Year 5 & 6 Spelling

26 March 2021

Posted on Friday 26 March 2021 by Mark Mills

This week, we have been focusing on words that contain the -tious and -cious letter string. Learn the following words using the strategies which we use in our spelling lessons in preparation for a test on Thursday 01 April.

  • conscious
  • vicious
  • delicious
  • ambitious
  • infectious
  • precious
  • malicious
  • cautious
  •  suspicious
  • fictitious
  • anxious

19 March 2021

Posted on Friday 19 March 2021 by Mark Mills

This week, we have been focusing on words that contain the -cial and -tial letter string. Learn the following words using the strategies which we use in our spelling lessons in preparation for a test on Thursday 25 March.

confidential
substantial
residential
essential
torrential
financial
social
racial
partial
influential
controversial
official
commercial
special
artificial

12 March 2021

Posted on Friday 12 March 2021 by Mark Mills

This week, we’ve been learning how to add suffixes to words ending in -fer. Please learn the following words for a test on Thursday 18 March 2021

  • inference
  • preferred
  • offered
  • reference
  • referring
  • preference
  • referral
  • inferred

Friday 08 March

Posted on Friday 05 March 2021 by Mark Mills

This week, we have been focusing on words that contain the ‘shun’ sound by using the endings -tion, -sion and -cian. Learn the following words using the strategies which we use in our spelling lessons in preparation for a test on Friday 12 March.

appreciation
communication
desperation
determination
exaggeration
explanation
interruption
occupation
persuasion
explosion
suggestion
optician
electrician

Posted on Friday 11 December 2020 by Mrs Hogarth

This week, we have been focusing on homophones, in preparation for a test on Thursday 17 December 2020.

Isle

aisle

aloud

allowed

heard

herd

affect

effect

Posted on Friday 04 December 2020 by Mrs Hogarth

This week, we have been focusing on words that contain an apostrophe for possession, in preparation for a test on Friday 11 December 2020.

committee’s

community’s

dictionary’s

environment’s

government’s

vehicle’s

neighbour’s

soldier’s

27 November 2020

Posted on Friday 27 November 2020 by Mrs Hogarth

This week, we have been focusing on words that contain the suffixes ible and able, in preparation for a test on Friday 04 December 2020.

  • horrible
  • possible
  • adorable
  • legible
  • disposable
  • valuable
  • incredible
  • sensible

Posted on Friday 20 November 2020 by Mrs Hogarth

This week, we have been focusing on words that contain the suffixes ful, less and ly, in preparation for a test on Friday 27th November 2020.

meaningless

successful

consciously

sincerely

powerful

apparently

aggressively

definitely

Posted on Friday 13 November 2020 by Mrs Hogarth

This week, we have been focusing on words that contain the ough letter string, in preparation for a test on Friday 20th November 2020.

thorough

although

sought

brought

drought

through

fought

thought

Posted on Friday 06 November 2020 by Mrs Hogarth

This week, we have been focusing on words that contain a suffix to make them plural, in preparation for a test on Friday 13th November 2020.

colonies

surveys

stories

delays

communities

babies

opportunities

dictionaries