Year 5 & 6 Spelling

09 July 2021

Posted on Friday 09 July 2021 by Mark Mills

Here are some words from the Year 5/6 spelling list that the children have learnt throughout the year that are a bit tricky! Re-cap on these spellings and write them in a sentence:

  • accommodate
  • committee
  • competition
  • environment
  • government
  • persuade
  • pronunciation
  • rhythm
  • temperature
  • sincerely

02 July 2021

Posted on Friday 02 July 2021 by Mark Mills

This week, we’ve been learning about words ending in ent/ence and ant/ance. Please learn these spellings ready for a test on Thursday 08 July 2021.

 

ent/ence ant/ance
violent/ence

dependent/ence

innocent/ence

confident/ence

convenient/ence

assistant/ance

tolerant/ance

hesitate/ant/ance

attend/ant/ance

abundant/ance

25 June 2021

Posted on Friday 25 June 2021 by Mark Mills

This week, we’ve been learning about apostrophes for contractions and possession. There will not be
a list of words to learn this week but we would like you to write 6 sentences that demonstrate an
apostrophe being used for omission (contractions) and 6 where it is used for possession.
Challenge yourself by including plural possession.
BBC Bitesize website has some great tips and reminders.

18 Jun 2021

Posted on Friday 18 June 2021 by Mark Mills

Spelling

This week we will focus on tricky words that require us to use a mixture of previously used spelling patterns. We will have a test on Thursday 24 June

  • redesign
  • structure
  • chronology
  • assignment
  • automatic
  • traction
  • structurally
  • photography
  • signalling
  • teleportation

11 June 2021

Posted on Friday 11 June 2021 by Mark Mills

This week, we’ve been creating words with prefixes and suffixes. There’s no set list of words to learn this week but we would like you to create your own list of words using these prefixes and suffixes. Choose five words that you make and write them into a sentence. 

prefix suffix
re ing
un ed
def es
in ly
ist
ise

14 May 2021

Posted on Friday 14 May 2021 by Mark Mills

This week, we’ve been learning how to spell words with different spelling rules. Please learn the following words for a test on Thursday 20 May 2021. 

  • especially
  • immediately
  • enough
  • numb
  • committee
  • monarch
  • disobeyed
  • originally
  • marvellous
  • language

07 May 2021

Posted on Friday 07 May 2021 by Mark Mills

This week, we’ve been learning how to spell words with unusual spelling patterns. Please learn the following words for a test on Thursday 13 May 2021. 

  • muscle
  • privilege
  • rhyme
  • rhythm
  • sacrifice
  • soldier
  • temperature
  • thorough
  • vehicle
  • yacht

30 April 2021

Posted on Friday 30 April 2021 by Mark Mills

Spelling

This week, we’ve been learning how to spell words with unusual spelling patterns. Please learn the following words for a test on Thursday 06 May 2021. 

  • amateur
  • ancient
  • conscience
  • environment
  • foreign
  • government
  • leisure
  • mischievous
  • parliament
  • prejudice

23 April 2021

Posted on Friday 23 April 2021 by Mark Mills

This week, we’ve been learning how to spell homophones. Please learn the following words and the meanings for a test on Thursday 29 April 2021. 

  • weary
  • wary
  • dissent
  • descent
  • decent
  • draft
  • draught
  • proceed
  • precede

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