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Term 6 Week 4 - Week beginning 27.06.22

This week, we will be learning about words ending with a /chuh/ sound spelt with 'ture'.

Words ending with a /chuh/ sound spelt with ‘ture’

 

creature

picture

nature

furniture

capture

culture

moisture

future

gesture

 

Term 6 Week 3 - Week beginning 20.06.22

This week, we are learning about words ending with a /zhuh/ sound spelt with 'sure'.

 

treasure 

measure

pleasure

enclosure

leisure

exposure

pressure

composure

 

Term 6 Week 2 - Week beginning 13.06.22

 

This week, we will be learning all about words ending in the suffix 'al'.

 

natural

occasional

actual

accidental

medical

national

capital

vocal

sensational

personal

 

Term 6 Week 1 - Week beginning 07.06.22

This week, we are not setting new spellings. Due to the Jubilee celebration at the end of Term 5, we did not have time to check our last set of spellings. So, this week we will continue to learn about word families based on the root words 'struct' and 'uni' and we will have our normal check on Friday. 

 

instruct

structure

construction

instruction 

instructor 

unit 

union

united

universe

university

Term 5 Week 6 - Week beginning 23.05.22

This week, we will be learning about word families based on the root words 'struct' and 'uni'. 

 

instruct

structure

construction

instruction 

instructor 

unit 

union

united

universe

university

 

 

 

Term 5 Week 5 - Week beginning 16.05.22

 

This week, we will be learning about words that end in 'ary'. There are a few tricky ones, but just give it your best go! 

 

library 

February

dictionary

boundary 

summary 

primary

secondary

ordinary

necessary 

 

Term 5 Week 4 - Week beginning 09.05.22

 

This week, we are learning about words with a short /u/ sound spelt with ‘ou’.

 

enough

rough

tough

young

touch

double

trouble

country

courage

cousin

 

Term 5 Week 3 - Week beginning 02.05.22

This week, we will be learning about words that contain a short /u/ sound spelt with ‘o’.

 

woman

wonder

month

govern

brother

another

shovel

above

Monday

discover

 

Term 5 Week 2 - Week beginning 25.04.22

 

We have started to learn all about the Romans and their impact on our country. This week in class, we will be learning a few words to help us with our Topic. There are a few tricky words so please do not worry if you find them hard! We will continue to work on them and talk about them throughout our topic. 

 

Rome

Romans

emperor 

gladius    (a Roman sword) 

scutum    (a Roman shield)

legion 

legionnaire 

centurion  

gladiator

toga

Week beginning 28th March

  This week we will be looking at words ending in the /g/ sound spelt 'gue' and words ending in the /k/ sound spelt 'que'. We will also have a look at three words from Sir Linkalot - thought, through and though (Level 2, Christmas Carroll spelling bundle)

This week's words are:

 

league

plague

fatigue

unique

antique

mosque

technique

thought

through

though

 

 Week beginning 21st March

  This week we will be looking at the prefixes of re- (meaning again or back) and bi- (meaning two or twice). We will also be looking at two spellings words from Sit Linkalot.

 These words are said and caught (spelling bundle level 2, Christmas Carroll)

  This week's words are:

 bicycle (spelling bundle level 4, bicycle Bernard Shaw)

 bisect

 bilingual

 biannual

 reappear

 reapply

 repay

 rebuild

 said 

 caught

Week beginning 14th March

This week we will be continuing to learn about homophones (words that sound the same but are spelled differently and have different meanings). Some of this week’s spelling have videos on SirLinkalot which may be helpful to help learn the words. The spelling words for this week are:

scent

sent

vain

vein

rode – (Level one Pear Poe homophones bundle)

road – (Level one Pear Poe homophones bundle)

steel

steal

waist

waste

Week beginning 7th March

  This week we are going to be learning homophones (words which sound the same but are spelled differently and have different meanings). We will be checking we understand what these workds mean and thinking about ways we can remember how to spell the different homophones. There are some videos on Sir Linkalot to help us.

  This week's words are:

 great (Great Grimms spelling bundle)

 grate

 grown

 groan

 plain (Loose Lear spelling bundle)

 plane (Loose Lear spelling bundle)

 peace (Loose Lear spelling bundle)

 piece (Loose Lear spelling bundle)

 rain

 reign

Week beginning 28th February

  This week we are going to be learning about the /k/ sound when it is spelled with a 'ch'. two of these words are on Sir Linkalot - Stomach is in Level 4 bundle Spaghetti Shakespeare and technology is in Level 4 bundle Graffiti Greene. We will also look at two Year 2 words - half and money.

