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The goal of spelling instruction is to:
  • have students correctly spell words that they already understand and know
  • have students spell high frequency and patterned words identified in weekly word lists
  • have students spell these words correctly in their writing
 
 
 

Spelling list for the week of January 16th:
 
at               are
fat              for
mat           but
that          as
what        with

Words with short a:

an

at

am

bat

cat

ran

man

have

Allah

Words with short e:

pet

net

bed

red

pen

ten

bell

yes

 

Words with short i:

in

six

sit

his

did

will

win

big

fish

give

Words with short o:

not

hot

got

top

shop

dog

fog

clock

Words with short u sound:

sun

fun

run

up

hut

but

bus

jump

duck

Number words:

one

two

three

four

five

six

seven

eight

nine

ten

Words with long a sound and sight words:

ate

late

gate

cake

make

the

was

this

Words with long o sound:

so

son

low

toe

know

nose

home

more

snow

Words with long u sound:

rule

use

few

huge

tube

cute

Words with long e sound:

see

bee

me

tea

she

we

tree

read

keep

Words with long i sound:

time

fine

bike

nice

my

cry

mind

sight

Family words:

mom

mother

dad

father

brother

sister

baby

family

 

Hard/Soft C:

city

cent

can

could

cold

cool

cake

circle

ice

Five Step Word Study Method

 

1.      Look at the whole word carefully

2.    Say the word aloud

3.    Spell the word, saying each letter to yourself

4.    Write the word from memory

5.    Check your written work against the correct spelling

 

Repeat the process at least three times for each word.