The 1-1-1 spelling rule explains why there is a double “t” in hotter, but not in hotly. The rule explains why there is a double “t” in fatter, but not in faster. The 1-1-1 spelling rule might be tricky, but the board game is FUN. Students take turns drawing a card. If they draw a card that follows the 1-1-1 spelling rule (big + er = bigger) they get to double their roll and move twice the distance on the board.
This resource includes a word sort to help students discover the rule and 3 worksheets with answer keys to reinforce the spelling rule after the fast paced spelling game.