Year 1 - CEW Spelling Practise/Booster Intervention

An activity to support children to learn to spell the 45 Year 1 Common Exception Words and to practise using these words in sentences.
The children are shown the letters that they need to write one of the words and can then use the letters to write the word on their whiteboard. They are then shown how to spell the word correctly and can check and correct their word if needed. The following slide gives an example of the word being used in a sentence with an accompanying picture eg I am happy __ . Children to then practise spelling the missing focus word again before the correct spelling of the word is revealed in the sentence.

This activity covers nine weeks with 5 spellings to learn each week.

This activity could also be used as part of a spelling intervention or booster group to support children to learn to spell Year 1 CEW.

You can download week 1 only for free here -

To download the spelling lists for free -

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  • Spelling-Scoresheet.pptx
  • Week-by-week-spelling-lists.pptx
  • Spelling-Fun.pptx

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Created: May 6, 2019

Updated: Feb 17, 2020


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