Next week, we’ll be adding the suffix –fer. For some ideas of how to make learning your spellings fun,
see our ‘Super Spelling Strategies’ guide on the website.
Learn these words by Friday 10th March.
Next week, we will learn about the ‘shun’ sound. This can be written as –tion, -sion, -ssion, -cian. The spellings for this week will focus on the –tion spelling pattern.
Learn these words for a test on Friday 3rd March.
Next week, we’ll be learning about using apostrophes. An apostrophe can be used to show that one thing belongs to or is connected to something. This is called a possessive apostrophe.
The cat’s fluffy tail.
An apostrophe because of omission is where an apostrophe is used to indicate the missing letters in a contraction (the shortened form of a word or group of words).
Create your own sentences using both forms of apostrophes.
The test will take place on Friday 10 February.
This week, we’ve been learning about adding prefixes. Please learn the following words for a test on Friday 3rd February.
This week, we’ll continue learning about the prefix co- and re-. Learn the following words for a test on Friday 27th January.
This week, we’ve been adding suffixes to root words. These have included –ent, -ence, -ant and –ance.
Please learn the following words for a test on Friday 20 th January.
Help at home:
See if your child can identify the root word for each of these words, for example:
The root word of assistance is to assist.
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We have been learning regularly about homophones. Learn these words for a test on Friday 13th January. We recommend putting these words into sentences so that you understand the meaning of each word.
Help at home
To aid your child, you could try the following techniques to help learn spellings at home:
look, say, cover, write, check
This week, we will be learning the ough letter string. Learn these words for a test on Friday 18th November.
Next week, we will be learning about how to make words plural. Learn the following words for a test on Friday 11th November:
Next week, we will be learning about suffixes – adding –ing and –ed to change the tense of words. Learn these words at home – maybe write some silly sentences or speed write them as many times as you can.
Please practise these words ready for a spelling test on Friday 14th October.