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Spelling Tasks

Term 1 Stage 3 Spelling Matrix

Complete one activity everyday

Word Grid - Select 5 of your words and using all the letters brainstorm other words that commence with each of the letters that make up the word - brainstorm 5, 6, and 7 letter words.

Sentences - Select 5 of your spelling words to put into complex, descriptive sentences that make snese. Use adjectives and adverbs to enhance meaning.

Alliteration - Choose 3 words from your list to make a short phrase using alliteraction. eg: rabbits running over roses. Peter Piper picked a pack of pickled peppers.

Mnenomics - Make up your own mnemonic for 5 of your words. eg: rhythm = rhythm helps your two hips move.

Syllables - Classify your words according to the number of syllables they have. Rule up a table to classify your words and highlight the syllables in each word eg: cor/ner, ac/com/mo/da/tion.

Definitions - Select 5 of your words and explain what each word means. Use a dictionary to help but remember to make sure you understand what you are writing. Write whether the word is a verb, noun, adjective or adverb.

Thesaurus Rex - Select 5 of your words; use a thesaurus to find synonyms and antonyms for the word. Select 2 synonyms and 2 antonyms, look these words up in a dictionary and record their menaing.

Paragraphs - Write all your words into a paragraph.

Crosswords - Create a crossword using all your words. Write clues for each word and use any app of your choice to complete the activitiy.

Venn Diagram - Select 5 of your words and place in the middle of a two circle venn diagram. Break the word into two letter patterns. eg: through - th, ough. List 10 words for each letter patern in each circle. Create a venn diagram for each word on your list.

Highest Value - Let A=1, B=2, etc. Which of your words has the highest point score? Which has the smallest? Guess before you calculate the answer. Show all working out.

Wordart - Write all your spelling words in an app of your choice or use colour pencils to write some of your words in an attractive style - 1 page. Try and be creatice and use different fonts.

Acrostic Poem - Write an acrostic poem for 5 of your words. The words or sentences that you use in the peom must be about the key word. 

Shines brightly

Up in the sky

Nice and warm on my skin.

Quiz - Design a quiz using your spelling words. Your answer needs to be multiple choice or yes/no.

Wordle - Create a wordle with your spelling words.