Spelling and Vocabulary Lists – What’s not to like?

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Ok, this is basically a post with some spelling and vocabulary lists that I’m sharing. Scroll to the bottom for them. My logic is explained in a few paragraphs/pics first though if you’re interested!

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I visited a local primary school a couple of months ago with a view to identifying what they do at KS2 that we could link in to, and bridge the gap. Lots of things impressed, but one thing I particularly liked were Spelling lists. They were used as daily starters and students took time to write out words from a list, four or five times to help them remember. We don’t do enough spelling practice in KS3  currently in my opinion, and there appears to be a deteriorating picture when it comes to spelling competence in Secondary schools. So the simple idea of a list was pretty addictive and useful for learning I thought, but how…

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