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Spellings

Please see below the spelling rules we are focusing on each week this half term (Spring 1).
Week Spelling Rule
Week 2

Adding -y to a root word ending in -e with a consonant before it

  • shade – shady
  • grease – greasy
  • nose – nosy
  • whine – whiny
  • juice – juicy
  • bubble – bubbly
  • sparkle -- sparkly

 

Bronze spellings for the week:

  • fruit
  • grammar

Silver spellings for the week:

  • experience
  • experiment
Week 3

Adding -er, -est and -y to words of one syllable ending with consonant after a vowel.

  • sad – sadder – saddest
  • flat – flatter – flattest
  • slim – slimmer – slimmest
  • fog – foggy – foggiest
  • wit – witty – wittiest
  • flop – floppy – floppiest

 

Bronze spellings for the week:

  • heard
  • heart

Silver spellings for the week:

  • extreme
  • famous  
Week 4

Adding the suffixes -ment and -ness

  • dark – darkness
  • bright – brightness
  • kind – kindness
  • enjoy – enjoyment
  • appoint – appointment
  • excite – excitement

 

Rule: Spelling suffixes 'ment', 'ness' & 'ful' - Spelling in English - YouTube

 

Bronze spellings for the week:

  • history
  • increase

Silver spellings for the week:

  • favourite
  • February
Week 5

Adding the suffixes -ful and -less

  • use – useful – useless
  • care – careful – careless
  • thought – thoughtful – thoughtless
  • colour – colourful – colourless
  • harm – harmful – harmless
  • help – helpful -- helpless

 

Rule: Spelling Rule Lesson: Adding the Suffixes -ful and -fully - YouTube

Rap: Spelling Rule Song: Adding the Suffixes -ful and -fully #spellingrules #spellingsong #ful - YouTube

 

Bronze spellings for the week:

  • important
  • learn

Silver spellings for the week:

  • group
  • guard

 

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