20 March 2020
This week we have continued to learn about words ending in ly.
How could you convert these root words into words ending in ly?
important natural ordinary regular
strange simple frantic close
accidental basic busy
How did you do this?
add –ly drop ‘e’/ leave ‘e’ then add ly add –ally (words ending in c)
06 March 2020
This week we have been learning about the –ful and –less suffixes.
How many different words can you make by adding –ful or –less to the following root words?
Example: colour + ful = colourful
care colour spot rest
wire pain clue help
28 February 2020
We have recently been studying different homophones – words that sound the same but have different spellings and meanings.
Make a list of the different homophones you can think of and write each word into a sentence to demonstrate the correct use of the word.
their there they’re
too to two
eight ate weight wait
Can you think of anymore?
07 February 2020
This week we have been learning about the prefixes auto – and tele – .
autograph automobile telegraph
automatic automatically telegram
autobiography telephone television
31 January 2020
This week we have been learning to use the prefixes un- and dis-.
unable unkind unimportant
uncertain unwell untidy
unpopular disadvantage disappear
disbelief discontinue disable
Use each of these words in a sentence.
Can you list any more words using these prefixes?
24 January 2020
This week we have been learning to use apostrophes for contractions. Don’t forget to put the apostrophe in the correct place! You wouldn’t want to get it wrong. Let’s be smart about it!
I’ll don’t you’re couldn’t
haven’t wouldn’t shouldn’t hasn’t
they’re aren’t let’s
hadn’t she’s he’s
Can you use each of these words in a sentence? Can you think of any more examples?
17 January 2020
This week we have been learning about alternative phonemes for oa and oo.
10 January 2020
This week we have been learning about alternative phonemes for ai, ee and igh.
Use look, cover, write check to practise these words.
You will be tested on these on next week.
13 December 2019
Friday 13 December 2019
Please learn the following words from the list below using the suffixes -ly, -er, -est.
Can you find any other words that could fit our spelling patterns?
6 December 2019
We have been looking at plurals and how spellings change when we change them from singular (1) to plural (more than 1).