Your child might:
*Sort their words by the appropriate feature for the week. (ex. Long a and Long o)
*Look for your Spelling words and features in magazines and newspapers. Glue them onto a sheet of paper and make a poster.
*Make spelling triangles with their words.
*Write their words using red for vowels and blue for consonants.
*Use scrabble tiles to spell their words
*Write each word on two index cards and play Concentration (memory).
*Use alphabet macaroni or alphabet cereal to practice their words.
*Find creative ways to illustrate some of the words.
*Type the words on the computer. Change color or font—anything to make it more fun!
*Make a word search with the words.
*Write them fancy with marker or crayon.
*Write each word in a sentence. Circle the nouns and underline the verbs.
*Use magnet letters to practice spelling the words.
*Write the words in creative ways: bubble letters, block letters, different colors for vowels and consonants.
*Have your students think of other words that use the same feature being studied and write both the spelling words and the new words in a column.
*Write your words in ABC order.
*List your words under nouns, verbs, and adjectives.
*Use all of your words in a story called One Crazy Day or make up your own.
*Go to Spellingcity.com and use the program to practice your words.