Includes 17 sets of spelling activities that can be used for the third half term of the year (weeks 13-17 of the spelling scheme).
words with oi (as in coin): Vowel digraphs oi
words with ai (as in brain): Vowel digraphs ai
words with a_e (as in lane): Vowel split digraphs a–e
words with ea (as in weak): Vowel digraphsea (/i:/)
words with i_e (as in glide): Vowel split digraphs i–e
words with o_e (as in code): Vowel split digraphs o–e
words with u_e (as in cube): Vowel split digraphs u–e
words with aw (as in draw): Vowel digraphs aw
words with are (as in care): Vowel trigraphs are (/ɛə/)
words with ur (as in surf): Vowel digraphs ur
words with ow (as in owl): Vowel digraphs ow (/aʊ/)
words with e (as in she): Long vowel e
words with oa (as in road): : Vowel digraphs oa
words with ew (as in grew & few): Vowel digraphs ew
words with ire (as in fire): Vowel trigraphs ire
words with ear (as in fear): Vowel trigraphs ear
words with ure (as in pure): Vowel trigraphs ure /ʊə/
Over 500 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