Year 4 Spelling

Spellings – Half Term 6

Posted on Thursday 06 June 2024 by Jamie Kilner

This half-term, our spellings are linked to the rules and strategies we’ll be learning in class: 

  • alternative graphemes: tion, sion, ssion, cian
  • alternative graphemes: i, ie, y, i-e
  • homophones: he’ll, heel, plain, plane, groan, grown, rain, rein, reign
  • alternative graphemes: sc
  • spelling patterns: que
  • alternative graphemes: u spelled ou

Each Friday, you’ll be tested on 8 of the words from the list below. 

he’ll scenery bicycle mosque enough
heel decide possession direction mission
describe plain height surprise fascinate
league plane scissors increase magician
exercise fatigue groan unique country
guide confusion grown rain science
passion tongue fraction rein rogue
picturesque politician optician reign rough

Half Term 4

Posted on Tuesday 12 March 2024 by Jamie Kilner

Year 3,4

 This half-term, our spellings are linked to the rules and strategies we’ll be learning in class:

  • alternative graphemes: ai, ee, ie
  • homophones (words that sound the same but are spelled differently)
  • adding suffixes: ed, ing, er, est, ly, ful, less, ness
  • adding suffixes: ful, less
  • apostrophes for contraction and possession

Each Friday, you’ll be tested on 8 of the words from the list below.

favourite clumsy (er/est/ly) break fruit (ful/less) son
grate straight brake shouldn’t sun
great isn’t believe wouldn’t don’t
begin (ing/er) doubt (ful/less) build (ing/er) complete didn’t
describe heart (less) haven’t busy (er/est/ed/ing) increase
thought (ful,less) bicycle surprise increase thank (ful/less)
eight appear separate (ly,ed,ing) weight(less, ness) one
ate rest (ful/less) achieve wait won

Year 3 and 4 spellings

Posted on Tuesday 03 October 2023 by Jamie Kilner

Year 3,4
Half-term 1
This half-term, our spellings are linked to the rules and strategies we’ll be learning in class:

  • alternative ways for writing the ‘ay’ sound
  • alternative ways for writing the ‘ee’ sound
  • ‘double up for a short vowel sound’
  • ‘drop the e for ing’
  • ‘drop the y for an i’
  • adding the suffixes ed, ing
  • homophones (words that sound the same but are spelled differently)

Each Friday, you’ll be tested on 8 of the words from the list below:

famous   believe   accident   breathe   answer
library   passion   notice   were   possess
century   address   favourite   appear   here
their   weight   complete   ordinary   wear
straight   they’re   surprise   busy   increase
session   possible   there   hear   where
suppose   mission   eighth   extreme   occasion
fraction   different   attention   learn   possession

Friday 30 June 2023

Posted on Friday 30 June 2023 by Mr Roundtree

This week’s spellings, focus on the ‘ure’ letter string. Your child will have been given their spellings on their homework sheet:

Friday 23 June 2023

Posted on Friday 23 June 2023 by Mr Roundtree

This week, spellings are as followed:

Your child has been given one of these spellings lists along with their homework.

Friday 5th May 2023

Posted on Friday 05 May 2023 by Mr Roundtree

This week’s spellings link to our topic about Carnivals…

Friday 28 April 2023

Posted on Friday 28 April 2023 by Mr Roundtree

Next week, we’ll be writing a narrative that will include some sentences using inverted commas – spoken bits.

Practise the following spelling words ready for this piece of writing where we’ll be using synonyms for ‘said’:

The trick to learn spellings, is to practise them little but often… Maybe spelling them aloud whilst you’re on a journey, writing them down then chopping the letters up and arranging to spell the word again…there’s loads of ways! Be sure to catch us if you need to spice up spelling practice at home – we’ve loads of ideas!

Friday 21 April 2023

Posted on Sunday 23 April 2023 by Mr Roundtree

This week, our spellings are homophones – words that are spelled differently and have different meanings. Your child will need to know the correct word to use when a sentence is dictated…

knew/new

there/their/they’re

were/where/we’re

witch/which

your/you’re

 

Friday 17th March 2023

Posted on Sunday 19 March 2023 by Mr Roundtree

This week, the spellings focus on suffixes – the bit added onto the end of words that changes their meaning. Your child needs to know how to spell all variations ready for our weekly quiz on Friday:

Friday 10 March 2023

Posted on Saturday 11 March 2023 by Mr Roundtree

This week’s spellings focus on suffixes again – adding ly.

accidental – accidentally

complete -completely

famous – famously

natural – naturally

occasional – occasionally

ordinary – ordinarily

happy – happily

basic – basically

sad – sadly

slow – slowly