29 November 2019
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!
Friday 22 November 2019
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
Friday 15 November 2019
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.
Friday 08 November 2019
We have been looking at words that double up for a short vowel sound.
Use look, cover, write check to help learn these words. There will be a short test on Thursday 14th November.
Friday 18 October 2019
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
Practise the following words:
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
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.
13 September 2019
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
06 September 2019
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.
Remember to use the Super Spelling Strategies that you have stuck in your homework book to help you learn them.
Friday 5 July 2019
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,
- Top Tips to learn spellings
- Make a list of the words you have trouble spelling. …
- Check word origins in the dictionary. …
- Chunk it into parts …
- Sound it out. …
- Draw a picture …