Includes 16 sets of spelling activities that can be used for the first half term of the year.
words with ay as in play: Vowel digraphs AY /eɪ/
words with ee as in tree: Vowel digraphs EE /iː/
words with igh igh: Vowel trigraphs IGH /ʌɪ/
words with ow as in slow: Vowel digraphs OW /əʊ/
words with oo as in loop: Vowel digraphs OO /uː/
words with ar as in star: Vowel digraphs AR /ɑː/
words with or as in horn: Vowel digraphs OR /ɔː/
words with air air: Vowel trigraphs AIR /ɛː/
words with ir as in stir: Vowel digraphs IR /əː/
words with ou as in loud: Vowel digraphs OU /aʊ/
words with oy as in boy: Vowel digraphs OY /ɔɪ/
ff (as in cliff): The sounds /f/, /l/, /s/, /z/ and /k/ spelt ff, ll, ss, zz and ck
ll (as in grill)
ss (as in glass)
zz (as in jazz)
ck (as in kick)
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