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Spelling Challenge Activities

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Extra Challenge Spelling Activities

 

Choose one activity from each group and complete nightly. All assignments can be turned in for extra credit or in place of a Speller's Choice contract assignment. The work, such as illustrations or cutting and pasting, should be done on 8.5 x 11 copy paper (no construction paper please).  It should be neat with no spelling errors.

 

“Mix It Up” Monday 

• Neatly print each word 3 times each

• Psychedelic Spelling- Write each word 3 times in a different color crayon, colored pencil or marker

• Use the computer to print each word in a different font or color

• Make a word scramble and have a friend solve it

• Write each word 3 times with your right hand and 3 times with your left hand 

 

“Try It Out” Tuesday

 • ABC order and reverse ABC order

• Write each word with vowels in green and consonants in purple

• Write your words twice with your right hand, then twice with your left hand

• Cut individual letters out of a magazine or newspaper to spell your words

• Write 10 tongue twisters

 

“Wacky Word” Wednesday 

• Write 10 sentences that use all 15 spelling words

• Write a poem (rhyming, free verse or acrostic) using at least 10 words

• Cut individual letters out of a magazine or newspaper to spell your words

• Watercolor words- write spelling words using watercolor paints

• Write a story of your choice with at least 10 words

• Pyramid Power- repeat this pattern for each word           ex.   c

                                                                                      ca

                                                                                      cat

                                                                                     catc

                                                                                     catch          

 

“Thoroughly Know ’em” Thursday

• Parent Pop-Quiz- let your parent play “teacher” and give you a quiz on all your words

• Look up each word in the dictionary and write the guide words

• Following the pattern A=1, B=2, add up the value of each spelling word

• Fold a piece of paper into 8 boxes, illustrate each word

• Design a Word- write the words in bubble letters and decorate them



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