Write silly sentences using a spelling word in each by uqg13255


									                                                    Write silly sentences
   First write each word in pencil.
                                                using a spelling word in each
  Then trace over each word three
                                              sentence. Please underline your
  times. Each time you trace, you
                                               spelling words! Write neatly!
    must use a DIFFERENT color
crayon. Trace neatly and you will see          Example: My dog wears a blue and
              a rainbow!                       purple dress when he takes a bath.

Draw and color a picture. Hide your
 spelling words inside your picture.         Write your spelling words forwards
                                             and then backwards. Write neatly!
  Show your picture to someone
  and see if they can find your                  Example:     where      erehw
          hidden words!

“Pyramid write” your spelling words.         Can you think of a really fun way to
      You must write neatly!                    practice your spelling words?
   *Example:     home      h                           Then go for it!
                           ho                Be sure to explain your activity so
                          hom                 that I can share it with the class!

 First write your spelling words in a           Write a story using ALL of your
list. Then write them in ABC order.           spelling words. Be sure to underline
                                             your spelling words in your paragraph.

   For an extra bonus, write your                      You may type your story and
                                                        email it to me if you like!
    words in reverse ABC order!

        Draw and label your
    spelling words. You MUST                  You are going to write your spelling
  color your drawings and labels.              words two times. First write in
                                               regular letters. Then write the
Don’t forget to add a lot of great              words again in squiggly letters!
 detail! Do your very best work!

Write each of your spelling words.            Write your spelling words in bubble
                                             letters. After you write your words in
 You will need a blue colored pencil.
                                              bubble letters, color your words with
  Trace over the vowels in each
                                                   a crayon or colored pencil.
word with your blue colored pencil.

         Vowels = a e i o u

                                                 Choose one of your spelling words.
                                                Write an acrostic poem for that word.
 Write each spelling word three times.
   First, write each word in pencil.            You must also ILLUSTRATE your poem.
  Second write each word in crayon.
                                               *Example:     Fun in the sky.
  Third, write each word in marker.
                                                  fly        Laps around clouds.
       You MUST write neatly!
                                                             Yes! I’m free!

       Each letter has a value.
     *Consonants are worth 10.                  Your job is to write a creative letter
        *Vowels are worth 5.                    to Superman (or another super hero).
Write your spelling words. Then add up
                                                In your letter, you must use each of
   the value of each spelling word.
                                                  your spelling words. Be sure to
                                               underline your words as you use them.
   said- 10 + 5 + 5 + 10 = 30

Count your spelling words. Draw one               Fold a piece of paper three times lengthwise
                                                    (making three long rectangular columns).
 shape for each word. Then write
                                                      Write your words in the first column.
 your spelling words inside each of                Then write them again with the letters all
             the shapes.                           mixed up (scrambled) in the second column.
                                                    Put your words aside. Come back later to
Examples:     babies         cried                     unscramble your words. Write the
                                                     unscrambled words in the third column.

                                                  Write each of your spelling words.
  Write a poem using several of your
 spelling words. Underline the words                Then go back and circle all of the
 that you use. Illustrate your poem.                   consonants in your words!

                                                      Don’t forget to write neatly!
      You can write any type of
      poem that you like. Enjoy!

Write each of your spelling words.
                                             Draw and color an outdoor picture.
 Then go back and circle all of the          Count your spelling words. Draw a
   vowels in your spelling words!           bee for each of your spelling words.
   Don’t forget to write neatly!
                                            Then write the words inside each of
                                             the “spelling” bees. Write neatly!

                                             Write a riddle for each of your spelling
 Write a goofy spelling story using             words. Don’t forget to add the
    each of your spelling words.                    answers to your riddles.
 Be sure to underline your words              *Example- I cry when I am hungry. I wear
         as you use them.                     diapers. I am cute and cuddly. What am I?
 Illustrate and color your story!                          *Answer- Baby

       Write ten of your                    Count your spelling words. Draw a shape
                                             for each word. Then trace each shape by
     spelling words in dots.
                                               writing your spelling words around them!

 Then connect the dots by tracing


  over them with a colored pencil.

                                               Write each of your spelling words.
Write a TV commercial using all               Next to each word, write a rhyming
    of your spelling words.                  word. If necessary, your rhyming word
                                              can be a nonsense word (as long as it
 Read it to a parent or sibling!               follows the same spelling pattern).
                                                    *Example:          cries            tries

Come up with a code for each letter of the
    alphabet. Write down your code.
                                                     Write each of your spelling
*Example: a=         b=         c=                   words using fancy letters.

Then write your spelling words in code.               Your letters can have curly-q’s
You must write the actual spelling word              or dots, for example. Have fun!
      next to the “code word.”

Use sign language finger spelling to sign                 Write your spelling words
      the spelling of your words.                             two times each.
       Check out Unity Kid’s site                   First, write each word in UPPERCASE
http://www.unitykid.com/signlanguage.html           letters. Second, write each word in
   to see animated hands making the                           lowercase letters.
      letters so you can practice!
                                                         *Example- SLIDE       slide

                                            Write each of your spelling words
  Write each of your spelling                     across and then down
words. Write each letter using               (starting with the first letter).

  a different colored pencil!          *Examples- w h e n        four
                                                  h              o
   *Example-   colorful                           e

Use Play-Doh or clay to sculpt         Write your spelling words in the air using
     your spelling words.               your finger. Have a partner read your
                                               words as you write them
                                       OR have a partner air write and your job
                                                 is to read the words.

