Here is a copy of my Spelling contract. All my students seem to love it. I always put one required activity on there, such as a workbook page. They get to choose 3 other activities to complete.
After you complete the 4 activities; staple them together and turn in to the homework box on Friday morning. No late Spelling contracts will be accepted.
Required activity for the week ____________________________________
Place an X by the 3 activities you are choosing to complete.
______ Type your spelling words and print them.
____ Write your words in 3 different colors.
____ Write your words in reverse ABC order.
____ Take a pretest from an adult.
____ Use all your words to write a letter to Superman or another super hero.
____ Make flashcards to study your words.
____ Design a bookmark and write your list of words on the bookmark.
____ Make a word search.
____ Write your words in shapes. Put all the shapes together to make a picture.
____ Make a crossword puzzle using all your words. Be sure to include clues.
____ Scramble your words and have another person solve.
____ Write the alphabet on a piece of paper. Under A, write $1.00, under B,
write $2.00, and so on. Figure up the dollar amount of each of your words.
_____ Cut letters out of magazines and newspapers to spell your words.
____ Draw a picture of 15 of your words. Label your pictures.
____ Look at your words. Arrange the letters of each word in alphabetical order.
For example, the word is broken. b e k n o r
____ Write a poem using your words.
____ Classify the words according to the parts of speech.
____ Make up a rap or song using all your words. Perform it for the class!
____ Make up a code. Write your words in your code and give it to another person
____ Write sentences with your words.
____ Sandpaper words. See me to get the sandpaper.
____ Define 15 of your words.
____ Pick 15 of your words and tell what language they originated from. You
should be able to find this in the dictionary.
____ Pick 15 words. Use a Thesaurus to list other words for your spelling words.
____ Write your words 3 times each.