Year 3 & 4 Spelling

29 November 2019

Posted on Friday 29 November 2019 by Mrs McCormick

Spelling Challenge:

We have been looking at words that end in -er and -est.

Use these words to create some super silly sentences. They could be a description of a character – be creative!

redder

funnier

braver

faster

happier

crazier

ugliest

nastiest

strangest

weirdest

largest

craziest

Friday 22 November 2019

Posted on Saturday 23 November 2019 by Mrs McCormick

Spelling Challenge:

We have been looking at adding ed or ing to these root words.

Think about how the spelling changes when you add –er or –est to these words.

e.g. big, bigger, biggest

funny, funnier, funniest

Spelling list

quick

strange

sad

brave

red

 

happy

gloomy

nasty

ugly

funny

Friday 15 November 2019

Posted on Friday 15 November 2019 by Mrs McCormick

Spelling Challenge

We have been looking at adding -ed or -ing to these root words.

Think about how the spelling changes when you add –ed or –ing to these words.

beg

laugh

answer

learn

think

shrug

notice

use

help

surprise

notice

grab

struggle

Friday 08 November 2019

Posted on Saturday 09 November 2019 by Mrs McCormick

Spelling Challenge:

We have been looking at words that double up for a short vowel sound.

Spelling list

accident

accidentally

appear

arrive

address

mission

difficult

different

progress

possible

impossible

Use look, cover, write check to help learn these words. There will be a short test on Thursday 14th November.

Friday 18 October 2019

Posted on Friday 18 October 2019 by Mrs McCormick

Spelling Challenge:

This week we have been looking at homophones (words that sound the same but having a different meaning) – there, they’re and their; hear and here; which and witch.

Think of a rule, use it in a sentence, or use doodle words, to help you remember the meaning of each word and its correct spelling.

 

 

Friday 27 September 2019

Posted on Friday 27 September 2019 by Mrs McCormick

Spelling

Practise the following words:

 bicycle

decide

describe exercise

guide

height

surprise

cried

slide

polite

applied

replied

why

You can do this by:

  • trace, copy, replicate
  • doodle words
  • look, cover, write, check                 Challenge: Use these words in a sentence.

Friday 20 September 2019

Posted on Friday 20 September 2019 by Mrs McCormick

Spelling Challenge:

We have been looking at the long ‘e’ sound in spelling lessons this week.

Make a nonsense story from the words below. Take care to spell the words correctly.

Spelling list

believe

breathe

complete

appear

extreme

increase

 

relief

money

chimney

people

busy

quickly

13 September 2019

Posted on Friday 13 September 2019 by Mr Gathercole

Use one or more of the strategies in your homework books. Practise spelling the words below. They contain the long ‘A’ sound. Look out for the different graphemes that are used to make that sound: ay, ai, a-e, aigh, eigh, ey

 

eight/eighth                   tray

famous                         great

favourite                       snake

straight                         brain

strange                         they

weight                           everyday

06 September 2019

Posted on Friday 06 September 2019 by Mr Gathercole

We are recapping the long ‘A’ sound in our spelling sessions this week.

The words below all contain the long ‘A’ sound but are not all being made by the same graphemes (letters). Learn these words in readiness for a test on Friday 13 September.

eight/eighth                   tray

famous                         great

favourite                       snake  

straight                         brain    

strange                         they     

weight                           everyday

Remember to use the Super Spelling Strategies that you have stuck in your homework book to help you learn them.

 

Friday 5 July 2019

Posted on Friday 05 July 2019 by Mrs McCormick

Spelling

This week, we have started our Reuse, Recycle, Reduce topic.

We have found a link between these words and would like children to explore the prefix ‘re-‘

Learn the following words for a test on Friday 12th July 2019.

  • reuse, reuses, reusing, reusable,   reused
  • recycle, recycles, recycling, recyclable, recycled
  • reduce, reduces, reducing, reduced

Other topic words to learn:

  • waste, wastes, wasteful, wasting
  • environment, environmental,
  • package, packaging,
  • plastic

 

  • Top Tips to learn spellings
  1. Make a list of the words you have trouble spelling. …
  2. Check word origins in the dictionary. …
  3. Chunk it into parts …
  4. Sound it out. …
  5. Draw a picture …