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Spelling Ideas

 

1) Definition tests
2) Pronouncing the words
3) Using words in sentences or stories
4) Crosswords for meanings
5) Game day, or using a game during the week
6) Assigning part of the unit?  (spelling rules?)
   This is the part I seem to miss....
7) Spelling Rules
8) Syllabication-accents
9) Word Searches
10) quizzes like standardized tests  (Fun Brain?)
11) Bingo
Singing the words... from Sally on the CL list!  ;-)(Kagan's CL)
 a.. 5-letter words are sung to the tune of "You Are My Sunshine"
 b.. 6-letter words are sung to the tune of "Happy Birthday"
 c.. 7-letter words are sung to the tune of "Twinkle, Twinkle Little
Star"
12)  "Stairstep"
      Example:  computer
                      c
                      co
                      comp
                      compu
                      comput
                      compute
                      computer

13)  "Vowel/Consonant"
      Example:  computer
                      c_mp_t_r
                      _o_ _u_e_
                      computer
                      computer
                      computer

Submitted by Tina W. and Avis Breding