Year 3 & 4 Spelling

08 October 2021

Posted on Friday 08 October 2021 by Mrs Welsby

Next week, we’ll be learning how the ‘ue’ sound can be spelled in lots of different ways. For example, in the word ‘conclude’, the letters ‘u-e’ make the ‘ue’ sound but in the word ‘popular’ it’s the letter ‘u’.

To help consolidate this learning, we’d like you to practise spelling these words at home.

yellow group:            continue, popular, June, regular, queue, rescue, conclude, amuse

blue group:                 glue, June, moon, true, rule, prune, blue, knew

We’ll test ourselves on Friday 15 October to see how we’ve got on.

For some tips and tricks on how best to practise your spellings at home, visit the Y3,4 spelling page on our website and click here.

Posted on Friday 01 October 2021 by Mrs Welsby

Next week, we’ll be learning how the ‘ie’ sound can be spelled in lots of different ways. For example, in the word ‘describe’, the letters ‘i-e’ make the ‘ie’ sound but in the word ‘supply’ it’s the letter ‘y’.

To help consolidate this learning, we’d like you to practise spelling these words at home.

yellow                                                                                    blue

describe                                                                               dry

decide                                                                                  five

surprise                                                                               light

replied                                                                                 inside

polite                                                                                   nine

cried                                                                                    cried

supply                                                                                 right

height                                                                                  tie

We’ll test ourselves on Friday 08 October to see how we’ve got on.

For some tips and tricks on how best to practise your spellings at home, visit the Y3,4 spelling page on our website and click here.

24 September 2021

Posted on Friday 24 September 2021 by Mrs Welsby

Next week, we’ll been learning how the ‘oa’ sound can be spelled in lots of different ways. For example, in the word ‘Joe’, the letters ‘oe’ make the ‘oa’ sound but in the word ‘slow’ it’s the letters ‘ow’.

To help consolidate this learning, we’d like you to practise spelling these words at home.

 yellow group                                                                 blue group

notice                                                                               boat                 

suppose                                                                           smoke

though                                                                             though

although                                                                          flow

heroes                                                                              home

those                                                                                those

glowing                                                                           glowing

phone                                                                              road

 

We’ll test ourselves on Friday 1 October to see how we’ve got on.

For some tips and tricks on how best to practise your spellings at home, visit the Y3,4 spelling page on our website and click here.

17 September 2021

Posted on Friday 17 September 2021 by Mrs Welsby

Next week, we’ll be learning how the ‘ee’ sound can be spelled in lots of different ways. For example, in the word ‘breathe’, the letters ‘ea’ make the ‘ee’ sound but in the word ‘bee’ it’s the letters ‘ee’.

To help consolidate this learning, we’d like you to practise spelling these words at home over the week.

yellow group                                         blue group

believe                                                clean

breathe                                               key

beneath                                              queen

complete                                            team

extreme                                              teeth

increase                                             mean

money                                                theme

people                                                 treat

We’ll test ourselves on Friday 24 September to see how we’ve got on.

For some tips and tricks on how best to practise your spellings at home, visit the Y3,4 spelling page on our website and click here.

 

10 September 2021

Posted on Friday 10 September 2021 by Mrs Welsby

This week, we’ve been learning how the ‘ai’ sound can be spelled in lots of different ways. For example, in the word day, the letters ‘ay’ make the ‘ai’ sound but in the word wait it’s the letters ‘ai’.

To help consolidate this learning, we’d like you to practise spelling these words at home.

eight             famous              favourite              straight            strange        weight            great           everyday

We’ll test ourselves on Friday 17 September to see how we’ve got on.

For some tips and tricks on how best to practise your spellings at home, visit the Y3,4 spelling page on our website and click here.

16 July 2021

Posted on Friday 16 July 2021 by Mr Catherall

This week, we’ll continue to recap some common homophones. Homophone are words that sound the same but are spelt differently and have different meanings.

of                     off                                its                                 it’s

great                 grate                             break                            brake

To keep it fun, practise these spellings in different ways, check out the ‘super spelling strategies’ on this week’s spelling post (go to the Scholes website, learn more, spelling, Year 3 & 4). Children should practise in preparation for a test on Friday 23 July 2021.

Fancy a challenge? Use these words in sentences. Or, create silly sentences using as many of them as you can – can you use them all?

09 July 2021

Posted on Friday 09 July 2021 by Mr Catherall

This week, we are practising using these homophones correctly. Homophones are words that have the same pronunciation but a different meaning and spelling.
Can you use these words correctly in sentences?
their
there
they’re
your
you’re
where
were
wear
we’re

02 July 2021

Posted on Friday 02 July 2021 by Mr Wilks

The spellings this week are all words from the Year 3,4 National Curriculum spelling list. Click here for a link to the National Curriculum Spelling Appendix (the Y3,4 list of words is on page 16).

accidentally

believe

calendar

decide

disappear

experiment

imagine

favourite

25 June 2021

Posted on Friday 25 June 2021 by Mrs Rowley

This week, we are learning to spell words beginning with the super and sub prefix.

Here are the words we would like you to learn at home. Could you write each word into a sentence?

  • subheading
  • submarine
  • subordinate
  • subtitles
  • subscribe
  • submerge
  • supervise
  • supermarket
  • superpower
  • superhuman
  • superstar

11 June 2021

Posted on Friday 11 June 2021 by Mrs McCormick

Spelling

This week, we’re learning about words spelt with c but have the s sound, e.g. exercise.

In the following list, identify the ‘s’ spelt with c sound and use the word in a sentence.

cities

excellent

exciting

silence

sentence

accident

decide

audience

notice