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Spelling Workout (Ages 8 - 11+) - an active spelling resource

Spelling Workout (Ages 8 - 11+) - an active spelling resource

Each letter of the alphabet coupled with a physical exercise/activity. Poster and instructional videos for each letter/exercise included. Recently I was working on a Closing The Gap project with some focus children in Upper Primary. The aim was to improve spelling ability with given rules. As part of the project I used physical activities to engage the pupils in learning their words. The results were largely positive. After the project was complete I spoke with the children and evaluated the process. They all agreed that doing physical activities to help with their spelling was really fun and engaging. I decided to build on this feedback as I wanted my whole class to have the opportunity to get physical with their spelling, and so Spelling Workout - Workout Spelling was created. A big thank you to my amazing teaching colleagues who demonstrated the physical activities for the videos. What is Spelling Workout - Workout Spelling? Spelling Workout - Workout Spelling designates a different physical exercise/activity for each letter in the alphabet. Pupils can work on their spelling words whilst working up a sweat. There are videos to accompany each letter that demonstrate the exercise/activity required. There are two sets, one aimed at early years (ages 4 - 7) and one for upper primary (ages 8 - 11). There is also a poster included that can be printed for the class or used as a reference sheet / handout. Why Spelling Workout - Workout Spelling? To engage pupils, encourage exercise and to have some fun with spelling. This is quite literally spelling exercise! You can use the alphabet or videos in any way you choose. Make it work for you. Below is just some ideas for class use, if you have any other suggestions please let me know. I’m always looking for ideas! Workouts for weekly spelling words Workouts for spelling out names Brain Breaks Spelling workstations / corners Shout Outs (where a teacher or a pupil lead and shout out letters for classmates to follow in a routine, at the end of the workout fellow pupils can guess the word)
alnero1816
Formal and in formal letter writing bundle featuring Harry potter

Formal and in formal letter writing bundle featuring Harry potter

I have bundled together seven resources which will be useful when revising skills needed for letter writing. The majority of these resources include extracts from the Harry Potter books and so will appeal to students familiar with the characters from the books or films. These resources will enable students to hone their letter writing skills but will also encourage further reading at the same time. Suitable for Potter fans of all ages.
jlimb
Spelling Workout (Ages 4 - 7) - an active spelling resource

Spelling Workout (Ages 4 - 7) - an active spelling resource

Recently I was working on a Closing The Gap project with some focus children in Upper Primary. The aim was to improve spelling ability with given rules. As part of the project I used physical activities to engage the pupils in learning their words. The results were largely positive. After the project was complete I spoke with the children and evaluated the process. They all agreed that doing physical activities to help with their spelling was really fun and engaging. I decided to build on this feedback as I wanted to my whole class to have the opportunity to get physical with their spelling, and so Spelling Workout - Workout Spelling was created. A big thank you to my amazing teaching colleagues who demonstrated the physical activities for the videos. What is Spelling Workout - Workout Spelling? Spelling Workout - Workout Spelling designates a different physical exercise/activity for each letter in the alphabet. Pupils can work on their spelling words whilst working up a sweat. There are videos to accompany each letter that demonstrate the exercise/activity required. There are two sets, one aimed at early years (ages 4 - 7) and one for upper primary (ages 8 - 11). There is also a poster included that can be printed for the class or used as a reference sheet / handout. Why Spelling Workout - Workout Spelling? To engage pupils, encourage exercise and to have some fun with spelling. This is quite literally spelling exercise! You can use the alphabet or videos in any way you choose. Make it work for you. Below is just some ideas for class use, if you have any other suggestions please let me know. I’m always looking for ideas! Workouts for weekly spelling words Workouts for spelling out names Brain Breaks Spelling workstations / corners Shout Outs (where a teacher or a pupil lead and shout out letters for classmates to follow in a routine, at the end of the workout fellow pupils can guess the word)
alnero1816
phonics extra practise

phonics extra practise

Useful either to send home as homework after learning a sound or for use as an independent activity after the teacher input. These are some sounds that my class were not able to read in a mock phonics test and so I am re-teaching the sounds and letter combinations. Sounds and letter combinations included: air ar au split digraph o-e and words that start with str
JohanneTripp
Were, We're and Where (PowerPoint and worksheets)

Were, We're and Where (PowerPoint and worksheets)

‘Were, We’re and Where’ is a 12 slide PowerPoint teaching resource which focuses on spelling skills and homophones. The resource explains the difference between were, we’re and where and teaches pupils how to use the words in the correct context. Contents include: Were, where and we’re definitions and examples. Consolidation of understanding activity. Peer assessment task. ‘Were, We’re and Where’ is ideal for KS2 or lower KS3
Teacher-of-English
Read, Write, Inc. Grapheme Selection Worksheets (No Assessment)

Read, Write, Inc. Grapheme Selection Worksheets (No Assessment)

