Below you will find the purple homework pages for the student spelling packets. On Friday the students turn in 6 pages total. Four papers come from in class morning work while two come from the purple homework pages. The spelling assessment is also Friday morning. Please help your child find success with their study habits and homework routine. Students who do not have their work completed with have the opportunity to complete their work during recess.
SPELLING ASSIGNMENTS FOR EACH WEEK!
Attached to the inside of the folder are regular weekly assignment choices that you hare to do as spelling homework. Each week, you must choose one activity from each inside half of the folder. The activities should be turned in together, no later than Friday of the assigned week. Remember to study for the spelling quiz or other assessment that will be given on each Friday.
SIDE ONE CHOICES:
1. Write each spelling word three times.
2. Write each spelling word three times. Block in each word using various crayon or marker colors.
3. Write each spelling word in a rainbow of colors. First, write the words with a red crayon. Next, trace over the words with a blue crayon. Finally, trace the words again with a green crayon. (You may choose 3 different colors, if you wish.)
SIDE TWO CHOICES:
1. Write each spelling word. Turn 2 or 3 letters of each word into "animals."
("o" can become turtles; "s" can become snakes, etc.)
2. Write your words in alphabetical order.
3. Write each word, making vowels blue and consonants red.
4. Print each word. Next to it, write the word in cursive.
5. Make a set of flashcards for studying your words.
6. Write your words as fractions, based as the number of vowels and consonants in each word. Example:
WORD VOWELS CONSONANTS
Because 4/7 3/7
7. Write your words with all the letters scrambled up. Then, ask a family member to unscramble the words. Correct that person's work, writing misspelled words correctly.
8. Use each spelling word in a sentence. Underline the spelling word. Correct spelling and grammar count.
9. Draw and color a picture. "Hide" the words in the picture. Do not color over the words.
10. Write the words on note cards. Make 2 sets of cards. Play "Memory Match" with a family member. (Parents, please sign that the game has been played.)
12. Write a short story, using at least 10 of your words. Please underline the words. The story must follow a sensible storyline.
13. Write your words on colored paper, or make them using other craft materials. Cut out each letter, and glue them to paper. (You may cut out the letters from magazines or newspapers.)
14. Write a rap, poem, song, or cheer, using all of your words.
Students can find spelling word lists and homework activities at Spelling City. Click on the link below: