EA Word Document - Which spelling pattern goes with which word? Contributed by Sherrie Bendjedidi.
  • CH, SH or TH 1 Word Document - Do your children know which spelling pattern goes into the gaps? Contributed by Sherrie Bendjedidi.
  • CH, SH or TH 2 Word Document - A useful worksheet, which requires children to put the correct spelling pattern into the gap. Contributed by Sherrie Bendjedidi.
  • IGHT words Video File - A video which can be used to review spelling of IGHT words.
  • Spelling Necessary Video File - A video which can be used to review the spelling of necessary.
  • Shannon's Game Word DOCX Document - A game that helps children to recognise and predict common spelling patterns. Contributed by Roger Smith.
  • Bossy 'E' Card Game Word DOCX Document - A spelling game for teachers to supplement their teaching of the magic e. Contributed by Roger Smith.
  • Long A and Short A Word Document - A list of spellings, linked to the Long A and Short A sounds. Contributed by Laura Harwood.
  • Long E and Short A Word Document - A list of spellings, linked to the Long E and Short A sounds. Contributed by Laura Harwood.
  • Code Breakers (le words) Word Document - A code breaking activity, aimed at Year 3 children, requiring children to explore words with the le ending. Contributed by Laura Harwood.
  • Long 'i' phoneme Word Document - A set of wonderful activities to review children's knowledge of this sound, and of words which use it. Contributed by Laura Harwood.
  • I before E Video File - A video which can be used to review understanding of the spelling rule 'I before E'.
  • I before E video Video File - Use videos to help children remember their spelling rules.
Homophones:
  • Correct the Homophones - Use this worksheet to reinforce your children's knowledge of homophones.
  • Homophone Weekly - A fantastic way of helping children to remember different homophones.
  • There, Their and They're PDF File - Test your children on the correct usage of these words using this PDF worksheet. Contributed by Luke Townsend.
Suffixes and Prefixes:
  • Suffixes and Prefixes PDF File - A PDF file containing two posters explaining all about suffixes and prefixes. Contributed by Katie Bownes.
  • Suffixes worksheet PDF File - Write a suffix in the central shape. It is then the children's task to find as many words as they can which have that suffix. Contributed by Paul Litten.
  • Prefixes Word Document - A matching exercise, in which children sort words to their matching prefixes. Contributed by Maureen Rice.
Spelling Tips / Ideas:
  • Word Family Posters PDF File - A set of posters which can be used to reinforce word and spelling patterns. Contributed by Baljeet Saini.
  • Morning Spellings - Use spare minutes in the mornings to practise your spellings!
  • My Spellings Word Document - A useful sheet to help children to practise their spellings. Contributed by Lisa Daniels.
  • My Spellings Word Document - Help your children to learn spellings with this handy sheet. Contributed by Mayoori Jeganmogan.
  • Silent Letters Video File - A video which can be used to remind children about silent letters.
  • Spelling List PDF File - A PDF template which can be used to remind children (and parents) of the spellings that need to be learned. Contributed by Hafeez.
  • Misspelled Words - A list of 100 of the most mispelled words, and activities to help your class remember how to spell them correctly. Also includes a printable version of the 100 words.
  • Common Words Bingo Cards PDF File - A set of bingo cards which can be used to help children with spelling of the first 100 common words. Contributed by Janelle White.
  • Common Words Bingo Calling Cards PDF File - Calling cards to be used with the Common Words Bingo Cards. Contributed by Janelle White.
  • Spelling Sparkle - A fantastic way of reinforcing knowledge of spellings.
  • Phonic Clouds PDF File - An activity to enhance phonics skills, containing instructions and an example (in PDF). Contributed by Mary Gordon.
  • Spelling Tips - A simple spelling tip which could increase your children's spelling scores.
  • Spelling Advice for Parents Word Document - A handy list of tips to share with parents. Contributed by Roger Smith.
  • Using Spellings - A great idea for getting children to use the words in their spelling lists.
  • Spelling Sentences - Make up sentences using your weekly spelling test words.
  • Plurals Loop Cards Word Document - A set of loop cards, which help children to review regular and irregular plurals. Contributed by Sue Baxter.
  • Word Family Spellings PDF File - A large set of spellings (PDF) based on different word families - originally used with Year 4. Contributed by Tim Dawson.
  • Word Chop PDF File - A set of common words have been split into two pieces. Can you put them together to create the correct words? Contributed by Ahmed Shalaby.
  • Compound Words Word Document - A practical resource which develops children's understanding (and ability to create) compound words. Contributed by Maureen Rice.
  • Compound Word Activities Word Document - A wonderful set of activity cards which could also be used for display. Lots of examples of compound words with clues to help you work them out, contributed by Elsa.
  • Spell Well Activities PDF File - A selection of activities which can be used to help children to improve their spelling. Contributed by Michelle Vivad.

Resources:

Spelling Banner
Spelling Banner
PDF File
This Week's Spelling Words
This Week's Spelling
Words Banner
PDF File
Scrabble Club Banner
'Scrabble Club' Banner
PDF File
 
Spelling Tips
Spelling Tips Posters

Posters to help children to remember the spelling of some tricky words!
Palindromes Resources
Palindromes Resources

Ideas and resources to teach children about palindromes.
Irregular Plurals
Irregular Plurals

A number of resources to help children to remember the spelling of irregular plurals.
 

 

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