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Our final spellings for this year are a further revision of words with silent letters in them. Make sure you know the meaning of each word and can use them in a sentence! Please learn them ready for Friday 16th July:

 

surprise

build

guide

guard

wheat

whale

honest

whirl

gnome

gnaw

This week’s spellings are a revision of words with silent letters in them. Make sure you know the meaning of each word and can use them in a sentence! Please learn them ready for Friday 9th July:

 

calm

island

answer

write

wrapper

knife

knock

thumb

doubt

half

 

This week’s spellings are some more words ending with a /chuh/ sound spelt with ‘ture’. Make sure you know the meaning of each word and can use them in a sentence! Please learn them ready for Friday 2nd July:

 

texture

lecture

literature

mature

miniature

mixture

puncture

sculpture

signature

temperature

This week’s spellings are words ending with a /chuh/ sound spelt with ‘ture’. Make sure you know the meaning of each word and can use them in a sentence! Please learn them ready for Friday 25th June:

 

structure

creature

picture

nature

furniture

capture

culture

moisture

future

gesture

 

This week’s spellings are words ending with a /zhuh/ sound spelt with ‘sure’. Make sure you know the meaning of each word and can use them in a sentence! Please learn them ready for Friday 18th June:

treasure

measure

pleasure

enclosure

closure

leisure

exposure

pressure

composure

fissure

 

The half break is a great time to review all of our spellings from this term so far! You can look back through our spelling lists and see how many you can remember and whether you can use them in sentences.

For the first week back, our spellings are words ending in the suffix
-al. Make sure you know the meaning of each word and can use them in a sentence! Please learn them ready for Friday 11th June:

 

personal

natural

occasional

actual

accidental

medical

national

capital

vocal

sensational

 

 

This week’s spellings are words families based on root words ‘press’ and ‘vent’. Make sure you know the meaning of each word and can use them in a sentence! Please learn them ready for Friday 28th May:

 

press

suppress

express

compress

impress

prevent

invent

venture

adventure

eventful

 

This week’s spellings are words families based on root words ‘scope’ and ‘spect’. Make sure you know the meaning of each word and can use them in a sentence! Please learn them ready for Friday 21st May:

 

scope

telescope

microscope

horoscope

periscope

inspect

spectator

respect

perspective

spectacles

 

This week’s spellings are words families based on root words ‘struct’ and ‘uni’. Make sure you know the meaning of each word and can use them in a sentence! Please learn them ready for Friday 14th May:

 

instruct

structure

construction

instruction

instructor

unit

union

united

universe

university

 

This week’s spellings are words with a short /u/ sound spelt with ‘ou’. Make sure you know the meaning of each word and can use them in a sentence! Please learn them ready for Friday 7th May:

 

cousin

enough

young

touch

double

trouble

country

courage

rough

tough

 

This week’s spellings are words with a short /u/ sound spelt with ‘o’. Make sure you know the meaning of each word and can use them in a sentence! Please learn them ready for Friday 30th April:

 

discover

woman

wonder

month

govern

brother

another

shovel

above

Monday

 

 

The Easter break is a great time to review all of our spellings from this term! You can look back through our spelling lists and see how many you can remember and whether you can use them in sentences.

For the first week back, our spellings are words ending in ‘-ary’. Make sure you know the meaning of each word and can use them in a sentence! Please learn them ready for Friday 23rd April:

 

necessary

library

February

dictionary

boundary

salary

summary

primary

secondary

ordinary

 

 

 

 

 

This week’s spellings are words with a /sh/ sound spelt with 'ch'. Make sure you know the meaning of each word and can use them in a sentence! As we are not at school next Thursday or Friday, we will have our test next Wednesday (31st March). :

chef

chalet

machine

brochure

crochet

ricochet

parachute

moustache

champagne

chute

 

 

This week’s spellings are words ending in the /g/ sound spelt 'gue' and the /k/ sound spelt ‘que’. There are only 9 spellings this week. Make sure you know the meaning of each word and can use them in a sentence! Please learn them ready for Friday 26th March:

 

league

plague

rogue

vague

fatigue

unique

antique

mosque

cheque

 

 

 We are back to learning our spellings at home, ready for a test at school the following week!

 

This week’s spellings are words that have been made by adding the prefixes bi- (meaning ‘two’ or ‘twice’) and re- (meaning ‘again’ or back’). Make sure you know the meaning of each word and can use them in a sentence! Please learn them ready for Friday 19th March: 

bicycle

biplane

bisect

bilingual

biannual

reappear

redecorate

reapply

repay

rebuild

 

 

Here are our new spellings for next term. The test will be on Friday 8th January, which seems a long way away but don't leave learning them until the last minute! The Christmas break is also a great opportunity to recap all the spellings that we have learned over the course of this term. Can you remember the meaning of each word and how you could use them in a sentence? The spellings below are all words with short /i/ sound spelt with ‘y’:

 

 

myth 

gym 

Egypt 

pyramid 

mystery 

hymn 

system 

symbol 

lyric 

typical 

 

 

Our spellings this week are statutory spelling words for Year 3. This means that they are important words that we have to know and be able to use! Make sure you know the meaning of each and try to use them in a sentence. Learn them for next Friday (11th December):

 

believe 

appear 

often 

group 

breath 

continue 

arrive 

women 

describe 

height 

Our spellings this week are some more lovely adverbs! These adverbs have all been created adding the suffix '-ly' but they are a bit more challenging because they are exceptions to the rules that we have learned so far this half term. You will need to learn each individually and make sure you know what they mean by looking in a dictionary (real or online) or by asking an adult. Can you put each one into a sentence? Learn them ready for Friday 4th December.

 

truly 

duly 

wholly 

fully 

publicly 

daily 

dryly 

slyly 

shyly 

coyly 

 

This week's spellings are adverbs that have been created using the suffix -ly  and where the root words end in ‘ic’ or ‘al’. The test will be next Friday (27th Nov):

 

basically

frantically

dramatically

magically

tragically

comically

actually

accidentally

occasionally

eventually

 

This week's spellings are creating adverbs using the suffix '-ly' where the root word ends in ‘le’. The test for these words will be next Friday (20th November):

gently

simply

humbly

nobly

possibly

terribly

horribly

comfortably

incredibly

probably

Welcome back! This week's spellings are more lovely adverbs created using the suffix -ly. This time, though, the root word ends in ‘y’ and has more than one syllable. Can you see what change has been made to each root word when the 'ly' has been added?

 

happily

angrily

lazily

easily

busily

greedily

messily

wearily

cheekily

clumsily

The following spellings are for the Friday of the first week back after half term (6th November!). They are all words where an adverb has been created using the suffix –ly but there has been no change to the root word. Remember to learn the meanings too so that you can use them in your writing! 

 

kindly

quickly

safely

rudely

sweetly

strongly

bravely

secretly

finally

usually

 

 

This week's spelling words have the long vowel sound. We will have our test next Thursday (22nd October) as Friday is an INSET day. Make sure you know the meaning of each word... can you put each one into a sentence?

straight

campaign

contain

brain

faint

waist

claim

praise

complaint

 

 

 

This week's spellings are words with the long vowel sound /a/ spelt with 'ey'. Remember to look at the meanings of the words as well as learning the spellings! Please learn them ready for next Friday (16th October):

 

hey

they

obey

grey

prey

whey

survey

convey

disobey

purvey

 

 

This week's spellings are words with the long vowel sound /a/ spelt with 'ei'. Remember that knowing the meaning of the words is just as important as being able to spell them! Please make sure you know them ready for next Friday (9th October):

 

eight

eighth

eighty

weight

neighbour

vein

veil

beige

sleigh

freight

 

 

This week's spellings are question words and grammar terms. Please make sure you know what each one means and be sure to learn them ready for next Friday (2nd October):

who

why

what

which

where

when

noun

adjective

verb

adverb

This week, we have some more homophones or near homophones. Please practise at home ready for our test next Friday (25.9):

be

bee

quite

quiet

bare

bear

one

won

son

sun

11/09/20-

 

This week, our spellings are homophones or near-homophones. We will put the spellings into a sentence when we do the test so that you know which homophone we would like you to write so make sure you know what each one means!

 

Please learn the following spellings ready for our test next Friday (18.09):

 

1. there

2. their

3. they’re

4. here

5. hear

6. see

7. sea

8. to

9. too

10. two

 

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