  Number the alphabet from 1-26.                 Use your finger to spell out each of your
                                                  spelling words, one letter at a time, on
  Example: a=1, b=2, c=3, d=4, etc.
                                                          your mom or dad’s back.
   Then convert your words to a
           number code.                                Then it’s YOUR turn to try to
You must write the actual spelling word next
                                                              FEEL and spell!
           to the “code word.”

 Pretend you are a cheerleader and call
     out the letters of your words!                Write the entire list end-to-end as one
Cheer up high for letters that touch the          long word (like a train). Use a different
    top handwriting line (ex. t and l),                colored crayon for each word.
 hands on hips for middle letters (ex. a
   and e), and cheer down low for low                               Ex.
           letters (Ex. y and j).                             hopmopestopdrop

Make a square of 4 rows of dots with 4 dots in
each row. If the word is spelled correctly, the     Go outside to a sandbox and
player can connect two dots. When a square is
  formed, he can write his initials in the box.
                                                    write your words in the sand!
           .    .    .      .
           .    .____.      .                         Be sure to clean up afterwards!
           .    .    .      .
           .    .    .      .

   Use an Etch-A-Sketch to                           Find a countertop or flat surface
                                                   that can be cleaned easily. Spray a
   write your spelling words.
                                                    small amount of shaving cream and
                                                    spread it out. Write your spelling
 Read the words to a parent or                     words in the shaving cream and be
    sibling before erasing.                            sure to clean up afterwards!

                                          Write a friendly letter to a friend or
                                        family member using each of your words.
Make a hopscotch board on your
                                          Underline the spelling words that you
sidewalk or driveway with chalk.
                                                   use in your letter.
                                            After your homework is
Write letters instead of numbers
                                          checked, you can MAIL your
      and HOP your words!

Use an old magazine and find
                                           Write each of your words on two different
 your words (or the letters              index cards. Turn all the cards face down and
 that make up your word).                 mix them up. Lay out your cards in rows (like
                                           Concentration) and flip over two cards at a
                                           time. Read each card aloud to see it they
Cut them out and glue on your             match. Keep them if they match or flip over
           paper.                                        and try again!

   Write sentences using each of your               Draw a picture of a great big
 spelling words. You may use more than          flower. Write each of your spelling
  one word in a sentence, but you must          words on one of the flower petals or
       write at least 10 sentences.             on a leaf. Draw extra flowers if you
                                                           run out of room.
   Underline your spelling words.

Write your words on graph paper. Write
“middle” letters, one letter in each box.
 Use two boxes for “tall” letters like t           First write your words in a list.
and l and “low” letters like j and g. Then       Then look at your telephone keypad.
outline the words using different colors.          Translate each letter into the
                                                 numbers on the keypad. Now write
                                                 your spelling words using this code!

 Toss (or roll) a ball back                Type your spelling words on the
 and forth with a partner.                 computer. Make each word have
You say the 1st letter, and then toss       a different font. You can even
and your partner says 2nd letter, and           email your words to me.
              so forth.

Make a word search puzzle using
                                            Write each of your spelling words
      your spelling words.
                                            using a pencil. Then trace around
 Use the Discovery School’s
                                             each word with a crayon, colored
     online Puzzle Maker
                                                    pencil, or a marker.
    Then find your words!
                                                Use old magazines, catalogs, or
 Write each spelling word and then
                                                 newspapers to cut out letters.
write at least two words made from            Glue the letters down on a piece of
  the same letters that is hidden                  paper to spell your words.
           inside the word.                   *Helpful Hint: Cut out lots of extra
           Example: slide                   letters. Store them in a Ziploc bag for
    side    lie   lid   led   etc.           future use. This is a huge timesaver!

First write your spelling words             Arrange alphabet pasta or
   the way you usually do it.              Alphabits cereal to form your
Then, try writing the list with             spelling words. Glue onto a
       your other hand!                            piece of paper.

Take a practice test. Have your Mom or          Use a tape recorder to record
Dad ask you to spell your spelling words.        your spelling words and their
   Write them on a list. Check your
                                                spelling. Then rewind your tape
 practice test and correct any missed
  words. This would be an especially            and listen to it, checking to see
     good activity to complete on                that you spelled all the words
           Thursday night.                                 correctly.

 Draw four bases on a piece of paper
or lay out four pillows to be the bases.        Write your spelling words on a list,
  The pitcher selects a word. If the           but replace all the consonants with a
 batter can spell the word correctly,           line. Then go back to the beginning
      he moves forward one base.               of your list and see if you can fill in
  A point is earned every time you                 the correct missing consonants.
           pass home plate.
  Practice your spelling                        Write your spelling words on a list,
words in Spelling Bee style.                      but replace all the vowels with a
 Spell your words out loud                      line. Then go back to the beginning
                                                of your list and see if you can fill in
  to a parent or sibling.                            the correct missing vowels.

                                                  Write a song or rap that
  Make a set of flashcards to practice
 your spelling words. When you look at
                                                    includes your words!
your flashcard, read the word and then          Share with a friend or family
             spell it out loud.                           member.
  *Example-        there       t-h-e-r-e.
     Use Morse Code to spell your words.
                                                       Use Scrabble tiles to spell out
 It is a series of dots (1 count) and dashes (3
          counts). Check out this site,                      your spelling words.
http://www.morsecode.dutch.nl/alphabet.html           For a little extra math practice,
to see the international (NATO) Morse Code          figure out the point value of each of
             so you can practice!
                                                                  your words!

     In a darkened room, use a                       Spray a small amount of whipped cream
                                                     (or anything else you can eat) on a plate
  flashlight to write your spelling
                                                                and spread it out.
          words in the air.
 Have a partner read your words as you
 write them OR your partner can “flash
                                                     Write your spelling words and be
write” the words and your job is to read.             sure to clean up afterwards…

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