Help children learn how to spell the words from the Year 3 and Year 4 word lists with these crosswords.
Not only are they a fun way to test and improve children’s spelling skills, the clues help to clarify word meanings, developing vocabulary and enabling children to use these words more confidently in their writing.
The pack contains six crosswords; answer sheets are included.
National Curriculum English programme of study links
Pupils’ spelling of common words should be correct, including common exception words and other words that they have learnt.
Pupils should spell words as accurately as possible using their phonic knowledge and other knowledge of spelling, such as morphology and etymology.
Read further exception words, noting the unusual correspondences between spelling and sound, and where these occur in the word.
Spell further homophones
Spell words that are often misspelt
Use the first two or three letters of a word to check its spelling in a dictionary
Proof-read for spelling and punctuation errors