Monday, January 23, 2012

Fun Ways to Practice Your Spelling Words

ABC order- Write your words in alphabetical order.

Rainbow Words - Write your words in three colors

Backwards Words- Write your words forwards, then backwards.

Surround words - Write your words on graph paper and outline in colors.

Ransom words - Write your words by cutting out letters in a newspaper or magazine and glue them on a paper.

Pyramid Words - Write your words adding or subtracting one letter at a time. The result will be a pyramid shape of words.

Delicious words - Write your words in whipped cream, peanut butter,or anything you can eat! Bring in a note from a parent!

Good Clean Words -Write your words in shaving cream on a counter or some other surface that can be cleaned safely.

Dirty Words - Write your words in mud or sand.

Pasta Words - Write your words by arranging alphabet pasta or Alphabits.

Reversed words - Write your words in ABC order -backwards!

3D words - Use modeling clay rolled thinly to make your words.

Magazine words - Use an old magazine or newspaper and find your word. Cut it out and glue it on paper.
Cheer your words - Pretend you are a cheerleader and call out your words! Sometimes you'll yell, sometimes you'll whisper!

Sound Words - Use a tape recorder and record your words and their spelling. Then listen to your tape, checking to see that you spelled all the words correctly.

Other Handed - If you are right-handed, write with your left, or vice versa.
Silly String - With a long length of string, "write" words in cursive, using the string to shape the letters.

Backwriting - Using your finger, draw each letter on a partners' back, having the partner say the word when completed.

Telephone Words - Translate your words into numbers from a telephone keypad.

Flashwriting - In a darkened room, use a flashlight to draw letters in the air.

Secret Agent Words - Number the alphabet from 1 to 26, then convert your words to a number code.

Etch-A-Word - Use an Etch-A-Sketch to write your words.