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Spelling Activities P6
K.Marshall 2014
This term, your teachers have decided to let you to take charge of your
weekly homework spelling task. After you have written out your spelling
words 3 times, please choose an activity from these sheets. Try and complete
a different activity each week
Rainbow Write
Silly Sentences
Hidden Words
Draw and colour a picture.
First write each word in
Write silly sentences
pencil. Then trace over
each word three times.
using a spelling word in each Hide your spelling words
inside your picture.
sentence. Please underline
Each time you trace, you
your spelling words and
must use a DIFFERENT
write neatly.
someone and see if they
coloured crayon. Trace
Example: My dog wears a
can find your hidden
neatly and you will see a
blue and purple dress when
words!
rainbow!
he takes a bath.
Show your picture to
Backwards Words
Pyramid Words
Story Story
Write your spelling
words forwards and then
backwards. Write neatly!
‘Pyramid write’ your spelling
Write a story using ALL of
your spelling words. Be
sure to underline your
spelling words in your
paragraph.
Example: where - erehw
Squiggly Letters
You are going to write
your spelling words two
times. First write in
regular letters. Then
write the words again in
squiggly letters!
words. You must write
neatly!
Example: home h
ho
hom
home
You may type your story.
Blue Vowels
Bubble Words
You will need a blue
coloured pencil. Write out
each of your spelling words.
Write your spelling words
in bubble letters.
Trace over the vowels in
each word with your blue
coloured pencil.
Vowels = a e i o u
After you write your
words in bubble letters,
colour your words with a
crayon or coloured pencil.
Spelling Activities P6
K.Marshall 2014
Acrostic Poem
Adding My Words
Consonant Circles
Choose three of your
Each letter has a value.
Write out each of your
spelling words. Write an
*Consonants are worth 10.
spelling words. Then go
acrostic poem for each
*Vowels are worth 5.
back and circle all of the
word.
Write out your spelling
consonants in your words!
*Example: Fly
words. Then add up the
Fun in the sky.
value of each spelling word.
Don’t forget to write
Laps around clouds.
Example- said
neatly!
Yes! I’m free
Riddle Me
10 + 5 + 5 + 10 = 30
Connect the dots
Consonant Circles
Write a riddle for each
Write eight of your
Write out your spelling
of your spelling words.
spelling words in dots.
words twice. First, write
each word in UPPERCASE
Don’t forget to add the
letters. Second, write
answers to your riddles.
Then connect the dots by
*Example- I cry when I
tracing over them with a
each word in lowercase
am hungry. I wear
coloured pencil.
letters.
nappies. What am I?
*Example- SLIDE slide
*Answer - Baby
Cheerleading
Sandy Words
Choo-choo words
Pretend you are a
Write your entire spelling
Go outside to a sandpit
cheerleader and call out
list end-to-end as one long
and write your words in
word (like a train). Use a
the sand.
the letters of your words.
Cheer up high for letters
that touch the top
handwriting line, hands on
hips for middle letters and
cheer down low for low
different coloured pencil
for each word.
Be sure to clean up
afterwards!
i.e. hopmopestopdrop
letters.
Spelling Flowers
Draw a picture of a great
big flower. Write each
of your spelling words on
one of the flower petals
or on a leaf. Draw extra
flowers if you run out
of room.
Throw A Word
Scrabble Words
Throw (or roll) a ball back
Use Scrabble tiles to spell
and forth with a partner.
out your spelling words.
You say the 1st letter, and
For a little extra math
then throw and your
practice, figure out the
partner says 2nd letter ,
point value of each of your
and so on.
words!
Spelling Activities P6
Torch Spelling
K.Marshall 2014
Sentences
Words Within Words
Write sentences using
In a darkened room, use
Write each spelling word
a torch to ‘write’ your
and then write at least two
spelling words on the wall
words made from the same
words. You may use more
Example: slide
Underline your spelling
or ceiling. Have a partner
read your words as you
letters that is hidden inside than one word in a
sentence.
the word.
write them OR your
partner can ‘flash write’
each of your spelling
the words and your job is
side
lie
lid
led
word s.
to read.
---------------------------------------------------------Scrabble letters (value)
Letter values
a=1
b=2
c=3
d=4
e=5
f=6
g=7
h=8
i=9
j=10
k=11
l=12
m=13
n=14
o=15
p=16
q=17
r=18
s=19
t=20
u=21
v=22
w=23
x=24
y=25
z=26
Spelling Activities P6
K.Marshall 2014
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