  This week our words are:

 chorus

 echo

 character

 ache

 chaos

 stomach

 orchestra

 technology

 money

 half

 

Week beginning 21st February

  This week we will continue to look at prefixes. This week we will be looking at the prefix of dis-. We will be discussing that the dis- prefix means opposite or not and looking at roots words that it can be attached to. We will also be watching a Sir Linkalot video about this prefix from the Level 3 Double Dumas bundle. We will also look at how to spell two Year 2 words: improve and hour.

  The spelling words for this week are:

dislike

disobey

discover

disappear

dishonest

disbelieve

disapprove

discontinue

improve

hour

  

Week beginning 7th February 

  This week we will be learning about the prefix mis-. We will learn that it gives the root word it precedes a negative meaning, for example misheard means that you didn't hear correctly. We will discuss the meaning of these words and think about ways we can remember how to spell them. We will also look at two Year 2 words this week, which will be: any and many, which both have Sir Linkalot videos on spelling bundle level two, Great Grimes. 

  This week's spelling words are:

  misspell

  mistrust

  misuse

  misplace

  mislead

  misheard

  misbehave

  misread

  mistreat

  misplace

  any

  many

 Week beginning 24th January

  This week we will be continuing to look at vowel suffixes (-er, -ed, -en and -ing) being added to words with more than one syllable. This week we will be looking at words where the last syllable is stressed. We will be reminding ourselves of what syllables are and talking about the last syllable being stressed. We will also talk about what the different words mean. 

  We will also look at two Year 2 words: clothes and pass. (clothes is on SirLinkalot Level 2, Orange Orwell bundle) 

  This week's words are:

  forgetting

  forgotten

  beginning

  beginner

  preferred

  preferring

  occurred

  occurring

  forbidden

  committed

  clothes

  pass

 Week beginning 17th January

  This week we will be learning about words when we add the suffixes 'er, -ed or -ing' to words with more than one syllable where the last syllable is unstressed. We will discuss what a suffix is, remind ourselves of what syllables are and think about what it means when the last syllable is unstressed, as well as thinking about what the words mean. We will continue to look at Year 2 words as well this week. This week we will look at steak and break. (break is on Sir Linkalot in spelling bundle level two, loose Lear) 

  This week's words are:

  gardener

  gardening

  limited

  limiting

  offering

  offered

  benefited

  benefiting

  focused

  focusing

  steak

  break

 Week beginning 10th January

  This week we are going to be learning about words where the short /i/ sound is made by a 'y'. We will be learning about how the 'y' makes the /i/ sound as well as tlaking about what the words mean.

This week's words are:

  myth

  gym

  Egypt

  pyramid

  mystery

  hymn

  system

  symbol

  lyric

  typical 

 Week beginning 13th December

  This week we will be looking at some of our Year 3 and 4 spelling words and one Year 2 spelling word. We had a look at these words in class on Wednesday 8th December. We spelled the words together and talked about the sounds some of the letters made. Our Year 2 word this week is Christmas. There is a Sirlinkalot about this word in level 2 spelling bundle Christmas Carroll.

  We will check these words on Tuesday 14th Decemeber.

This week's words are:

  believe

  appear

  often

  group

  breath

  continue

  arrive

  women

  describe

  height

  Christmas

 Week beginning 29th November

  This week we are going to continue to look at adding the -ly suffix to make adverbs. Most root words that end in 'e' keep the 'e' when the -ly is added, however there are some exceptions to this rule, which we are going to learn this week. Most root words that end in 'y' change the 'y' to an 'i' when adding the 'ly suffix. However when the root word is only one syllable it usually keeps the 'y'.

  Take a look at the powerpoint below to find out more.

This week's spellings are:

truly

duly

wholly

fully

publicly

daily

dryly

slyly

shyly

coyly

Week beginning 22nd November

  If you would like to check your spellings at home this week because you aren't in school on Friday there is a document below which has the spelling sentences we will be using in class as well as the answers below for a grown up to read to you like we do in class. Good luck and enjoy. 

 

 Week beginning 22nd November

  This week we will be continuing to look at adverbs. The words this week are adverbs where the root word ends with 'ic' or 'al'. These words usually end with 'ally' when they become adverbs. We will remind ourselves about what an adverb is and then discuss the meaning of words. We will also have a look at the powerpoint below.

  We will also look at two Year 2 words this week. They will be 'pretty' and 'sure'.

