Spelling Ideas

At our student led parent/teacher conferences, a lot of you said you wanted to improve your spelling. We are discovering that spelling is tricky.  There are many words we just have to learn how to spell by memory because the sounds like to trick us! There are so any dfferent combinations of letters that make sounds.

Here are some ideas for different ways to practice spelling words you find tricky:

Spelling Strategies


In class we use:

Spelling Tic-Tac-Toe

Tic-Tac-Toe Recording Sheet

I also came across this blog that had 75 great ideas:

75 fun ways to practice & learn spelling words

It is important that we can read and write the words found on the Oxford Spelling List…

Oxford Wordlist

Good luck with the spelling practice! Let me know which way you have used that works best for you… We would love to see some of your practicing.

Miss M 🙂