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Spellings 14-3-19

 

Only write the words in your book once, but write each one in a full sentence which shows what it means.

 

There is no alternate list this week. Try to learn all the topic words. Some are 'easier' than others!

 

plant

animal

life-cycle

roots

flower

germinate

germination

growth

pollination

fertilise

fertilisation

disperse

dispersal

insect

 

Spellings 14-2-19

 

Only write the words in your book once but give a definition for each one. When you are tested, we will give you the definition and you will need to think of the word.

 

Those of you on an alternate list, should still write the main words and definitions. You will be tested on the Key Skills spellings (L10 - L16) - words that are the same patterns as the last set of spellings.

 

 

achieve

appreciate

average

awkward

cemetery

community

conscious

correspond

desperate

dictionary

embarrass

environment

equip

forty

frequently

Spellings 14-2-19

Write each word 3 times in your book. You then have an English task, where you have to write the words into sentences. If you want to, you can try to make it a paragraph about Beowulf or the Saxons or Vikings.

 

Main list (only one list this week for everybody)

Key Skill words (L10 to L16)

 

covered

blamed

wrapped

hurries

tries

worried

your

you're

careful

carefully

naturally

lovely

there

their

they're

 

Spellings 9-2-19

Write each word 3 times in your book. Try do do it without looking after the first time. If you are on the additional list, do the same thing but with your list.

 

Main list

Spelling Rule 15 - Words with the /k/ sound spelt ch 

 

scheme

chorus

chemist

echo

character

school

ache

chemistry

monarch

anchor

chaos

chronicle

technical

technology

stomach

 

Additional list

Spelling Rule 11 - Adding –es to nouns and verbs ending in –y

cries

denies

fries

lies

replies

supplies

tries

carries

tidies

worries

You must write out the spellings in your homework book. Children learning the Additional List only, you may write just those words but make sure you know the meaning of all the spellings.

 

31-1-19

 

Main list

Spelling Rule 9 - sure/ture

 

measure

treasure

pleasure

enclosure

creature

furniture

picture

nature

adventure

gesture

departure

future

capture

feature

moisture

 

 

Additional list

Spelling Rule 3- silent 'k' or 'g' before 'n'

 

When you're learning these, help yourself remember by saying the 'g' or 'k' sound even though it's usually silent.

 

knee

know

knock

gnat (what's a gnat?)

gnaw

knit

gnome

knot

known

knife

 

 

 

You must write out the spellings in your homework book. Children learning the Additional List only, you may write those words but make sure you know the meaning of all the spellings.

 

24-1-19

 

Main list

Spelling Rule 3 - The /ʌ/ sound spelt ou (e.g. couple, touch... etc.)

 

country

young

touch

double

trouble

couple

courage

encourage

cousin

rough

tough

enough

flourish

nourish

Southern

 

 

Additional list

 

Spelling Rule 1 - The /dʒ/ sound spelt as ge and dge at the end of words, and sometimes spelt as g elsewhere in words before e, i and y

 

jar

jacket

jog

join

gem

giant

giraffe

magic

adjust

energy

 

17-1-19

 

Words from grammar

 

Make sure you write all these words in your homework book. Write an example of each of the words in bold. We will discuss the meanings in class.

 

 
noun
verb
adjective
adverb
pronoun
sentence
subordinate
preposition
adverbial
abstract
synonym
antonym
determiner
progressive
conjunction

 

The following is the alternate list. Some of the words are the same as the main list. Write all the words in your book. Give an example for each of the words in bold.

Alternate list
noun
verb
adjective
adverb
pronoun
sentence
planned
usually
really
families
From now on, 5JN and 5ER will be tested on their spellings on Wednesday afternoon. 5BC will be tested on Thursday morning.

10-1-19

 

Words from the theme

 

(If you have been asked to learn a separate list of words, focus on the words in bold. Remember, you do need to write all the words in your homework book, three times.)

 

Anglo-Saxon

Viking

invade

settlement

warrior

Britain

Germany

helmet

sword

shield

jewellery

cremation

decoration

leather

bracelet

 

6-12-18

 

There are no new spellings this week. Instead you will be tested on a random selection of all the words you have learned so far.

