Grade: 3-5
Subject: Language

#4430. Spelling Contest / Spelling Bee

Language, level: 3-5
Posted Fri Jul 30 15:05:25 PDT 2010 by Debra Marcionette (Debra Marcionette).
BigIQkids Spelling Competition
BigIQkids, FL
Materials Required: computer
Activity Time: 10-20 minutes
Concepts Taught: Spelling Bee

Lesson Plan: Spelling Competition that competes not only with the students but also involves the TEACHER!

Prep: Teacher creates a FREE account at and creates a contest.

Provide the each student w/ the contest name (can also email an invitation via the program)

Material needed: computer with Internet connection


Have each student go to BigIQkids and enter the contest name. Once they log in, they are ready to enter compete. Each student competes and receives a score.

Post the classroom Spelling Contest winner. The contest will continue to be updated with the contestant's scores every time someone plays.

Continue the fun by assigning homework and have students try to beat the classroom winner's score. Keep the highest score posted in the classroom.

Spelling Bee in given by grade. We encourage the teacher to compete in the contest at an adult level. It's always fun trying to beat the teacher!