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Spellings

Spellings: The children will have 3 dedicated lessons to their spellings each week. It will follow a clear pattern.

Lesson 1 - Friday spelling check-up.

New spellings given out and stuck in their planner. The children will explore the meaning of the words and the etymology of the words (origin).  They will build on their 'sound button' skill by exploring the graphemes used.

This will help them deconstruct and reconstruct the words.

Lesson 2 - Monday

The children will explore changing the meaning and the word class by considering the root of the word and then adding prefixes and suffixes.

Lesson 3 - Thursday

Practise session.

 

 

How to help at home: Enjoy the exploration of the words. There will be core words and a challenge. Some children will benefit from consolidating just the core words. Moving to the challenge will overload their learning. Build confidence. Others may enjoy the challenge exploration but only is they are secure on the core words. If your child is struggling with these, reduce the quantity.

The chosen words are either taken from the statutory word lists or they are developing an understanding of suffixes and prefixes. Remember, tests don't teach! Mini-verbal check-ups along the way are proven to be an effective way of embedding the knowledge.

3/2/23

3/1/23  Prefixes

insist

influence

illegal

illiterate

immature

imbalanced

irregular

irreversible

27/1/23

27/1/23 doubles

Yr4               Yr5

possess

community

possible

committee

opposite

communicate

disappear

accompany

difficult

accommodate

20/1/23

Yr4 and 5. These are challenging. Can you find root words in some?

poisonous

outrageous

marvellous

adventurous

disastrous

vicious

suspicious

13/1/23  

Yr5  silent letters

 

Yr4

silent letters

bruise

guide

guarantee

guard

queue

heart

vehicle

fruit

yacht

answer

rhyme

 

rhythm

 

Don't move on to the other year group unless you are secure.

 

 

These spellings are for both year groups.

6/1/23

 

 antibiotic

What do these prefixes mean?

 antifreeze

autograph

autobiography

internet

international

superb

supercharged

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