Words and Spellings

Ten tips for parents about hearing your child read

e-books to read together and phonics practice

Interactive English activities

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Alphabetical Order
Letters to Animals – Click on the letter and watch it transform into the word.

Letter Formation and Sounds
Interactive Letter Formation – Work through the alphabet to learn how to form each letter accurately.
Letter Sounds – Select a letter from the alphabet to listen to its pronunciation.

Phonics
Phonics for Parents – Navigate on this menu page to find information and resources about phonics.
Phonics for Children – Navigate through the interactive resources to find lots of different games.

CVC
CVC Words – Click on the CVC word that matches with the picture in the machine.
Pounce! – Pounce on the word that matches the sound.
CVC Pop – Pop the CVC word that is in your target.

Clusters and Blends
Cluster Buster – Click on the cluster that matches with the image before the meteorite hits.
Word Blender – Make words by choosing a start sound and an end sound to blend together.
Blending Bowl – Pick the start sound and an end sound to blend together.

Vowel Phonemes
Write a Postcard – Choose a postcard and find the focus phoneme and drag in the correct spelling.

Read Words
Read Key Words – Listen to the word and click on the egg that shows the matching word.
Read Key Words 2 – Listen to the word and click on the egg that shows the matching word.
I Can Read – Listen and read each sentence. Click on the word you are asked to find.

Days of the Week and Months of the Year
Ordering the Months – Help Roy the zebra to order the months correctly.
Order the Days of the Week – Help Roy the zebra to order the days of the week correctly.
Months of the Year Hangman – Look at how many letters are in the word and select the letters you think go into the word. Remember, it is the months of the year!

Spelling Games and Activities
Sand Castle – Choose a phoneme and build a sand castle by choosing the correct spelling.
Spellings – Work through the games to develop your spelling skills.
Spell Checker – Select the word that has been spelled incorrectly and type the correct spelling.
Spin and Spell – Choose the word you want to spell and click on the correct letters to spell it.

Homphones
Homophones Game – Match the homophone pairs and learn the meaning of each at the same time.
There, Their and They’re – Choose the correct word that fits into each sentence.
Two, To and Too – Choose the correct word that fits into each sentence.
Range of Homophone Words – Choose the correct word that fits into each sentence.
Type the correct homophone 1 – Choose the correct word that fits into each sentence.
Type the correct homophone 2 – Choose the correct word that fits into each sentence.

Prefixes and Suffixes
Prefix Meanings Match Up – Drag the prefixes to match it with the correct meaning.
Prefix Memory Game – Try to match up all the prefixes with their meaning using your memory.
Prefix Spelling Game – Choose the correct prefix to match the word whilst improving spelling skills.
Suffixes (ful) – Change the word by typing it in with the chosen suffix. Beware of some spellings!Suffixes: ‘cian’, ‘sion’, ‘tion’, ‘ssion’  – Choose the correct suffix to match with the word.
Suffixes: ‘dom’, ‘ish’, ‘craft’, ‘ance’, ‘ence’ – Change the word by typing it in with the correct suffix.
Suffixes: ‘ship’, ‘hood’ – Change the word by typing it in with the correct suffix.
Suffixes: ‘ness’, ‘ment’ – Change the word by typing it in with the correct suffix.
Suffixes: ‘ate’, ‘en’, ‘ify’, ‘ise’ – Change the word by typing it in with the correct suffix.
Suffixes: ‘al’, ‘ary’, ‘ic’ – Change the word by typing it in with the correct suffix.
Change verbs to nouns – Choose the correct suffix to change the verb to a noun.

Plurals
Plural Fishing – Can you hook a gnome the correct plural?
Pond Life Plurals – Read the word that the frog reveals and click on the correct lily pad.

Synonyms
Don’t Use Said – See different synonyms that could replace using said.
Matching Word Golf (KS1) – Help KS1 children understand about words with similar meanings.
Word Balloons – Help Daisy to collect enough balloons to reach the unicorn.

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