25 September 2020
This week, please learn the following spellings ready to be tested on Friday 02 October. There are many ways to practise these, for example:
- Rainbow write (write them in many different colours)
- Speed write (how many times can you write a word in a minute)
- Pyramid write (write one letter, then two, then three etc till you’ve written the whole word)
- Look, cover, write
18 September 2020
This week’s spellings are below. This week, practise them ready for a test on Friday 25 September.
11 September 2020
This week’s spellings are below. This week, practise them ready for a test on Friday 18 September.
could should would (ould – oh you lucky duck)
old cold gold,
Friday 06 March
This week we have been focusing on the suffixes –ful and –less
Take the root word and rewrite it by adding one of the suffixes –ful and –less to make a adjective.
|Root word||+ ful||+ less|
Can you find any more words with –ful and –less as suffixes?
Friday 28 February
This week we have been focusing on apostrophes of ownership. Eg: The children’s shoes were wet.
We have also practised some of the Y3/4 spelling list.
For homework this week, you need to learn these spellings from the Y3/4 spelling list.
Use the Look, cover, say, write, check method to learn these words.
07 February 2020
This week we have been looking at prefixes auto- and tele-. These prefixes change the meaning of the root word.
auto – means self
tele – means distant
To learn these spellings, which method are you going to use?
- Pyramid write
- Rainbow write
- Look, cover, say, write, check.
Can you find any more words with auto or tele as a prefix?
24 January 2020
This week we have been learning to use apostrophes for contractions. Don’t forget to put the apostrophe in the correct place! You wouldn’t want to get it wrong. Let’s be smart about it!
I’ll don’t you’re couldn’t
haven’t wouldn’t shouldn’t hasn’t
they’re aren’t let’s
hadn’t she’s he’s
Can you use each of these words in a sentence? Can you think of any more examples?
17 January 2020
This week in spellings we have been recapping the alternative phonemes for oa and oo. (We studied these last term.) This week, practise each word by using pyramid write.
Think about each spelling as you write it.
oa sound oo sound Tricky words
although drew could
notice choose should
throw peculiar people
potatoes approve even
10 January 2020
This week in spellings, we have been recapping the long vowel sound for ai, ee and i. (We studied these sounds last term.)
For this week’s homework, practise each word by using rainbow write.
Write out the word correctly. Write over it in a different colour. Then repeat with two other colours. Think about the spelling as you write it.
ai sound ee sound ie sound
favourite believe exercise
straight breathe bicycle
weight complete decide
06 December 2019
Focus : the short vowel sound a e i o u
This week we have been looking at the short vowel sounds. We have been paying particular attention to the double consonants that follow them. The following list of words it to be learnt for a test next week.
Make sure you write them more than once. You could do rainbow words, sentences, speedwriting or pyramid words to help you learn them.