 

  • Please look through all the spellings from the year.
  • Read all of them out loud and remind yourself of the spelling rule.
  • Pick 15 in total to write in your homework book.
  • Make sure you select at least one word from each week. 

29-11-18

y3 and 4 recap y sounds like 'i'; ure

myth

gym

Egypt

pyramid

mystery

lyrics

symbol

mysterious

mystical

measure

treasure

pleasure

enclosure

creature

furniture

adventure

 

Additional list

 

Spelling Rule 6 - The /r/ sound spelt wr at the beginning of words

write

written

wrote

wrong

wrap

wrapper

wreck

wrestle

wrinkle

wrist

 

21-11-18

Main list

Words from the theme

rotation

orbit

gravity

Earth

galaxies

sphere

spherical

habitable

planets

meteor

eclipse

revolution

solar

system

hydrogen

 

Additional list

y to ies

cries

denies

fries

lies

replies

supplies

tries

carries

tidies

worries

8/11/18 - tious cious 

spelling Frame 37

 

Write out all of these, being careful to use 't' or 'c' in the correct place.

Look how some of these relate to words that end in 'tion'. Write the 'tion' words that make sense next to the original word.

 

ambitious

cautious

conscious

delicious

fictitious

infectious

malicious

nutritious

precious

superstitious

surreptitious

suspicious

unconscious

vicious

repetitious

 

Additional list

Spelling Frame 4 

 

'soft c' sounds like 's'

 

race

face

space

ice

slice

dice

price

cell

city

fancy

25/10/2018 - fer

SpellingFrame rule 43

Watch out for the doubling of the 'r' before adding 'ed' or 'ing; but not before 'ence'

refer

referring

referred

referral

preferring

preferred

transfer

transferring

transferred

reference

referee

preference

transference

infer
inference

18-10-18

 

Words from the theme

notice there are a lot of 'tion' words

watch out for 'ies'

look at the 'sh' sound in 'social'

 

industrial

revolution

poverty

transition

production

development

dominant

influenced

increased

average

factories

wealthy

social

population

pollution

 

11-10-18 able ably
adorable
adorably 
notable
notably
suitable
suitably
considerable
considerably 
tolerable
tolerably 
changeable
noticeable
noticeably
probable
probably

4-10-18

 

Spellings 5  homophones and confusables (many on spellingframe 48)

 

Make sure you look up any words if you do not know their meaning or the difference between them.

 

advice
advise
device
devise
father
farther
practise
practice
guest
guessed
heard
herd
are
our
hour

 

 

 

27-9-18

 

Spellings 4  silent letters

 

Many the same as SpellingFrame with a couple of changes.

 

Write out as last week. Make sure you know meanings.

doubt
island
solemn
castle
knight
comb
plumber
biscuit
guest
plague
sword
wrestle
rhyme
knot
column

Spellings 3

20-9-18

 

Write each word 3 times in your homework book. Try not to look at the previous spelling each time. Make sure you know what each word means.

Listen to the words on Spellingframe. Are they all on the list? Say each word out loud after you have written them down.

ough sounds - Spellingframe 46

bought

thought

nought
brought
fought
rough 
tough
enough
though
although 
dough
through
thorough
borough
plough

spellings 2 13-9-18

Learn these by writing them down and remembering if they have 'ie' or 'ei'. The rule 'i before e except straight after c' almost works. Can you see?

 

Write each word 3 times, trying to do it without copying for the 2nd and 3rd time.

Look up words you don't know. You may be asked to explain what they mean.

 

Test 20/9/18 ie ei rule (SpellingFrame rule 45 + ie words)

deceive

conceive

receive

perceive

ceiling

conceit

receipt

deceit

thief
believe
field
piece
shriek
fierce
brief

6/9/18

 

Your first spelling test will be on Wednesday next week. This will be random words from teh Year 3/4 list. Have a look at the list on SpellingFrame. Give yourself 20 - 30 minutes playing some of the games in as many of the 'rules' as you can!

 


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