Word Work for Upper Elementary - Spelling Style

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2nd - 4th
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This made spelling fun for my students and they gained a deeper understanding through the activities.
The kids love to complete these word work tasks, they're so engaging! It requires more thought and application than a typical worksheet!


Word work activities for upper elementary! The focus is for the students to gain a deeper understanding of their spelling words!

These are highly engaging, rigorous, and low prep activities that can be used in centers or in daily review!

The activities can be used with any set of words! You can use task cards with scrap paper for little prep or use the printable!

Why will these activities help your students grow and make you happy?

Engagement- Many of these activities include engaging ideas and things students are interested in. Students will love practicing their spelling words.

Many Choices- Students are able to choose a way to practice words in ways that interest them! Also, teachers have choices and new ideas for ways to practice words!

Rigor- There are many activities that will make students think deeply about the words! This isn't just a spell the word several times type of product. It requires students to think highly and spell their words in a real-life context.

Low-Prep- All you have to do is print and go!

Activities Include:

1. Facebook

2. Instagram

3. Texting

4. Scrabble

5. Find the Word (book searching)

6. Make a song

7. Business Owner

8. My rules

9. Comic Writing

10. Riddles

11. Look it Up

12. Technology Words

13. Hashtag words

14. Roll It

15. Make a Bingo

16. Play a Game

17. Teach It!

18. Word Search

19. Make a Quiz

20. Build It

What are others saying?!

Kendall H.- "I love these centers for spelling or vocabulary! They are engaging and relatable and the students enjoy doing them!"

Mary R.- "I have been looking for something like this! I love the choice it gives to help keep word work centers fun and engaging!"

Lisa H.- "Another amazing resource! Just what I need to incorporate more word work into my reading centers. Thank you!"

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I wanted my students to practice spelling words, but I wanted them to also be challenged. These activities were created so that they could practice spelling the words, but get creative and use their higher-level thinking skills!

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