Spelling

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Spelling strategies to try
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Making negative words with un- or dis-
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Making negative words
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Prefix and suffix slider
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Sort -ing words
An activity for students to sort 'ing' words into the correct  … read more
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Spelling and punctuation game
A fun board game for students to practise their spelling, punctuation  … read more
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Know the difference: where, were, wear, we're and ware
A SPaG worksheet explaining the differences between these words  … read more
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Know the difference: of and off
Students practise using 'of' and 'off' in sentences. A Magnet  … read more
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Spelling: ... ence or ... ance?
Students select the appropriate ...ence or ...ance word from  … read more
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Homophone holiday
Students insert the correct homophone. A useful worksheet that  … read more
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Exploring homophones
A quick introductory, starter or trouble-shooting resource, focusing  … read more
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Practising with prefixes
Students look at the prefixes 'un' and 'dis' and practise using  … read more
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Homophone Snap!
A quick starter game to introduce common homophones to students.  … read more
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Plurals rule!
The essential rules for plural spellings, with a card game to  … read more
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Gridtastic!
Lots of suggestions for word and spelling focused games with  … read more
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Spooky word webs
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The beginning and the end
This fun spelling game uses common word beginnings and endings  … read more
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Homophone maze
Students navigate their way through a maze of misspellings and  … read more
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Starters for all: plurals
Important plural rules. The 's', 'ies', 'ves' and 'es' are infinitely  … read more
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Starters for all: -able, -ible endings
These starters contain extension work. The -able and -ible are  … read more
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Exploring suffixes
Students select the right suffix for –ible and –able words,  … read more
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Key spellings for year 9
A series of key spellings for year 9, placed in sentences and  … read more
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Word games for spelling skills
Two games to use as starters.  … read more
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Compound words
Make as many compounds as possible from the words given.  … read more
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Sci-fi compound words
How many sci-fi compound words can you form from the words given?  … read more
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Confusable words
A handy resource for looking at common homophones.  … read more
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Homophones PowerPoint
Choose the correct homophone from a pair and identify and fix  … read more
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Plural forms of nouns PowerPoint
Simple and effective slides covering words ending in consonants,  … read more
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Spelling booklet (1) - subject specific words
The harder level of key words, set out in grids for pupils to  … read more
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Spelling booklet (2) - subject specific spellings
A challenging list of key words for most subjects in the curriculum.  … read more
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Spelling Booklet (SEN): subject specific words.
Grids for simple keywords found in most subjects in the curriculum.  … read more
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Choose the right words - Homophones
Fill in the gaps with the correct version of hear/here/their  … read more
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Look Cover Check blank spelling grid
A useful grid which encourages pupils to learn words that they  … read more
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Spelling booklet
The second booklet in a set of 3 that helps pupils to learn basic  … read more
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Spelling Booklet 1
A whole range of SAWAC tables to aid the memorising of word endings.  … read more
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Spelling Booklet 2
Another range of tables using the SAWAC method to learn word  … read more
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Spelling Booklet 3
A range of tables that encourage use of the SAWAC method to learn  … read more
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Spelling booklet SEN Book 1
This booklet uses the SAWAC method to help students learn very  … read more
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Spelling booklet SEN Book 3
The last (and hardest!) spelling booklet that aims to help pupils  … read more
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Spelling booklets cover
A generic cover for all the spelling booklets which includes  … read more
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Word scramble (Y7 W11 & Y8 W6)
Spell useful English words. Includes teacher's notes.  … read more
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Plural rules
Exploring s/es/ies plurals; f-ves plurals, plurals with vowels  … read more
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Word endings lesson starters
Materials for looking at -ible / -able / -shun endings, plus  … read more
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Of or off? Which do you use?
Fill in the missing word with of or off.  … read more
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Our or are? Which do you use?
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Personal word wall
Use this word wall to improve and record personal spellings.  … read more
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Adding -y and -ies
A poster showing when to add -y and when to add -ies.  … read more
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Allowed / aloud
A helpful poster explaining the difference between these easily  … read more
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Here / hear
A poster showing the difference between these two easily-confused  … read more
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Year 7 spelling bank lesson starters
Starter activities for classroom teachers. Originally designed  … read more
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Homophones
Find the 25 incorrect spellings in the passage…  … read more
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Plurals ending in y
Rule reminder and practice task.  … read more
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Vowels and Y starter activity
Lesson plan and resource.  … read more
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Lesson starters - spelling
2 user friendly lesson plans exploring vowel choices and unfamiliar  … read more
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Working word search
(Includes teacher cheat sheet - 2 pages)  … read more
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Working words
A lovely alphabet quiz.  … read more
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Handy hints for improving your spelling
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