Spelling: Common letter patterns

Once you've learned a few common letter patterns, you'll vastly improve your spelling, writing and reading.

Quick tips for tutors

Common Letter Patterns includes:

  • Using syllables for spelling
  • Choosing the right letter to begin a word
  • Choosing the right ending for a word

Downloadable Factsheets

Choose the right ending

Downloadable Worksheets

Spelling with syllables
Letter pattern crossword
Using a 'c' or an 's'
Using -el or -le endings
Using -able or -ible endings

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