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Discussion in 'Primary' started by patches, Aug 14, 2008.
Links would be good too! Thanks
Havea look at the following:
Read Write Inc. Spelling. suitable for any child reading at National Curriculum Level 2a/ 5-14, Level 1 and above. www.readwriteinc.com/new2.html
http://www.standards.dfes.gov.uk/clld/resources/letters_and_s... Phase 6 of the DCSF programme 'Letters&Sounds' concentrates on teaching spelling.
http://www.standards.dfes.gov.uk/local/clld/resources/letters... 'Best bet' exercise to develop knowledge of spelling choices
Looked at these but seem a bit simple for 5 and 6 depending on levels of course. I have a booklet I downloaded from dfes and another booklet I use which concentrate on patterns and root words. When 'teaching to the test'I find this is the best method for the majority of class.
e.mail me and I will send if you want. firstname.lastname@example.org
My starting point is the KS2 Spelling Bank. I then come up with activities either from Smartboards I downloaded from the national whiteboard network (when it was working)or my own.I sometimes use Andrew Brodie Spelling for Literacy or Teaching Spelling from Hopscotch publishing. The school bought in Nelson Thornes (before I worked there) but I am not impressed with it and most teachers have now abandoned it.
jlo could you email me that spelling stuff?
Like bsaca I use the spelling bank and cover anything they unsure of as a starting points eg changing tense/double consonants etc...before i challenge them with more tricky words.
I think these look pretty good... though haven't used yet.
EBD they look great. The year 5 ones would be absolutely fine for Year 6 too.
Schoolslinks is great but if like me you used it last year with Y5 then you could read this for background info to do your own lists
or use these lists, 18 altogether,
Spell anywhere is good- you can see lots of Y6 lists,
and finally all the previous Sats Spellings as an excel file.