Includes 13 sets of spelling activities that can be used for the second half term of the year (weeks 7-12 of the spelling scheme).
nk (as in rank): The /ŋ/ sound spelt n before k
tch (as in catch): -tch
stressed er (as in herb): Vowel digraphs er (/ɜ:/) (stressed sound)
unstressed er (schwa) (as in under): Vowel digraphs er (/ə/) (unstressed schwa sound)
adding -S to the end of words: Adding s and es to words (plural of nouns and the third person singular of verbs)
adding -es to the end of words
adding -ing to verbs: Adding the endings –ing, –ed and –er to verbs where no change is needed to the root word
adding -ed to verbs
adding -er to verbs
adding -er to adjectives: Adding –er and –est to adjectives where no change is needed to the root word
adding -est to adjectives
words ending with -y (as in belly): Words ending –y (/i:/ or /ɪ/)
words with k (as in keep): Using k for the /k/ sound
Over 400 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