Year 5 & 6 Spelling

01 March 2019

Posted on Friday 01 March 2019 by Miss Beatson

Complete a spelling activity from the spelling grid.

Suffix tial or cial

potential crucial
residential racial
influential artificial
confidential unofficial
torrential special

08 February 2019

Posted on Sunday 10 February 2019 by Miss Beatson

Complete a spelling activity from the spelling grid.

 

suffixes: –able or -ible

adorable horrible
considerable Possible
comfortable legible
enjoyable incredible
reliable sensible
changeable terrible
laughable visible

01 February 2019

Posted on Sunday 03 February 2019 by Miss Beatson

Complete a spelling activity from the spelling grid.

Suffix ‘shun’ : -cian

magician dietician
musician politician
technician clinician
optician mathematician
electrician statistician

25 January 2019

Posted on Saturday 26 January 2019 by Miss Beatson

A reminder of the spelling activity grid.

1.    Spot the Word

Look to see if you can spot smaller words inside the spelling word eg; friend, vegetable.

2.    Speed Write

Choose some words from the spelling list. How many times can you write the same word in one minute?

3.    Rainbow Words

Break a word down into syllables and write each part in a different colour eg; im / poss / i / ble

4.    Mnemonic

Write a mnemonic to remember the spelling: the first letter of each word in the sentence spells the word eg; because: big elephants can’t always use small exits.

5.    Backwards Words

Write out the spelling word forwards and then backwards eg; communicate / etacinummoc

6.    Silly Sentences

Write silly sentences with a spelling word in each. Underline the spelling word.

7.    Connect the Dots

Write the spelling words using dots, then connect the dots by tracing over them with a coloured pencil.

8.    Spelling Tennis

Play with somebody at home and evidence it in your homework book.

One person starts with the first letter of the word; the other person says the next letter. The last person to add a letter, wins!

9.    Musical Words

Make up a little thyme, rap or song to remember words or rules for spellings eg; Mrs D, Mrs I, Mrs F,F,I, Mrs C, Mrs U, Mrs L, T, Y- difficulty.

25 January 2019

Posted on Saturday 26 January 2019 by Miss Beatson

This week’s spelling list

Complete a spelling activity from the spelling grid.

 Suffix ‘shun’ : tion, sion, ssion

protection persuasion
competition infusion
occupation confession
accommodation expression
explosion mission
occasion discussion

11 January 2019

Posted on Saturday 12 January 2019 by Miss Beatson

You can change nouns and adjectives into verbs by using the suffixes: ify, ate and ise.

The spelling activity this week is to sort nouns and adjectives by adding these suffixes.

Examples include popular, advert, pure, real, computer, active, author and equal. Which suffix can you add to these words?

 

07 December 2018

Posted on Friday 07 December 2018 by Miss Beatson

This week, we’ve continued to learn about prefixes.

Please learn all the words we created in class ready for a spelling test next week. The words we looked at had the prefixes:

  • mid
  • pre
  • fore
  • un

Play this game!

30 November 2018

Posted on Friday 30 November 2018 by Miss Beatson

This week’s spelling activity is about prefixes. You must find out the meaning of different prefixes:

  • re
  • bi
  • dis
  • mis
  • pre
  • over
  • un

Then, write down three examples of words with these prefixes.

23 November 2018

Posted on Sunday 25 November 2018 by Miss Beatson

Please learn the following spellings for a test on Thursday 29 November.

 

Pre-fix: dis

disappointed disown
dissatisfied dislike
dissimilar dishonest
disagree disrespect
disappear disobey
disqualify disembark

09 November 2018

Posted on Friday 09 November 2018 by Miss Beatson

Synonyms are words with the same or similar meaning:

  • Words such as happy, cheerful and merry.
  • Words such as sad, miserable and heart-broken.

Antonyms are words with opposite meanings:

  • Words such as angry and peaceful.
  • Words such as funny and serious.

Spelling task: find and write six examples of synonyms and six examples of antonyms.

Find out more here.