Spellings

New Spellings for week beginning 15.10.2018

Words that end in the ‘able’ suffix mean 'able to' or 'fit for' - acceptable, understandable, responsible...

 

The following words mean 'able to be' -

available: able to be used or obtained

breakable: able to be broken

 

  1. Unusable
  1. Changeable
  1. Perishable
  1. Available
  1. Remarkable
  1. Suitable
  1. Cable
  1. Unable
  1. Miserable
  1. Vegetable
  1. Enjoyable
  1. Respectable
  1. Probable
  1. Reliable
  1. Enable

 

 

New Spellings for week 08.10.2018

Use –ent and –ence/–ency after soft c, soft g and qu, or if there is a related word with a clear sound in the right position. There are many words, however, where the above guidance does not help. These words just have to be learnt.

 

  1. Disobedient
  1. Instrument
  1. Continent
  1. Contentment
  1. Ancient
  1. Urgent
  1. Complement
  1. Fragment
  1. Compliment
  1. Punishment
  1. Violent
  1. Impatient
  1. Unconfident
  1. Confident
  1. Obedient

 

 

 

New Spellings for week 01.10.2018

Use –ent and –ence/–ency after soft c, soft g and qu, or if there is a related word with a clear sound in the right position. There are many words, however, where the above guidance does not help. These words just have to be learnt.

 

  1. innocent
  1. present
  1. decent
  1. comment
  1. patient
  1. monument
  1. recent
  1. payment
  1. content
  1. urgent
  1. department
  1. argument
  1. moment
  1. crescent
  1. movement

 

 

 

New Spellings for week 24.09.2018

 

Use –ant and –ance/–ancy if there is a related word with a /æ/ or /eɪ/ sound in the right position; ation endings are often a clue.

 

  1. Observant
  1. Observance
  1. Expectant
  1. Expectation
  1. Hesitant
  1. Observation
  1. Hesitation
  1. Tolerant
  1. Tolerance

10. Toleration

11. Substance

12. Infant

13. Pleasant

14. Distance

15. Brilliant

 

 

 

New Spellings for week 17.09.2018

 

 The –cial suffix is common after a vowel letter and –tial after a consonant letter, but there are some exceptions.

Exceptions: initial, financial, commercial, provincial (the spelling of the last three is clearly related to finance, commerce and province).

 

  1. Antisocial
  1. Beneficial
  1. Artificial
  1. Official
  1. Commercial
  1. Crucial
  1. Facial
  1. Financial
  1. Glacial

10. Judicial

11. Racial

12. Social

13. Special

14. Unofficial

15. Unsocial

 

 

New Spellings for week 10/09/2018 

 

This week we are looking and learning words with endings that sound like ‘shuhs’ spelt -cious

 

 

  1. Vicious
  1. Gracious
  1. Spacious
  1. Malicious
  1. Precious
  1. Conscious
  1. Delicious
  1. Suspicious
  1. Atrocious

10. Ferocious

11. Obvious

12. Serious

13. Anxious

14. Various

15. Envious

 

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