Spelling and Grammar

Why not have a go at playing these games with your children at home to practise their spelling and grammar knowledge? Many of the games require ADOBE Flash Player, so you may need to choose which device/computer/laptop that you play them on as some tablets do not support Flash player games (e.g. iPads).

 

Please find below information given our during our recent spelling information sessions.

 

 

 

Prefixes and Suffixes

  Adding a range of prefixes and suffixes

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?b=english/spelling

(requires FLASH player)

  Adding a range of suffixes

http://www.missmaggie.org/scholastic/fishemup2_eng_launcher.html

(requires FLASH player)

 

Adding the suffix -ed (to make the past tense)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/starship/english/games/blast_the_rocket/big_sound/full.shtml

(requires FLASH player)

Games to practise suffix and prefix meanings

http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/vocabulary_games/suffixes-and-prefixes.html

(requires FLASH player)

Compound words

  Compound word game

http://www.e-learningforkids.org/language-arts/lesson/putting-words-together/

(requires FLASH player)
  Compound word games

http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/vocabulary_games/compound-words.html

(requires FLASH player)

Homophones (words that sound the same)

  Games to practise your knowledge of homophones

http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/vocabulary_games/homophones-games.html

(requires FLASH player)
  Match the homophone

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/game/en21watc-game-paris-word

(requires FLASH player)

Synonyms (words that mean similar things) and Antonyms (words that are opposites)

 

  Find the antonym

http://www.e-learningforkids.org/language-arts/lesson/similar-opposite-words/

(requires FLASH player)

  Find the antonym

http://resources.hwb.wales.gov.uk/VTC/2011-12/english/reading-games/antonym-splat/index.html

(requires FLASH player)

  Find the synonym

http://www.earobics.com/gamegoo/games/squanky2/squanky2.html

(requires FLASH player)

 

Nouns

  A short film to learn about nouns and adjectives

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?e=spelling-grammar01

(requires FLASH player)
  Learn all about nouns

http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/media/services/thechildrensuniversityofmanchester/flash/Nouns_Section_I_stamp.swf

(requires FLASH player)
  Find the noun

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/grammar/nouns.htm

(requires FLASH player)

Verbs and adverbs

  Find the verb

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/grammar/verbs.htm

(requires FLASH player)
 

A short film to learn about nouns and adverbs

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?e=spelling-grammar02

(requires FLASH player)
  Write a scary story by choosing effective vocabulary

http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L8469/index.html

(requires FLASH player)

Contractions

  Games to practise using an apostrophe

http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/vocabulary_games/contractions.html

(requires FLASH player)

Word classes (nouns, adjectives and verbs)

  Identify the nouns, adjectives and verbs in the speech

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?b=english/compound_complex

(requires FLASH player)
Choosing nouns, adjectives and verbs to create a character

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/grammar/grammar_tutorial.htm

(requires FLASH player)
  Test your knowledge and make your way through Comma Castle

https://gridclub.com/activities/comma-castle

(requires FLASH player)

 

 
  Download a copy of our Spelling Booklet.

 

Spelling policy.pdf