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Spellings will be given to you (electronically) on Thursday with the homework and be tested on the Friday morning of the following week. Please check the weekly spellings if you are away or want to practise them at home.

 

The spellings from the year 5 and 6 list in the National Curriculum are also here. You may go through these at any time, testing yourself or getting someone else to test you. This is the best way to remember.

09.11.17   These spellings will be tested on Friday 24th November

 

Look carefully at the root word and the suffix ending. How does the word class change when a suffix is added? Does this change the meaning of the root word?

Find a synonym and antonym for all the verbs.

invade

collide

confuse

decide

 

please

enclose

create

 

poison

mountain

vary

invasion

collision

confusion

decision

 

pleasure

enclosure

creature

 

poisonous

mountainous

various

02.11.17

Look at the suffix -ly and how the root word is changed depending on the last few letters. What do you notice about the spelling rule for the ending -ly? How is the word class changed by adding -ly?

rite the meanings of the words in the left column and an antonym for each.

gentle

simple

humble

noble

true

due

whole

basic

frantic

dramatic

 

gently

simply

humbly

nobly

truly

duly

wholly

basically

frantically

dramatically

 

19.19.17

 

Revise all of your spellings so far this term. Know the meanings and word class. The next test (3.11.17) will include a random selection of 20 words from the lists you have already learnt.

Spellings 13.10.17

Look up the definitions of the root word (on the left) and the words with a prefix (on the right). What is the meaning of each prefix? Look at the suffixes (letters added to the end of a word) – how do you know when to add ‘ily’? Write a synonym for each word and the word class.

septic

social

clockwise

biography

graph

mobile

usual

final

luck

happy

antiseptic

antisocial

anticlockwise

autobiography

autograph

automobile

usually

finally

luckily

happily

 

Spellings 06.10.17

Look up the definitions of the root word (on the left) and the words with a prefix (on the right). What is the meaning of each prefix? Write a synonym for each word and the word class.

divide

heading

marine

merge

act

national

relate

turn

appear

do

subdivide

subheading

submarine

submerge

interact

international

interrelate

return

reappear

redo

 

Spellings 28.09.17 – More Prefixes

Look up the definitions of the root word (on the left) and the words with a prefix (on the right). Summarise the meaning of each prefix. Write a synonym for each word and the word class.

active

inactive

correct

incorrect

appropriate

inappropriate

regular

irregular

responsible

irresponsible

relevant

irrelevant

mature

immature

possible

impossible

patient

impatient

perfect

imperfect

21.09.17

Look up the definitions of the root word (on the left) and the words with a prefix (on the right). Summarise the meaning of each prefix.

Write a synonym for each word and the word class.

Test on Friday 29th September

appear

disappear

appoint

disappoint

obey

disobey

lead

mislead

behave

misbehave

spell

misspell

legal

illegal

legible

illegible

accurate

inaccurate

audible

inaudible

14.9.17         6DA test on Tuesday 19th. 6JN test on Friday 22nd.

Look at the letter before the y – what do you notice about the y to ies rule?

strategy

tray

try

ability

monkey

hobby

fly

family

journey

memory

strategies

trays

tries

abilities

monkeys

hobbies

flies

families

journeys

memories

Write the word class (noun, verb, adjective or adverb), the definition from the dictionary and a synonym for each word where possible.

Why not practise them on this site? It accepts English spellings and reads them aloud in a sentence!

https://www.spellingcity.com/

All the words from the y5 and 6 list - New National Curriculum

 

accommodate

accompany

according

achieve

aggressive

amateur

ancient

apparent

appreciate

attached

available

average

awkward

bargain

bruise

category

cemetery

committee

communicate

community

competition

conscience*

conscious*

controversy

convenience

correspond

criticise (critic + ise)

curiosity

definite

desperate

determined

develop

dictionary

disastrous

embarrass

environment

equip (–ped, –ment)

especially

exaggerate

excellent

existence

explanation

familiar

foreign

forty

frequently

government

guarantee

harass

hindrance

identity

immediate(ly)

individual

interfere

interrupt

language

leisure

lightning

marvellous

mischievous

muscle

necessary

neighbour

nuisance

occupy

occur

opportunity

parliament

persuade

physical

prejudice

privilege

profession

programme

pronunciation

queue

recognise

recommend

relevant

restaurant

rhyme

rhythm

sacrifice

secretary

shoulder

signature

sincere(ly)

soldier

stomach

sufficient

suggest

symbol

system

temperature

thorough

twelfth

variety

vegetable

vehicle

yacht


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