SPELLINGS

New Spellings for 24.04.17 Focus: -ious, -cious and -tious suffix

 

The following suffixes make the ‘us’ sound. When adding the –ious suffix, if the root word ends in ce, there is usually a c before the ious. Example: Malice becomes malicious
 

  1. anxious

9. furious

  1. curious

10. previous

  1. vicious

11.  fictitious

  1. precious

12. nutritious

  1. ambitious

13. suspicious

  1. cautious

14. victorious

  1. infectious

15. cautious

  1. delicious

 

Please use the website link https://www.spellzone.com/games/index.cfm?wordlist=391 to help support you in the learning of your spellings. 

 

 

New Spellings for 20.03.17 Focus: -cian and -sion suffix

 

The -tion suffix makes a ‘shun’ sound. There are also other suffixes which make a similar sound to ‘shun’. The –cian suffix is most often used for a job e.g musician. The ‘sion suffix is used when the root word ends in  -de or -se e.g. explode becomes explosion. Please learn the rules and spellings of these words.
 

  1. Musician

9. mathematician

  1. Politician

10. erosion

  1. Television

11. technician

  1. explosion

12. optician

  1. confusion

13. dietitian

  1. beautician

14. physician

  1. electrician

15. conversion

  1. decision

 

Please use https://www.spellzone.com/unit28/page3.cfm to support your learning. 

 

New Spellings for 13.03.17 Focus: -tion suffix (tested on 20.03.17)

 

The –tion suffix makes a ‘shun’ sound. It is the most common suffix using this sound. Please learn the word and its suffix.  

  1. friction

9. motion

  1. fiction

10. education

  1. location

11. information

  1. foundation

12. exhibition

  1. conversation

13. pollution

  1. operation

14. examination

  1. competition

15. lotion

  1. action

 

Please use http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/game/en19patt-game-wordsearch-tion to support your learning. 

 

New Spellings for 06.03.17 Focus: Double up for a short vowel sound (tested on 13.03.17)

 

The ‘double up for a short vowel sound’ is very common in English and we need to learn the rules. If a word has a short vowel sound, the consonant will double after it. Look at the first example to help you.

  1. planning  

9. exaggerate

  1. accommodate

10. attic

  1. difficult

11. interrupt

  1. beginning

12. successful

  1. immediately

13. aggressive

  1. challenge

14. brilliant

  1. preferred

15. collection

  1. addition

 

Please use https://www.spellzone.com/games/index.cfm?wordlist=1866 to help you learn your spellings. 

New Spellings for 27.02.17 (tested on 06.03.17)

Spelling focus- This week you are going to be looking at words with silent letters. We have looked at these previously in the Autumn Term. These words have a silent k, b, w or t. 

These are your spellings for this week:

  1. Castle  

9. fasten

  1. knife

10. plumber

  1. tomb

11. know

  1. wreck

12. climb

  1. debt

13. sword

  1. whistle

14. catacomb

  1. doubt

15. glisten

  1. knit

 

Use https://www.spellzone.com/unit22/page2.cfm to help learn your spellings

New Spellings for 09.01.17 (tested on 16.01.17)

Spelling focus- This week you are going to be learning the root word and how the suffix can change the meaning and tense of the word. 

These are your spellings for this week:

  1. immediate 

9. demonstrated 

2. immediately 

10. demonstrating 

3. appropriate

11. hydrate

4. appropriately

12. hydrated

5. concentrate

13. hydrating

6. concentrated

14. communicated

7. concentrating

15. communicating

8. demonstrate

 

 

New Spellings for 06.02.17 Plurals more than one of a noun

 

This week you must learn what the plural of the following nouns are and the rules that apply. Be careful, you cannot always just add an ‘s’ to make it plural. You need to learn the plural for the root word.

Example: one bus - two buses

  1. Bus - buses

9. cactus

  1. Baby -

10. worry

  1. cup

11. duck

  1. balloon

12.  stimulus

  1. party

13. sheep

  1. octopus

14. shop

  1. child

15. family

  1. lunch

 

New Spellings for 30.01.17 (tested on 06.02.17)

Spelling focus- This week your focus is for the suffix -ably or 'ibly. You need to learn the correct suffix to use. 

These are your spellings for this week:

  1. possible - possibly 

9. comfortable

2. sensible

10. preferable 

3. reliable 

11. terrible

4. incredible 

12. enjoyable

5. agreeable

13. responsible

6. respectable 

14. horrible

7. adorable

15. flexible

8. visible

 


Use https://www.spellzone.com/games/index.cfm?wordlist=4658  to help you with your spellings.
New Spellings for 16.01.17 (tested on 23.01.17)

Spelling focus- This week you are going to be learning specific words chosen for Year Five in the National Curriculum. You will be using some of these words in your writing.  

These are your spellings for this week:

  1. accommodate 

9. apparent 

2. accompany 

10. appreciate

3. appropriate

11. attached

4. according

12. available

5. achieve

13. average

6. aggressive

14. awkward

7. amateur

15. bargain

8. ancient

 

 

New Spellings for 09.01.17 (tested on 16.01.17)

Spelling focus- This week you are going to be learning the root word and how the suffix can change the meaning and tense of the word. 

These are your spellings for this week:

  1. immediate 

9. demonstrated 

2. immediately 

10. demonstrating 

3. appropriate

11. hydrate

4. appropriately

12. hydrated

5. concentrate

13. hydrating

6. concentrated

14. communicated

7. concentrating

15. communicating

8. demonstrate

 

 

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Cheshire,
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