One spelling assignment from the spelling choice board is due each Friday. Students are also responsible for correcting assignments graded <70%, completing incomplete or missed work, and reading for 15 minutes each night.
Alphabetize your words.
Challenge: add more words to your list in the correct order.
Write each word 3 times each.
Make a set of flashcards to study from.
Challenge: write the meaning or draw a picture to help you remember the meaning.
Take a practice spelling test with a parent and have them grade it (parent signature required).
Cut out letters from newspapers or magazines. Glue letters on paper to spell your words.
Challenge: find magazine pictures to match the words.
Write each of your words two times on two separate flashcards. Play memory with a parent, sibling or friend. Bring them to class to practice.
Draw a picture and “hide” your words in the picture. I need to be able to read the words.
Challenge: write a story about your picture.
Write a Story
Write a short story using 8 of your words. Underline each word within the story.
Write each word in a quality sentence.
Write your words using a blue pencil for consonants and a red pencil for vowels.
Type Your Words
Type your words on the computer.
Challenge: Type sentences with your words or add fancy clipart.
Use various objects to write your words.
For example: pasta, yarn, cereal, rice, beans, paper scraps, etc.
Please write your name and date at the top of your assignment page. Always have this choice board in your binder to reference. DO NOT REMOVE IT!