Word Study Activities
Every week, you must choose four different spelling activities and complete them with QUALITY on a separate sheet of paper. You must hand in homework each day. Please make sure to write the assignment on all homework turned in.
Type It Out - Type out your entire list of words on the computer. Change each vowel to a different color. Print out and hand in.
ABC Order - Write your entire list of words in alphabetical order.
Rainbow Words - Write your entire list of words using different colored crayons for each letter.
Backwards Words- Write your words forwards once, then backwards once. Both words should be on the same line.
Words without Vowels - Write or type all your words and replace all the vowels with a line.
Words without Consonants - Write or type all your words and replace all the consonants with a line.
Story Words - Write a short story using all your words.
Make It Different- Type your spelling list four times on a computer, with each list typed in a different font. Print it out & glue it into your notebook.
Draw It - Chose ten words. Draw a picture that represents each word. Be sure to label the drawing with the word.
Ransom Words - Write your words out by cutting letters out of a newspaper or magazine and gluing them onto a sheet of paper.
Reversed Words- Write your words in ABC order…backwards!!
Magazine Words- Use an old magazine or newspaper and find each of your words. Cut each word out and glue it into your notebook.
Other Handed Words- If you are right handed, write all your words with your left hand …and vice versa.
Choo-Choo Words- Write your entire list end-to-end as one long word, using different pencil colors or crayon colors for each different word (so that I can read them!)
30-second Words- Write a TV Commercial for an imaginary product using all of the words from your list.
Make it Mobile- Create a mobile from a coat hanger and interesting paper. Include all of your spelling words. Bring this in to share when this is completed.
A Different Kind of ABC Order- Write your words one time. Arrange the LETTERS of each word in alphabetical order when you write it a second time. Be careful…this really can be tricky!! Ex) because abceesu
Puzzlemaker- Make and complete a crossword puzzle with all your words on the website http://puzzlemaker.com/. When you are finished finding all the words, glue it into your notebook.
Design it- Write all of your spelling words in one continuous line to create a picture or design.
Four Times Each- Write each of your spelling words four times each neatly. These should be written across the page on the lines, not bunched up!
Sentences- Write a quality sentence for each one of your spelling words. The sentences should make sense and be in your best handwriting. Don’t forget to underline each spelling word.
*********New lists are sent home Friday for families to study.********
Also, Please check the word study test that comes home each Friday that we have a test. The test will be stapled to your child’s behavior chart. Please have your child write the words that he/she spelled incorrectly over the weekend. If there is a note that your child will retake the test, please study over the weekend.