Year 3 & 4 Spelling

07 June 2019

Posted on Thursday 06 June 2019 by Mr Mills

Focus : Words we find tricky

Learn these words for a test next week. You could: speedwrite them; use them in sentences; draw them as pyramid words; or any other way to remember them. These are words that we decided as a class we were finding difficult to remember how to spell and rich vocabulary we have come across this week

  1. devour
  2. aggravate
  3. calamity
  4. recently
  5. occasionally
  6. impolite
  7. continue
  8. courageous

16 May 2019

Posted on Thursday 16 May 2019 by Mr Mills

Focus : Year 3/4 statutory words

Learn these words for a test next week. You could; speedwrite them; use them in sentences; draw them as pyramid words; or any other way to remember them. These are a mixtures or words we have learnt recently and some from earlier in the year we still need to practise.

famous
island
often
peculiar
exercise
strength
environment
disaster

10 May 2019

Posted on Friday 10 May 2019 by Mr Mills

Focus : A range of prefixes

Learn these words for a test next week. You could; speedwrite them; use them in sentences; draw them as pyramid words; or any other way to remember them. These are a mixtures or words we have learnt recently and some from earlier in the year we still need to practise.

definitely
unfinished
infinitely
unattached
detachable
international
submerge
unbelievable

Friday 03 May

Posted on Friday 03 May 2019 by Mr Mills

Focus : -ous ending

Learn these words for a test next week. You could; speedwrite them; use them in sentences; draw them as pyramid words; or any other way to remember them. These are a mixtures or words we have learnt recently and some from earlier in the year we still need to practise.

  1. poisonous
  2. envious
  3. furious
  4. various
  5. courageous
  6. mountainous
  7. monstrous
  8. fabulous

22 March 2019

Posted on Friday 22 March 2019 by Mr Mills

Focus : Year 3/4 statutory words

Learn these words for a test next week. You could; speedwrite them; use them in sentences; draw them as pyramid words; or any other way to remember them. These are a mixtures or words we have learnt recently and some from earlier in the year we still need to practise.

accident
occasionally
mention
interesting
experience
certainly
special
library
exercising
decided

15 March 2019

Posted on Friday 15 March 2019 by Mr Mills

Focus : -cian, -sion, -tion and -ssion

Learn these words for a test next week. You could speed write them; use them in sentences; draw them as pyramid words; or any other way to remember them.

magician
optician
collision
explosion
possession
mission
fiction
fraction
attention
electrician

15 March 2019

Posted on Thursday 14 March 2019 by Mr Mills

Focus : -cian, -sion, -tion and -ssion

Learn these words for a test next week. You could speed write them; use them in sentences; draw them as pyramid words; or any other way to remember them.

magician
optician
collision
explosion
possession
mission
fiction
fraction
attention
electrician

Friday 01 March 2019

Posted on Friday 01 March 2019 by Mr Mills

Focus : apostrophes for possession

We have been learning about how apostrophes can show possession or ownership in a sentence.Create a series of questions that you can give to a partner to test them on apostrophes.

You could have questions on:

  • correct/incorrect use of apostrophes
  • insert apostrophes in sentences
  • spot the incorrect use of an apostrophe

or anything else you can think of.

25 January 2019

Posted on Friday 25 January 2019 by Mr Mills

Spelling

Focus : the gu- sound
Learn these words for a test next week. For each word: speedwrite it three times; draw it as a pyramid word, and use it in a sentence.

guide
guest
guard
guess
guitar
guardian
spluttering
clustered

18 January 2019

Posted on Friday 18 January 2019 by Mr Mills

Focus : drop the y for an i

Having learn a lot of the words last week, your task this week is to make a poster explaining the rule and think of some of your own examples.

Think about:
Does this apply to all words ending in y?
What words do NOT fit this rule?

Some of the words from last week were: easier, clumsiest, laziness