Ensure Year 5/P6 children know the National Curriculum 2014 spelling rules and words with half termly spelling tests. With two test options per half term and record sheets, you can quickly find out which spelling rules and words children find tricky and focus on those. You can use the spelling lists for weekly homework.
Practise spelling weekly with 30 word lists that follow the spelling rules and words from the National Curriculum 2014 Spelling Appendix. Then test what your children know with mixed up spellings in context every half term to ensure that they are confident and secure.
Includes homophones and other easily confused words.
Photocopiable with a free editable download, you can adapt the tests for your school.
SATs style tests with spellings in context help with vocabulary and understanding.
Consistent tests every half term help with accountability and moderation.
Available for Years 1-6, you can provide a consistent and systematic way of assessing spelling in your school.
Dr Clare Dowdall has worked at Plymouth University since 2001 as a Lecturer in Language and Literacy Education. She has an active research profile as well as working in school with trainees following a School Direct training route. She has been looking at assessment with her current students and she writes the teacher notes for Collins Big Cat.