Spelling

Spelling test will be on Fridays. Below is a copy of the spelling contract and homework for each week.

Rules of the Spelling contract:
1. You must complete homework assignments that add up to 20 points EACH week.
2. All assignments are to be turned in on Friday.
3. Type and print any assignment for 5 points.
5 point homework assignments:
1. Write all your spelling words in ABC order.
2. Write each word 3 times each.
3. Divide each word into its syllables.
4. Write each word in cursive.
5. Write each word using the color red for vowels and the color blue for consonants.
6. Write 5 sentences using one spelling word in each sentence.
· May not start with “I”
· Must be more than 8 words
10 point homework assignments:
1. Take a practice test at home. Write any missed words 3 times each. Must include a parent signature.
2. Draw a picture of 10 spelling words. Each picture needs to have a 1 sentence caption.
3. Write and find the value of 10 spelling words if a=1, b=2, c=3, etc.
For example:
cat= 3+1+20= 24
4. Write 10 sentences using one spelling word in each sentence.
· May not start with “I”
· Must be more than 8 words
5. Create 3 math problems using spelling words. Show the solution to the problem.
15 point homework assignments:
1. Create a short story using 10 words. (Underline/highlight the spelling words in your story)
2. Write the word and definition for 10 of your spelling words.
3. Write a poem (rhyming or not) using at least 7 spelling words. (Types of poems: shape, acrostic, couplets, diamante, etc.)
4. Create a newspaper headline using 10 of your spelling words.
5. Write each spelling word. Next to each word, write two additional words of at least four letters that can be spelled using the letters in the spelling word.