Back to basics
1. Hit list
What is it? A list of commonly misspelled words to refer to during lessons
What users say "A very handy tool. I plan on laminating the lists and placing them on the children's desks."
2. Spelling pack
What is it? A set of cards detailing simple spelling activities and strategies
What users say "It will really help to boost students' confidence."
3. Charting success
What is it? A "look, say, cover, write and check" spelling chart to help students learn and revise spellings
What users say "I added some simple pictures of eyes (look), mouth (say), hand (cover), pencil (write) and checkmark (check) to help my visual learners recall the steps."
4. Expert advice
What is it? More than 140 pages of spelling worksheets and advice from an experienced English teacher and examiner
What users say "This is an outstanding resource and includes a wealth of material."
5. Match points
What is it? A simple PowerPoint introduction to common homophones
What users say "Thanks, a great resource."
6. Focus on fun
What is it? A series of colourful worksheets to make spelling practice exciting and fun
What users say "So colourful and engaging! I will use this as a classroom display, as well as a card activity and for sharing with parents. Can't wait to share with my colleagues."
7. Group effort
What is it? A lesson plan for teaching spelling to a whole class through cooperative learning
What users say "Impressive. Just the ticket for me, an overworked and exhausted special educational needs coordinator."
8. Spelling steps
What is it? A variety of quick spelling activities to help build skill bit by bit
What users say "I'm a newly qualified teacher and I have been struggling to find ways of making my weekly spelling group more interesting, interactive and fun. These challenges are a massive help."
9. Puzzle prompts
What is it? A collection of online, interactive word puzzles to help students practise spelling
What users say "Superb resources for starters or plenaries."
10. Home truths
What is it? An extensive list of spelling activities that have been designed for home learning, but would be equally helpful in the classroom
What users say "A useful reminder about multisensory approaches to teaching and reinforcing spelling."