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Sort, Hunt, Write: A Weekly Spelling Program

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Sort, Hunt, Write: A Weekly Spelling Program

Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Recurring Lesson
Estimated Time Introduction: 30 minutes; thereafter: 20 minutes per session
Lesson Author

Leigh Hall

Chapel Hill, North Carolina


International Literacy Association


Student Interactives

Calendar Activities



Grades   K – 5  |  Student Interactive  |  Learning About Language

Word Family Sort

This online activity helps students recognize word patterns by having them sort a series of words into short-vowel word families.


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Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  May 24

National Spelling Bee Finals are held this week.

Students discuss why certain contests get more publicity than others and what counts as "knowledge."


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