3rd Grade Spelling Activities For the Whole Year! Differentiated! (2nd Edition)

3rd Grade Spelling Activities For the Whole Year! Differentiated! (2nd Edition)
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Supplemental product to go along with our 3rd Grade Spelling Lists for the Whole Year! (2nd Edition) Customers have asked for activities to go along with the weekly differentiated lists, and here they are! Words and concepts correlate to Third Grade Fundations Units (2nd Edition), so it's a perfect supplement to this program. But you don't need to have the Fundations program to use these activities! Included are ready-to-go engaging activities that directly correspond to every list, each week at 3 DIFFERENTIATED LEVELS!
A new activity every week to match the needs of all your students!

If you are interested in this product PLUS the weekly spelling lists that correlate, go to
3rd Grade Spelling Lists PLUS Activities for the Whole Year! (2nd Edition)

This product Includes three differentiated levels!

Level 1 (indicated by an asterisk) includes the SECOND GRADE "on grade level" phonics and sight words for 3rd grade students who need more foundational practice mastering the 2nd grade concepts.

Level 2 (indicated by level a) is "on grade level" for third grade and includes phonics words and sight words for every Fundations Third Grade Unit!

Level 3 (indicated by level b) is "above grade level" and includes more sophisticated words and vocabulary, while still incorporating the third grade phonics concepts and all third grade sight words.

Activities included:
•High-Medium-Low Spelling Cheer
•Letter Graph
•Shape Match
•Spelling Word Bingo
•Spelling Memory
•ABC Order
•Venn Diagram Word Compare
•Word Search
•Secret Code Spelling
•Guess the Word
•Keyboarding Fun
•Spelling Story
•Missing Letters
-Make a Hidden Picture
-Definition Match
•Mystery Writing
•Word Race
•Make Your Own Word Search
•Draw Your Word
•Crossword Puzzle
•How Much is Your Word Worth?
•Word Scramble
•Rainbow Writing
•What Word is Missing?
•Missing Vowels
•Contraction Break
•Contraction Sentences
•Move and Spell
•Spin and Spell
•Song Writing
•Word Riddles
•Dice Spelling
•Spelling Baseball

These activities can be used in your classroom in a variety of ways:

•Use these activities to supplement our Weekly Spelling Lists--they can be used at centers, group work, independent spelling practice, or homework. The activities correspond to the specific words on the lists.

•Use these activities as weekly phonics/concept practice. Use them to practice and reinforce concepts each week at centers, group work, independent work, or homework!

You DO NOT need to use Fundations to implement this product. These activities will work as a supplement to any 3rd Grade Literacy Program! See the focus areas for each week below!
Unit 1:
-trigraph tch, sound of “a” following qu or w
-glued sound and closed syllable exceptions
Unit 2:
-suffixes (s/es; /s/ and /z/ sounds of s; vowel and consonant suffixes; ed; /t/, /d/, and /id/ sounds of ed)
-1-1-1 words, adding suffixes to 1-1-1 words (double last consonant if vowel suffix is added)
-1-1-1 words, adding suffixes to 1-1-1 words (double last consonant if vowel suffix is added), after x
Unit 3:
-vce syllables; sounds of s between vowels; /k/ spellings, rules of syllable division
Unit 4:
-ve, -ive suffix
-vce words with suffixes
Unit 5:
-accented/unaccented syllables, schwa sound
-words ending in “et”sounding like /it/
Unit 6:
-open syllable review; combination of syllable types, sounds of y at end of one and two syllable words
-schwa with a
-schwa with i
Bonus Unit:
-closed and open syllable prefixes
-closed syllable roots
Unit 7:
-adding suffixes to words ending in y
-pluralizing words ending with y and o
Unit 8:
-consonant-le syllable, el vs. le
-adding suffixes to consonant -le
--tion, -sion
Unit 9:
-r-controlled; r-controlled combined with other syllables; r-controlled exceptions
-ar and or say /er/ at end of multisyllabic words; ir and ur never at end of words
- effect of w on ar and or; suffix ward; 1-1-1 with r-controlled
Unit 10:
double vowel syllables; combined with other types; focus on long o (oa, ow, oe), long a (ai, ay, eight, ei, ea), and long i (igh)
-double vowel syllables; focus on long long e (ee, ea, ey, ei, ie); ea both short and long; long u (ui, ue, ew, ou, oo); 2 sounds of oo
-Adding suffixes to double vowel words
Unit 11:
-Contractions (2 weeks)
Unit 12:
-soft sounds of c and g before e, i, y
-Adding suffixes after soft c and ge; -dge, -dge with suffixes
Unit 13:
-ch as /k/; digraph ph
-silent letters wr, rh, gn, kn, mn, mb, gh
Unit 14:
-ture, tu, ti, ci
--ous, -al, -ent, -an

**Please visit our store if you are interested in Spelling Lists and Activities for Grades 1-5!

Note: This file is an independent product and it is not affiliated with, nor has it been authorized, sponsored or otherwise approved by Fundations/Wilson.

CCSS Standards Addressed:
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Identify and know the meaning of the most common prefixes and derivational suffixes.
Decode words with common Latin suffixes.
Decode multisyllable words.
Read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Use conventional spelling for high-frequency and other studied words and for adding suffixes to base words (e.g., sitting, smiled, cries, happiness).
Use spelling patterns and generalizations (e.g., word families, position-based spellings, syllable patterns, ending rules, meaningful word parts) in writing words.
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