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Spellings

This week, your child has identified words that they have struggled to spell in their work.

They will practise these this week.

In addition, our statutory spellings are:

government, cemetery and sacrifice.

 

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last week, we are exploring words through word mapping.

Telephone , Graph, Autograph, Automatic, Automaton, Microphone, Headphone, Microwave, Microscope, Signature and Sign.

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Previously, each child has a personalised spelling list that they have generated through looking at mistakes in their reading and English books. These are recorded in their red home learning journals to practise.

In addition to this, our 3 statutory spellings are:

professional, amateur and system.

 

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Previously, our spelling rule is hyphenated words.

Specifically we are looking at adding prefixes and deciding whether they need a - or not.

if a letter is repeated like in co-ordinate it needs a hyphen.

Our statutory words are:

opportunity, disastrous and desperate

 

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Previously, our spelling rule is when to use an apostrophe

for example in contractions: cannot = can't, does not = doesn't

and when showing possession for example: Mrs Stringer's pen, the dog's collar.

Our statutory spelling words are:

develop, nuisance, mysterious and equipment

 

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Previously, we explored plurals when to use -s, -es and -ies.

Your child has written their spelling words in their home learning journal to practise.

 

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Autumn 1

Half-term, your child will have explored the spelling mistakes they have made in their English books.

In class, we are learning new strategies to support learning these.

Our statutory spelling words are:

forty and frequently

 

 

Previously, our spelling focus was homophones.

Your child should have chosen spelling from:

isle and aisle

allowed and aloud

affect and effect

herd and heard

past and passed

 

Every child should practise these two statutory words:

recognise and recommend

 

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Previously, our spelling rule was -ible or -able?

 

Every child should practise these two statutory words:

persuade

available

 

Your child has been tested on Monday on their silent letters. Any they got wrong will be added to their spellings.

 

They will have chosen some tricky ible and able spelling words.

 

You can find their individual spellings in their red home learning journals to practise.

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