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Weekly Spelling Words and Activity Grid – Lower Grades

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20 pages (PDF, Word)|This resource is suitable for Grades: 1 - 3

20 pages of weekly spelling words, extension words and activities.

These spelling activity cards include:

  • 10 spelling words
  • 5 extension words
  • activity grid with 10 fun and engaging activities.

Also included are color and black and white Word versions for you to add your own words and activities.

Covering a range of spelling concepts including phonemes, digraphs, blends and plurals.

  • oo, ew, ue, u-e
  • m, mm, mb
  • n, nn, kn
  • r, rr, wr
  • j, g, ge, dge
  • w, wh, u
  • _e, y, igh, i
  • ir, ur, or, er
  • or, ore, a, aw, au
  • oa, o-e, ow, u
  • plurals
  • ou, ow
  • ck, sh, ch (end)
  • ch, sh, th, wh
  • e, ea, ee, y, ey
  • ai, ay, a-e, a
  • oi, oy
  • nt, nd, nk, mp and st (end)
  • bl, cl, fl, gl, pl, sl
  • br, cr, dr, fr, gr, tr

How to use this resource:

  • Print out the black and white spelling grids and have students stick them into their spelling books at the beginning of the week.
  • Students need to color in each box in the Activity Grid by the end of the week.
  • Print and laminate the colored grids to have at activity stations during your small group work.
  • Send home the black and white versions for weekly homework.

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