  This week's words are:

 basically

frantically

dramatically

magically

tragically

comically

actually

accidentally

occasionally

eventually

pretty

sure

  

 Week beginning 15th November

  This week we will continue to look at how the suffix -ly changes adjectives into adverbs. This week we will be looking at words with more than one syllable that end in a y. The y at the end of these words changes to an i before the -ly is added. 

  We will also look back at two Year 2 words to fill in gaps from learning that was missed due to lockdowns. These words will be who and whole. We will discuss the similarities in these words as well as the fact that 'whole' is a homophone. 

This week's words are:

happily

angrily

lazily

easily

busily

greedily

messily

wearily

cheekily

clumsily

who

whole

 Week beginning 8th November

  This week we will be looking at adding the suffix -ly to the end of words when the words don't change. We will be discussing what a suffix is and what it does as well as looking at the spellings and discussing their meanings. 

  We will also look at two words on Sir Linkalot - everybody (Level two Great Grimes spelling bundle) and parent (Level two Blue Blyton spelling bundle)

  This week's spelling are:

 kindly

 quickly

 safely

 rudely

 sweetly

 strongly

 bravely

 secretly

 finally

 usually

 everybody

 parent

 Week beginning 1st November 

  This week we will be looking at homophones and near homophones again. 

  We will talk about how these homphones are different, what they mean and some ideas for how we can remember how to spell them. We will also look at two Sir Linkalot words : half (Level 1 Water Wells bundle) and Mrs (level 2 Great Grimes bundle). There are a few of our other words on Sir Linkalot this week as well so have a look and see how many you can find.

  The homophones this week are:

 berry and bury 

 brake and break

 meet and meat

 ball and bawl

 fair and fare

  The Sir Linkalot words are:

half and Mrs

  

Week beginning 18th October

  This week we will be learning about homophones and near homophones. These are words which sound the same but are spelled differently and have different meanings. We will talk about what the different words mean as well as some ideas for how to remember which homophone has which meaning. 

  We will also look at two words on Sir Linkalot. These words will be any and many (Level 2, Great Grimes bundle).

  This week's words are 

  here and hear

  heel and heal 

  main and mane

  mail and male

  knot and not

  any

  many

 

Mrs Thomson's group will continue to look at the following words alongside the class spellings: door, floor, poor, because, find, kind, mind, behind, child and children

 Week beginning 11th October

  This week we will be learning about how to make the /ur/ sound using 'ear'. We will also be looking at three words from Sir Linkalot: could, should and would (level 2 Orange Orwell).

  We will look at these words in school on Monday, looking at how the /ur/ sound is made and thinking about what the different words mean. We will check the words in class on Friday.

  This week's words are:

earth 

early 

learn

search

hear

ear

pear

earl     

unearth 

rehearse

would

could

should

Week beginning 4th October

 This week we are going to be learning another way of making the long /a/ sound, this week using the 'ai' digraph. We will also be using Sir Linkalot to help us learn 2 more words. These words are father (level 2 'Great Grimes' bundle) and after (level 1 'Wild Wilde' bundle). We will be checking these words on Friday.

  This week's words are: 

waist

claim

praise

complaint

afraid

straight

campaign

contain

brain

faint

And the Sir Linkalot words:

father

​​​​​​​after

 Week beginning 27th September

  This week we checked our spellings from last week on Monday as we had European languages day on Friday so didn't have time to check our spellings.

  This week we will be learning our spellings on Tuesday and checking them on Friday as usual. 

  Our spellings this week will be looking at making the long /a/ sound using 'ey'. We will also use Sir Linkalot to learn the word beautiful (in the level 3 'weird Wordsworth' bundle) and sugar (in the level 2 'great Grimes' bundle).

  This week's spellings are: 

hey  

obey

grey  

prey

whey 

survey

convey

disobey

purvey

and the Sir Linkalot words:

beautiful 

sugar

Week beginning 20th September

  This week we will be looking at words where the Words with the /eɪ/ sound spelt ei, eigh, or ey. 

  This week's words are:

eight

eighty

eighth

weight

veil

vein

beige

sleigh

freight

neighbour

We will also check the word 'busy' from the Year 2 spelling list and Sir Linkalot. 'Busy' can be found in the 'Key Keats' spelling bundle.

 Week beginning 13th September

  This week we will continue to check our Year 2 spellings, in order to assess any extra support that may be needed for individual children or the class as a whole. This will help us to ensure we are building on a solid foundation when we move on to learning Year 3 and 4 spellings next week. 

 

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