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St Mary's Bentworth

Church of England Primary School

Love, Respect, Belong

Lime Home Learning

Creative ways to learn your spellings!

Spelling Homework – Week Beginning 19th July

Please continue to consolidate the rules we have been learning this half term (they are all still below), so that you are confident with them. You can also continue working on your word list words so that you are growing more confident for next year. 

 

Spelling Homework – Week Beginning 12th July

This week, we are testing our word list words (Year 3, 4, and 5 lists). Please keep working on these so you are ready. Please also consolidate the rules we have been learning this half term (they are all still below), so that you are confident with them.

 

Spelling Homework – Week Beginning 5th July

 

Spelling Rule: /k/ spelt ch and /sh/ spelt ch

 

Why do we have this rule? Words with the /k/ spelt ch have their roots in the Greek language. Words with the /sh/ sound spelt ch have their roots in the French language.

 

Year 4 word list:

ache, anchor, scheme, chorus, echo, character, chaos

chef, chalet, machine

 

Year 5 word list:

stomach, technical, monarch, architect, orchestra, mechanic, chorus, chaos

chute, brochure

 

Please make sure that you are also learning your words from the wordlists. Use the creative spelling ideas above to help you learn your words in a multisensory way - using lots of different techniques really helps the spelling to stick!

 

Spelling Homework – Week Beginning 28th June

 

Spelling Rule: /ee/ sound spelt ei after the letter c

 

Why do we have this rule? The ‘i before e, except after c’ rule applies to words where the sound spelt by the ei is /ee/.

 

Year 4 word list:

deceive, conceive, receive, perceive, ceiling,

Exceptions: protein, caffeine, seize

 

Year 5 word list:

ceiling, inconceivable, receipt, conceit, deceit

Exceptions: protein, caffeine, seize

 

Please make sure that you are also learning your words from the wordlists. Use the creative spelling ideas above to help you learn your words in a multisensory way - using lots of different techniques really helps the spelling to stick!

 

 

Spelling Homework – Week Beginning 21st June

 

Spelling Rule: silent letters

 

Why do we have this rule? Some letters which are no longer sounded used to be sounded hundreds of years ago.

 

Year 4 word list:

doubt, island, lamb, solemn, thistle, loch, knock, straight, crumb, knight

 

Year 5 word list:

bruise, thumb, numb, mortgage, plumber, wrought, writhe, knuckle, apostle, excellent

 

Please make sure that you are also learning your words from the wordlists. Use the creative spelling ideas above to help you learn your words in a multisensory way - using lots of different techniques really helps the spelling to stick!

 

 

Spelling Homework – Week Beginning 14th June

 

Spelling Rule: /or/ /u-f/ /o/ /oa/ /oo/ /ow/ /u-r/ sounds spelt ‘ough’

 

Why do we have this rule? ‘ough’ is one of the trickiest spellings in English! It can be used to spell a number of different sounds.

 

Year 4 word list:

thought, nought, rough, enough, cough, though, dough, through , plough, thorough

 

Year 5 word list:

ought, thoughtless, brought, fought, roughly, coughing, although, playdough, throughout, borough

 

Please make sure that you are also learning your words from the wordlists. Use the creative spelling ideas above to help you learn your words in a multisensory way - using lots of different techniques really helps the spelling to stick!

 

Spelling Homework – Week Beginning 7th June

 

Spelling Rule: The suffixes –cial and -tial

 

Why do we have this rule? These are similar sounding endings, but are spelt differently. –cial is common after a vowel letter, -tial is common after a consonant letter.

 

Year 4 word list:

facial, official, special, artificial

initial, partial

Exceptions: initial, financial, commercial, provincial

 

Year 5 word list:

beneficial, commercial

confidential, essential, consequential, influential

Exceptions: initial, financial, commercial, provincial

 

Please make sure that you are also learning your words from the wordlists. Use the creative spelling ideas above to help you learn your words in a multisensory way - using lots of different techniques really helps the spelling to stick!

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