Ww/E3.1

Spell correctly common words and relevant key words for work and special interest
(a) Know and understand their own preferred strategies for extending spelling competence, including personal strategies for memorising spellings
(b) Understand the importance of cumulative learning in spelling and of relating new to known spellings
(c) Know that there are dictionaries specifically for spelling, and understand that ordinary dictionaries can be used to check spellings if the initial letters are known
(d) Understand that some special-interest texts have glossaries of terms, which can be used as reference for spelling as well as meaning
(e) Understand that a computer spell checker is of limited use until the user can judge how appropriate the suggested corrections are for the sense

What or Want? was written for an ESOL student who confused these two words in his writing but suitable for E2-3 or dyslexia support at any level. Includes a wide selection of exercises and tips.

Level
E2
E3
English
Homophones, homographs & confusables
Rw/E2.1
Ww/E2.1
Ww/E3.1
General
Dyslexia support

18 words to sort according to plural spelling rules. Ideal for display on a smartboard.
Created with Wordle , a brilliant on-line, completely free word cloud creator.
See our blog articles for more Wordle teaching and learning ideas:
http://skillsworkshop.blogspot.com/2008/07/using-wordle-in-classroom.ht…

Level
E3
L1
English
Prefixes, suffixes & plurals
Ww/E3.1
Ww/E3.2
Ww/L1.1

An incredible collection of strategies for all levels. This huge resource is split into 3 sections.
A six page comprehensive handout on spelling techniques (E3 upwards). A ‘Spelling for Me’ worksheet where students are encouraged to try out different strategies and record their results.
A set of 19 different strategy pages (to be laminated) each with tasks for students to test out the strategy.

Level
E1
E2
E3
L1
L2
English
Ww/E1.1
Ww/E1.4
Ww/E2.1
Ww/E3.1
Ww/L1.1
Ww/L2.1

These make excellent fill-ins or introductions to key vocabulary. 1 wordsearch, 1 crossword.

Level
E3
L1
English
Rw/E3.1
Rw/L1.2
Ww/E3.1
Ww/L1.1
Context
Construction Carpentry Plumbing

When or Went? was written for students who confuse these two words in their writing. Suitable for E2-3 or dyslexia support at any level. Includes a wide selection of exercises and tips.

Level
E2
E3
English
Homophones, homographs & confusables
Rw/E2.1
Ww/E2.1
Ww/E3.1
General
Dyslexia support

Two classic word games with suggested answers. For individual or group challenges.

Level
E3
L1
English
General literacy / English
Ww/E3.1
Ww/L1.1

Another addition to our ever-growing collection of menmonics resources. 18 mnemonics inc old favourites and some unusual ones (heirloom, penguin.)

Level
L1
L2
E3
English
Ww/L2.1
Ww/E3.1
Ww/L1.1

Mnemonics quiz not only tests students’ knowledge of common (and less-common!) spelling mnemonics but also helps them discover and remember new ones. 28 mnemonics – students must work out the spelling (28 at once might be rather overwhelming but the quiz can be easily split into three sections).

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Ww/E3.1
Ww/L1.1
Ww/L2.1

A handy one page reference sheet that covers old favourites (e.g. because, necessary, hear) along with some new twists I have not seen before (e.g. grateful, disappear, believe and measurement).

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Ww/E3.1
Ww/L1.1
Ww/L2.1

Helps students put 20 spellings in context and makes them more interesting and easier to learn.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Ww/E3.1
Ww/L1.1
Ww/L2.1
Context
Art Film Media Music TV