This resource contains 10 sheets!!! There are 10 grapheme selection sheets (ay, ee, igh, ow, oo, or, air, ir, ou & oy). This resource can be used alongside Read, Write, Inc. (Grey group or off scheme) or as a seperate phonics/spelling resource. This resource allows children to select the ‘grapheme’ (the was a sound is written) for the correct ‘phoneme’ (the sound it makes). This is great as a lesson sheet, intervention or assessment tool. *the picture contains my logo, this is to avoid plagiarism, this is not on the paid resources. Thanks and enjoy! Mr H
Jords89
Grapheme Selection Tests

Grapheme Selection Tests

This resource contains 10 sheets!!! There are 10 grapheme selection tests for the same sound. This resource can be used alongside Read, Write, Inc. (Grey group or off scheme) or as a seperate phonics/spelling resource. This resource allows children to select the ‘grapheme’ (the was a sound is written) for the correct ‘phoneme’ (the sound it makes). This is great as a lesson sheet, intervention or assessment tool. *the picture contains my logo, this is to avoid plagiarism, this is not on the paid resources. Thanks and enjoy! Mr H
Jords89
Read, Write, Inc. Grapheme Choice Spelling Worksheet

Read, Write, Inc. Grapheme Choice Spelling Worksheet

This resource contains 20 sheets!!! There are 10 grapheme selection sheets (ay, ee, igh, ow, oo, or, air, ir, ou & oy) and 10 grapheme selection tests for the same sound. This resource can be used alongside Read, Write, Inc. (Grey group or off scheme) or as a seperate phonics/spelling resource. This resource allows children to select the ‘grapheme’ (the was a sound is written) for the correct ‘phoneme’ (the sound it makes). This is great as a lesson sheet, intervention or assessment tool. *the picture contains my logo, this is to avoid plagiarism, this is not on the paid resources. Thanks and enjoy! Mr H
Jords89
Literacy in science activities KS3/GCSE

Literacy in science activities KS3/GCSE

A selection of activities to support students literacy and increase their engagement in science. To be used in class, as homework or during tutor time for enrichment. the resources will help build a better understanding of science in the media and how the language of science was developed. This will support learners throughout their science career beyond A level
sophiemunday
Year 3 Whole Year Spelling Practice Sheets

Year 3 Whole Year Spelling Practice Sheets

Year 3 Spellings 36 weeks of three levels of spelling sheets for year 3, practice sheets (with handwriting guide for least able) all presented in a cursive handwriting font. Group 1 links with speed sounds 2 and 3 from WRInc. Group 2 covers words and rules expected from the year 2 curriculum Group 3 covers words and rules expected in the year 3 curriculum Also included, the overview of the rules covered by each group each week and an Excel sheet with all the words in. For the summer units, I have included all the resources I made to go with the practice sheets - synonym game powerpoints (hours they took!!!) crosswords and wordsearches and dictionary tasks Little and often, every day. I used these as a task to do every morning. Example: Autumn 1 Group 1 Yr1 List 30 ‘ay’ may I play Yr1 List 31 ‘ee’ what can you see Yr1 List 32 ‘igh’ fly high Yr1 List 33 ‘ow’ blow the snow Yr1 List 34 ‘oo’ poo at the zoo Yr1 List 35 ‘oo’ look at a book Group 2 Yr2 List 66 /j/ sound ‘-dge’ ‘-ge’ Yr2 List 67 /j/ sound spelled ‘g’ Yr2 List 67 /s/ sound spelled ‘c’ Yr2 List 68 Silent ‘k’ Yr2 List 68 Silent ‘g’ Yr2 List 69 Silent ‘w’ Group 3 Yr 3 List 94 Prefixes – ‘dis’, ‘mis’, ‘in’ Yr 3 List 92 Double end letter with prefix Yr 3 List 93 /ih/ sound spelled ‘y’ Yr 3 List 93 /u/ sound spelled ‘ou’ Yr 3 List 95 Prefixes –im-‘, ‘ir-‘ Yr 3 List 96 Prefix ‘re-‘
tryingtogetorganised
Year 3 Summer 2 Spelling Practice Sheets & Activities

Year 3 Summer 2 Spelling Practice Sheets & Activities

Year 3 Summer 2 Spellings 7 weeks of three levels of spelling sheets for year 3, practice sheets (with handwriting guide for least able) all presented in a cursive handwriting font. Group 1 links with speed sounds 2 and 3 from WRInc. Group 2 covers words and rules expected from the year 2 curriculum Group 3 covers words and rules expected in the year 3 curriculum Overview of the rules covered by each group each week and an Excel sheet with all the words in. Also included 20 minute activities: Cross words for group 2 and 3 Dictionary work for group 2 and 3 Synonym games for group 2 and 3 (takes about 45 mins to go through) Make your own Wordsearch for group 2 and 3 Wordsearches for group 1 Point point with words from each week for testing Little and often, every day. I used these as a task to do every morning/day.
tryingtogetorganised