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Spelling Homework

Each week, your child will receive a 10 word spelling list and a spelling packet.  This packet should stay in your child’s folder for the week.  The following are the nightly assignments for spelling homework:

Monday – Write the words two times each.

Tuesday – Choose one activity from Spelling Menu A

Pictures - Pick five words from the spelling list and draw a picture for each word.  Write the spelling words under your drawings.

Add It Up - Pick five words from the spelling list.  Use the code below to write an addition fact and find out how much each word is worth.  Example:  cat   5 + 1 + 2 = 8

a = 1         f = 5         k = 5         p = 10       u = 5

b = 2        g = 1          l = 10        q = 5         v = 1

c = 5         h = 2         m = 5        r = 10       w = 2

d = 1         i = 5          n = 10       s = 1          x = 5

e = 2         j = 10        o = 5         t = 2         y = 1

z = 2

Triangle Words – Pick five words. Write one letter for a word at a time until the entire word is written.

c

ca

cak

cake

Wednesday – Choose one activity from Spelling Menu B

Sentences - Pick three words from the spelling list and write a sentence using each word.  Underline the spelling word in each sentence.

ABC Order - Rewrite the spelling list in alphabetical order.

Story - Write a story using five or more of the spelling words.  Underline the spelling words in the story.

Thursday – Practice Test

Friday – Sign the Spelling test in the green booklet and return it to school.