This spelling Bingo game is a fun way to support children in Year 5 and above to practise and master key spelling patterns.
The spelling game can be played as a class or in small groups and provide an opportunity to revisit spelling strategies in KS2.
A photocopiable with words on that include spelling patterns for Years 3, 4 and 5. The caller can call out any of these words and then tick it off the list once it has been used
This includes guidance on how the resource can be used in the classroom.
National Curriculum English programme of study links
Pupils should be taught to:
Use further prefixes and suffixes and understand the guidance for adding them
Spell some words with ‘silent’ letters [for example, knight, psalm, solemn]
Continue to distinguish between homophones and other words which are often confused
Use knowledge of morphology and etymology in spelling and understand that the spelling of some words needs to be learnt specifically, as listed in English Appendix 1
Use dictionaries to check the spelling and meaning of words
Use the first three or four letters of a word to check spelling, meaning or both of these in a dictionary
Use a thesaurus