Working On Words Tasks


Spelling City – List: 5th and 6th Grade Sound Alikes
LI Match words to definitions and build my vocabulary knowledge
http://www.spellingcity.com/whichWordDefinitions-spelling-game.html?listId=5383837
When you have finished you need to record: the date, the learning intention, the task name and a couple of sentences to explain what you did and how you went.

Spelling City – List: Compound Words
LI Match words to definitions and build my vocabulary knowledge
http://www.spellingcity.com/whichWordDefinitions-spelling-game.html?listId=5374345
When you have finished you need to record: the date, the learning intention, the task name and a couple of sentences to explain what you did and how you went.

Spelling City – List: Possessives vs Contractions
LI identify the difference between possessive apostrophes and apostrophes to show omissions
http://www.spellingcity.com/WordORama-spelling-game.html?listId=5706878
When you have finished you need to record: the date, the learning intention, the task name and a couple of sentences to explain what you did and how you went.

Task: There, Their or They're
LI use there, their and they're correctly

http://www.firstschoolyears.com/literacy/resources/quizzes/phonics/there/there.htm

When you have finished you need to record: the date, the learning intention, the task name and a couple of sentences to explain what you did and how you went.


4 Pictures /1 Word


To be done in your Spelling Book or on a digital device
LI - use images to illustrate a word and show what it means
Select an interesting word from your reading material that you don’t know the meaning of.
Find out what it means – but don’t write down the definition.
Draw 4 pictures, take 4 photos or find 4 images online - using creative commons search tools – that show what the word means.
Write the word underneath the picture
e.g.
4pics 1 word paint.JPG
Curriculum Focus – Visual Language, Written Language, Reading, Art

Synonyms


To be done in your Spelling Book or on a digital device
LI – identify synonyms for vocabulary words
Select an interesting word from your reading material that you don’t know the meaning of.
Write the word in the middle of the page – make it interesting to look at
Use a thesaurus – either book or online – to find synonyms for the word
Record the synonyms around the word
e.g.
brainstorm.JPGCurriculum Focus – Visual Language, Written Language, Reading