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Spellings

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

Plural words: adding 's' or 'es' to the end of words. 

  • groups
  • flowers
  • puppets
  • flashes
  • dishes
  • foxes
  • buses
  • sandwiches 

 

Rule: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhPubTi8GHQ 

Rap: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2HzeOHBOqo

 

Bronze spellings for the week:

  • certain
  • complete

Silver spellings for the week:

  • caught
  • century 
Week 3

Plural words: adding 's' or 'es' to the end of words when they end in 'f'

  • cuffs
  • sniffs
  • roofs
  • beliefs
  • halves
  • shelves
  • thieves
  • wolves

 

Rule: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1wf88z49tA

Rap: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIjhAuUzQ1k

 

Bronze spellings for the week:

  • consider
  • decide

Silver spellings for the week:

  • circle
  • continue  
Week 4

Plural words: adding 's' to words ending in 'y'

  • bodies
  • babies
  • parties
  • memories
  • families
  • journeys
  • monkeys
  • chimneys

 

Bronze spellings for the week:

  • different
  • early

Silver spellings for the week:

  • describe
  • difficult 
Week 5

Adding 'ed' and 'ing' to words that end in a 'y'

  • cry -- cried -- crying 
  • try -- tried -- trying
  • hurry -- hurried -- hurrying
  • spy -- spied -- spying
  • carry - carried -- carrying
  • horrify -- horrified -- horrifying 

 

Bronze spellings for the week:

  • earth
  • exercise

Silver spellings for the week:

  • disappear
  • eight
Week 6

Adding 'er' and 'est' to words that end in a 'y' or an 'e'

  • angry -- angrier -- angriest
  • busy -- busier -- busiest 
  • early -- earlier -- earliest 
  • strange -- stranger -- strangest 
  • fierce -- fiercer -- fiercest 
  • brave -- braver -- bravest 

 

Bronze spellings for the week:

  • forward
  • forwards

Silver spellings for the week:

  • eighth 
  • enough 

 

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