Year 5 & 6 Spelling

26 March 2021

Posted on Friday 26 March 2021 by Mr Mills

This week, we have been focusing on words that contain the -tious and -cious letter string. Learn the following words using the strategies which we use in our spelling lessons in preparation for a test on Thursday 01 April.

  • conscious
  • vicious
  • delicious
  • ambitious
  • infectious
  • precious
  • malicious
  • cautious
  •  suspicious
  • fictitious
  • anxious

19 March 2021

Posted on Friday 19 March 2021 by Mr Mills

This week, we have been focusing on words that contain the -cial and -tial letter string. Learn the following words using the strategies which we use in our spelling lessons in preparation for a test on Thursday 25 March.

confidential
substantial
residential
essential
torrential
financial
social
racial
partial
influential
controversial
official
commercial
special
artificial

12 March 2021

Posted on Friday 12 March 2021 by Mr Mills

This week, we’ve been learning how to add suffixes to words ending in -fer. Please learn the following words for a test on Thursday 18 March 2021. 

  • inference
  • preferred
  • offered
  • reference
  • referring
  • preference
  • referral
  • inferred

Friday 08 March

Posted on Friday 05 March 2021 by Mr Mills

This week, we have been focusing on words that contain the ‘shun’ sound by using the endings -tion, -sion and -cian. Learn the following words using the strategies which we use in our spelling lessons in preparation for a test on Friday 12 March.

appreciation
communication
desperation
determination
exaggeration
explanation
interruption
occupation
persuasion
explosion
suggestion
optician
electrician

08 January 2021

Posted on Monday 04 January 2021 by Miss Beatson

Homophones

desert dessert
stationary stationery
compliment complement
principal principle
which witch

27 November 2020

Posted on Friday 27 November 2020 by Miss Beatson

This week, we’ve been learning the spelling rule for words ending in ible and able. Complete this sheet matching words to the correct word ending.

13 November 2020

Posted on Friday 13 November 2020 by Miss Beatson

Spelling pattern ‘ough’

Learn for a spelling test next week.

  • thorough
  • enough
  • cough
  • thought
  • plough
  • dough
  • ought
  • bough
  • although
  • rough

06 November 2020

Posted on Saturday 07 November 2020 by Miss Beatson

This week, we’ve been learning how to change nouns from singular to plural. Click here to remind yourself of the rules for plurals.

Change these nouns from singular to plural.

bargain

bruise

puppy

category

hoof

community

dictionary

wolf

bush

crutch

design

opportunity

Choose some words and put them into sentences.

Challenge: add parenthesis (extra information) by using brackets, dashes or commas.

16 October 2020

Posted on Friday 16 October 2020 by Miss Beatson

This week, we’ve been learning about prefixes- complete this sheet.

Match the correct prefix with the root word and write the new word in a sentence.

Please send a photograph of your sentences to nataliebeatson@spherefederation.org

03 October 2020

Posted on Saturday 03 October 2020 by Miss Beatson

This week, we’ve been learning about apostrophes for missing letters (contracted form). Complete the activities below and email me a picture to nataliebeatson@spherefederation.org by Thursday 08 October.

Shorten these words using an apostrophe:

she will    ______________________

they have _____________________

they are _______________________

where is ______________________

he is _________________________

must not ______________________

can not _______________________

Write a sentence using shortened versions of the words below.

should have

____________________________________________

will not

____________________________________________

could have

____________________________________________