First Grade Spelling Homework Menu For Third


Term 3 Spelling Homework Menu 3F

Choose one activity to complete each night in your homework books. Please label your choice at the top of each activity. Your spelling homework must total at least 7 points each week, and you may


complete the same activity twice in one week. If you go over 7 points, you may earn up to 3 extra credit points. Your 4 spelling assignments must be written into your homework books and handed in with your homework on Fridays.

Rainbow Write (2 pts)

First, write all of your spelling words in pencil. Then trace over them in two different colours.

Other Handed (2 pts)

Write your words using the hand you usually write with. Next to it, write the word using the opposite hand.

Rhyming Words (2 pts.)

Write out at least 5 of  your spelling words with at least 1 rhyming word next to them. See how many you can get! Ex: shut: gut, hut, cut

Three times each (2 pts)

Put your words in alphabetical order and write each word three times in a row.

Words without vowels (2 pts)

Write all of your words replacing the vowels with a line. Go back and see if you can fill in the vowels using a different colour. Check your work when you finish and make any corrections if needed.

Waterfall Words (3 pts)

Write each of your spelling words as a waterfall. Ex: C Ca Cat Catc Catch

Word Sort (3 pts)

Sort your words into 3-4 categories. Ex: parts of speech, number of syllables, number of letters, meaning of the words, etc… Make sure to label each category to explain how they are sorted.

Silly Sentences (3 pts)

Write silly sentences using your spelling words. Underline the spelling words and write neatly! Ex: My dog wears a blue and purple dress when he takes a bath.

Words within Words (3 pts)

Write each spelling word and then write at least three words than can be made from that word. Ex:


 cat, hat

Synonyms & Antonyms (3 pts)

Create three columns. In the first column write your spelling word. In the second column write a synonym, and in the third column write an antonym.

Word Worth (3 pts)

Use the table on the back of this page to see how much money each of your spelling words would be worth. *Extra point if you can round the amount!

Acrostic Poem (4 pts)

Choose 5 of your spelling words and create an acrostic poem for each one. Example:


on’t like cats


utrageously kind


o for walks!

Talk about it (4 pts)

Write a short conversation between two people that would include at least 6 of  your spelling words. Don’t forget to use speech marks.


Create something amazing with your spelling words. Take a picture of it. Write a short paragraph describing your creation.

Comic Strip (4 pts)

Create a comic strip or cartoon that includes at least 5 of your words.

Story Time (5 pts)

Write a story using


of your spelling words. Be sure to underline each of the words in  your story.

Product Description

6 different spelling tic-tac-toe forms for students to use as weekly homework. Each week has a space for students to write 10 spelling words and then a choice of 9 different spelling activities! Students are expected to choose 3 to complete each week.

For a year's worth of homework, cycle the same forms by changing the week's number at the top of the page.

The activities are easy for students to complete, but give them (and their parents!) choice in what activities work best for their family.

Visit our blog to read more about how we do spelling in our 2nd grade classrooms.

This item coordinates great with our 2nd Grade Common Core Math and Language Homework and 2nd Grade Common Core Fluency Homework.

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