Year 3 Spelling

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

Spellings 23.06.20203

Posted on Friday 23 June 2023 by Miss Gledhill

decide                   increase

describe

exercise                height

surprise                beautiful

Spellings 9.6.23

Posted on Saturday 10 June 2023 by Miss Gledhill

Next week, we will be practising spellings with the tion suffix.

station

caption

emotion

nutrition

fraction

question

Spellings 19th May 2023

Posted on Thursday 18 May 2023 by Miss Gledhill

though

through

thought

straight

special

strange

strength

separate

remember

Spellings 05.05.2023

Posted on Friday 05 May 2023 by Miss Gledhill

Next week, the children will be tested on synonyms for said. This will help us as we are going to be writing a narrative using direct speech:

shouted

called

replied

exclaimed

yelled

whispered

whimpered

cried

Spellings 28.04.23

Posted on Wednesday 03 May 2023 by Miss Gledhill

We will be practicing the sion/tion/cian grapheme:

explosion

mission

direction

attention

fraction

magician

optician

Spellings 21.04.2023

Posted on Wednesday 26 April 2023 by Miss Gledhill

This week, we are focusing on contractions:

can’t

don’t

won’t

haven’t

shouldn’t

mustn’t

wouldn’t

isn’t

 

Spellings 24.03.23

Posted on Friday 24 March 2023 by Miss Gledhill

Next week, we will continue to practice doubling the consonant after the short vowel sound.

address

collect

happen

annoyed

stopping

selling

putting

telling

Spellings 10.03.23

Posted on Saturday 11 March 2023 by Miss Gledhill

Hi,

If Year 3 can please continue to practice the spellings listed below, they will be tested on them next Friday.

We will also have a x8 test.

Thanks

03 March 2023

Posted on Friday 03 March 2023 by Mr Roundtree

This week’s spellings focus on suffixes – the bit at the end of words that can change the meaning of the root word: