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Weekly Expected Spellings

wb 28th March

 

Our last week before the Easter Holidays - everyone has worked so hard on learning their spellings and we have seen some great success with end of term scores. After Easter we are likely to have two and a half groups to help make sure all children have appropriate spellings aligned with their abilities and progress - will of course clarify this.

 

For this weeks spellings - keep making sure you know the meanings and can use the words in context.

 

Group 1) Continuing adverbs - ly (exceptions to the rules)

1) truly

2) duly

3) wholly

4) fully

5) daily

6) publicly

7) dryly

8) slyly

9) shyly

10) coyly

 

Group 2) ie or ei?

1) medieval

2) obedient

3) ancient

4) glacier

5) freight

6) sovereign

7) pierce

8) scientific

9) neighbourhood

10) fiery

 

Any problems please use the class email address or let us know through the home-communication books.

 

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wb 21st March

 

Well done to everyone who has been practising their spellings at home - keep it up, your scores are showing this. To help develop your computer skills you could try practising typing them on the computer - how many can you type in a minute?

 

Group 1: - root words ending in 'ic - with suffix ly

1) basically 

2) frantically

3) dramatically

4) magically

5) tragically

6) comically

7) actually

8) accidentally

9) occasionally

10) eventually

 

Group 2: ei - remember to make sure you know the meanings

1) ceiling

2) receiving

3) receipt

4) deceit

5) perceive

6) conceit

7) neither

8) protein

 

2 words from the National Curriculum list

9) mischievous

10) queue

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wb 14th March

 

A fantastic week for all of Hawks - we have learnt lots of new words both in our English lessons and then developing our skills with our weekly spellings. Keep up the hard-work, maybe this week you could try and include your spellings in an extended piece of writing whether it be an adventure story or a fact-file on a fantasy animal or even a letter to a family member.

 

Group 1 - continuing the ly spelling theme, words ending in e (adverbs)

1) gently

2) simply

3) humbly

4) nobly

5) horribly

6) terribly

7) possibly

8) incredibly

9) comfortably

10) probably

 

Group 2 - root words - velop, cept, struct

1) underdeveloped

2) redevelopment

3) enveloped

4) exceptionally

5) unacceptable

6) intercepted

7) obstruction

8) deconstruction

9) reconstructed

10) unconstructive

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wb 7th March

 

After an interesting week with World Book Day and Judaism day we've still worked really hard learning our spellings.  Remember to check meanings of words you are unsure of and always try and use the word in context to help with learning them. Another skill is indentifying and looking for the root word. 

 

Group 1 - continuing with adverbs

1) happily

2) angrily

3) lazily

4) easily

5) busily

6) greedily

7) messily

8) wearily

9) cheekily

10) clumsily

 

Group 2 - using prefix, suffix - focus on ___graph___

1) photographical

2) geographical

3) autographs 

4) calligraphy

5) autobiography

6) demographics

7) choreography

8) radiographer 

9) telegraphs

10) typography

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wb 28th February

 

We've had some great discussions this week about strategies we can use to help us spell - we've been focusing on which parts of the word might be tricky and then thinking about related words too. Don't forget to check meanings of words if you are unsure. 

 

Group 1 - creating adverbs using the suffix -ly

 

1) kindly

2) quickly

3) safely

4) rudely

5) sweetly

6) strongly

7) bravely

8) secretly

9) finally

10 usually

 

Group 2 - focusing on prefix and suffix, using word matrices

 

1) unfinished

2) reattached

3) defective

4) detachable

5) semifinalist

6) indefinitely

7) reattachment 

8) impoliteness 

9) alliteration

10) justifiable


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