Includes 15 sets of spelling activities that can be used for the fourth half term of the year (weeks 18-22 of the spelling scheme).
words with e_e (as in these): Vowel split digraphs e–e
words with ea (as in tread): Vowel digraphs ea (/ɛ/)
words with ue (as in blue & argue): Vowel digraphs ue
words with oo (as in hook): Vowel digraphs oo (/ʊ/)
words with oe (as in toe): Vowel digraphs oe
words with ie (as in pie): Vowel digraphs ie (/aɪ/)
words with ie (as in field): Vowel digraphs ie (/i:/)
words with ore (as in core): Vowel trigraphs ore
words with au (as in fauna): Vowel digraphs au
words with ear as in bear: Vowel trigraphs ear (/əː/)
words with ear as in earth): Vowel trigraphs ear (/ɛə/)
words with ph (as in alpha): New consonant spellings ph and wh
words with wh (as in wham)
words that end with ve (as in cave): The /v/ sound at the end of words
words prefixed with un: Adding the prefix –un
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