Includes 11 sets of spelling activities that can be used for extension activities with more-able students and during the final term to assist the transition to move up to the next year. Also suitable for ages 6–7 years.
words that end with ge (as in cage): The /dʒ/ sound spelt as ge and dge at the end of words, and sometimes spelt as g elsewhere in words before e, i and y
words that end with dge (as in edge)
words with ge/gi/gy/j
words with c (as in nice): The /s/ sound spelt c before e, i and y
words that begin with kn/gn: The /n/ sound spelt kn and (less often) gn at the beginning of words
words that begin with wr: The /r/ sound spelt wr at the beginning of words
words with -ture (as in picture): Words with endings sounding like /tʃə/
words that end with le: The /l/ or /əl/ sound spelt –le at the end of words
words that end with el: The /l/ or /əl/ sound spelt –el at the end of words
words that end with al: The /l/ or /əl/ sound spelt –al at the end of words
words that end with il: Words ending –il
Over 350 spelling and writing activity sheets with magic themed writing challenges along with a Spelling Wizard certificate, activity guide and Powerpoint flashcards.
Powerpoint flashcards can be used on whiteboards and screens and printed off and used as cards or for displays.
– Wave your Wand:
Trace the spelling in lowercase, uppercase and cursive
– Write on a Web:
Trace the spelling with funky spider writing
– Magic Mirror:
Have a go at the tricky challenge of writing the spelling backwards!
– Spelling Cauldron:
Match each letter of the spelling to the letters above the cauldron
– Wizard’s Washing Line:
Cut out the mixed up letters at the bottom of the sheet and then stick them in the correct order to the washing line
– Word races:
Cut out and glue the dice. Roll it and write the word. Which word gets to the finish line first? (Play alone and with a friend)
– Word Art:
Colour the space style words and have a go at creating your own
A free long term planner is available here
including details of all available units.
Resources are also available for high frequency words
(as introduced in the Foundation Stage) and exception words for Year 1