Theme 1, Theme 2, Theme 3, Theme 4, Theme 5, Theme 6

Spelling City

Theme 1- School Days
Short vowels
Root words and endings
Sentences, statements, commands, exclamations
Characters and Setting
Locate Information
Subject and Predicate
Theme 2- Together We Can
Compound Words
Consonant Digraphs (ch, tch, sh, wh) Consonant Blends (str, scr, spr)
Diphthongs (ou, ow, oi, oy)
Fact and Opinion
Single and Plural Nouns
Simple and Compound Sentences
Common and Proper Nouns
  • Rats!- Catch the correct type of noun in basket
  • Noun Dunk- Determine the correct type of noun
Theme 3: As We Grow
  • Review Phonemes- Phonics-Word Builder – Three dozen different combining sound activities are available in the following categories; abc’s, short vowels, long vowels, other vowels, beginning consonants and final consonants. Word parts are read individually, blended, and then followed by a sentence accompanied by an illustration. Ignore the registration screen that pops up, select Maybe Later to go directly to the activity.
  • Poem Pack - Ten colorful poems with animation, audio and activities - featuring Daisy the snail, the toad and the goat, and friends. Read it, Hear it, search for sounds, and find words concentrating on vowel blends.
  • See 'N Spell - Students click and drag letters into the box to spell the words that correspond to the pictures. A very good activity with many skills such as plurals, long vowels, short vowels, blends and digraphs.
  • Blending Dragon - Direct your dragon with the mouse and catch the globes with real words. Choose the phoneme that you wish to work with
  • Word Families - select the word family to practice and select the correct beginning consonant to match the pictures
  • Consonant Blends - find the blend that matches the picture
  • Beginning Consonant Digraphs - select the correct digraph
  • Paw Park: Sassy Seals - Match beginning sounds
  • Ending consonant practice - for all letters
  • Ending Digraphs - select the correct digraph ending
Possessive Nouns
Author's Purpose
Theme 4: Tales to Tell
r-Controlled Vowels
Compare and Contrast
Prefixes and Suffixes
Action Verbs
Theme 5- A Place for All
Vowels Variants- See Vowels
Prefixes- See Prefixes
Cause and Effect
Verbs and Helping Verbs

Forms of Be
Verb Tenses

Theme 6- Discoveries
Suffixes and Prefixes- See Prefixes and Suffixes
Drawing Conclusions (Inferences/Predictions)
Irregular Verbs
Punctuation Round-up