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Syllables
Consonant Blends
Prefixes
Suffixes
Word endings
Vowels
Words in Science, Maths, English, Geography
Plurals
Memorizing Strategies
Word games
Wordsearches
Interactive Hangman games
Crossword Puzzles
Other spelling topics
Spelling books
Links
Advice
The skills you need to be good at spelling
How parents help children become better spellers
Video: How parents help their kids become better spellers
How to use the exercise worksheets
Help for adults who are weak spellers
Syllables
Breaking words into syllables - a key skill
Yet more about syllables
Even more work on syllables!

A link to help you split words into syllables
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Consonant Blends
Words starting with consonant blends
More tips on consonant blends
Even more consonant blends!
Yet more consonant blends (they really are important)
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Prefixes
Prefixes make long words easier to spell
Prefixes un- and dis-
Prefixes in-, il-, ir-, im-
Wordle revision list: in-, il-, im- and ir-
Quiz on prefixes in-, il-, im- and ir-
Prefixes - some practice
More prefix practice
Words beginning con- and ex-
Some more prefixes for you
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Suffixes
Why suffixes are important in spelling
Adding a suffix to words ending in silent e
Adding a suffix to words ending -ce and -ge
To double or not to double?
Worksheet - double consonants
More practice in doubling consonants
Another activity on double consonants
Adding a suffix to words ending in y
Worksheet - adding suffixes to words ending y
Revision test on suffixes
Adding a suffix to words ending in l
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Word endings
Words ending -ly and -ect
Words ending -ick and -ic
More words ending -ic
Words ending -er, -or and -ar
Quiz on words ending -er, -or and -ar
Words ending -ation
Words ending -ate >>>>> -ation
Words ending -able, -ible
Words ending -ical, -icle, -acle
Words ending -gry
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Vowels
Spelling rule: i before e, or e before i?
A video lesson on the i before e rule
How vowels are affected by the "magic e"
More magic e words
Bossy E card game
How to spell those difficult vowel sounds
Long vowel sounds a
Long vowel sounds e
Long vowel sounds i
Long vowel sounds o
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Words in Science, Maths,
English, Geography


Words used in Science lessons
More words for Science
How to spell Mathematical words
More Maths words
Useful words in English lessons
More useful words for English lessons
Words you'll meet in Geography lessons
More useful words in Geography lessons
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Plurals
Plural words
Plurals of words ending in 'y'
Plurals of words ending in x, sh, s, ss, and ch
Plurals of words ending in o
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Memorizing strategies
Memorizing strategies for new spellings
(and those nasty weekly word lists)

A video about memorizing new spellings
LOOK-THINK-COVER-WRITE-CHECK practice
Link to another super spelling site
50 commonly misspelled words
A test on 50 common misspellings
Another 50 words commonly misspelled
An interactive test on 50 more misspellings
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Word games
Shannon's game: all you need is a pen and paper
Word square puzzle
Word chains: a pencil and paper word game
A video showing how to play Word Chains
The Bossy E card game
Crack the code number 1
Crack the code number 2
Crack the code number 3
Crack the code number 4
Crack the code number 5
Crack the code number 6
Crack the code number 7
Crack the code number 8
Crack the code number 9
Crack the code number 10
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Wordsearch puzzles
Wordsearch: the i before e rule
Wordsearch: words starting with prefix dis-
Wordsearch: consonant blends
Wordsearch: words ending -ation
Wordsearch: words ending -ic and -ick
Wordsearch: words ending -ible and -able
Word search: words starting with prefix un-
Word search: suffixes and words ending y
Wordsearch: words ending -ical, -acle, -icle
Wordsearch: words having long vowel sound a
Wordsearch: plurals of words ending ch,s,sh,ss,x
Wordsearch: words having long vowel sound e
Wordsearch: words having long vowel sound i
Wordsearch: words having long vowel sound o
Wordsearch: words ending -er, -or and -ar
Wordsearch: words starting with common prefixes
Wordsearch: words having the "magic e"
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Interactive Hangman games
Hangman: suffixes -able and -ible practice
Hangman: the i before e rule
Hangman: words starting bl, br, cr, cl, dr
Hangman: words starting fl, fr, gr, gl
Hangman: words starting thr, tr, tw
Hangman: words starting ch, k, ph and g
Hangman: words starting wh, c or sc
Hangman: words starting pl and pr
Hangman: words which have the "magic" e
Hangman: words ending -er, -or and -ar
Hangman: words starting sc, sh, sl, sm, sn, sp, squ, st, and sw
Hangman: plurals of words ending -y
Hangman: adding vowel suffixes to words endin -y
Hangman: to double or not to double?
Hangman: words starting in-, il-, im- and ir-
Hangman: words having the long vowel sound "a"
Hangman: words having the long vowel sound "e"
Hangman: words having the long vowel sound "i"
Hangman: words having the long vowel sound "o"
Hangman: words ending -ick and -ic
Hangman: words beginning un- and dis-
Hangman: words beginning sw, tr, thr, tw
Hangman: words ending -ation
Hangman: words ending ical, icle, acle
Hangman: 50 commonly misspelled words
Hangman: Another 50 words commonly misspelled
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Crosswords
Crossword: the i before e rule
Crossword: plurals of words ending -y
Crossword: plurals ending in -es
Crossword: words ending with -ible
Crossword: words ending with -ical, -icle, -acle
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Other spelling topics
Homophones: they're, their, there
Homophones: it's and its
Homophones: two, too and to
Test yourself on these homophones
Words starting c-, k-, ch- etc
Words starting s-, c-, sc- etc
The Trouble with Spell Checkers
Proofreading: even when using a spell checker
A proofreading exercise
For Parents of reluctant readers
A lesson on apostrophe marks
A test on the apostrophe
Alphabetical order
Alphabet practice
American and British spelling differences
Increasing your vocabulary
Revision: list of words beginning bl-, br-, cl-, cr-, dr-
Revision: list of words beginning fl-, fr-, gl-, gr-
Revision: list of words beginning pl- and pr-
Revision: list of words beginning sc-, scr-, sh- and sk-
Revision: list of words beginning with prefix un-
Revision: list of words beginning with prefix dis-
Revision: list of verbs ending -ate
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Spelling books
Buying spelling products in the USA
Buying spelling products in the UK
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Links
Links to other helpful web sites
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USA Spelling Books
UK Spelling Books
Canada Spelling Books

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