• Spelling Activities List

    1. Color Words – When writing list of words, write vowels in one color and consonants with another color.
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    3. Rainbow Words – Write each word once in your best writing. Trace over it in another color. Trace over it with a 3rd color.
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    5. Silly Sentences – Write 10 silly sentences using 2 spelling words in each sentence.
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    7. Work Magic – Using your 10 spelling words, write the word once, then write it a 2nd time without the first letter, then write it without the first two letters. Repeat until the whole word disappears! Example: spell, -pell, --ell, ---ll, ----l
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    9. Shortest to Longest – Count the # of letters in each word. Then write the words in order from shortest to longest.
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    11. ABC Order – Write your spelling words in alphabetical order. Variation: Write in reverse ABC order.
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    13. Picture Words – Write your spelling words and create a picture with them. Be sure to label the pictures that match your spelling words.
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    15. Words in Words – Write your spelling words, then write as many words as you can discover from that word.
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    17. Ransom Words – Write your spelling words by cutting out the letters from a newspaper or magazine and cluing them to a piece of paper.
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    19. Telephone Words – Write each spelling word, then translate each into numbers from a telephone keypad. Example: SPELL – 77355
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    21. Pyramid Words – Write the first letter of the spelling word. Write the first 2 letters of the word below it. Then write the first three letters below that, etc.
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    Example:

    s

    sp

    spe

    spel

    spell