Spellings- Autumn Term 2020 

Homeschooling - How to Teach Your Child Spelling Words – Reading Eggs

Below, you will find a list of the spellings for this half term. Please ensure that your child completes the 'learn, write, check' sheet which can be found on the homework page- this sheet can be downloaded but does not need to be returned to school. The activity sheet relating to these spellings, where their comprehension and spelling of each word will be checked, will be completed in class.

Autumn Term (second half)


Week 1- Numbers and measures

Ninety, hundred, thousand, million, metre, centimetre, millimetre, kilometre, gram, kilogram, litre, millilitre, second, minute, hour, month.

Week 2- Prefix ‘un’

Happy, unhappy, tidy, untidy, lucky, unlucky, usual, unusual, zip, unzip, tie, untie, fair, unfair, kind, unkind.

Week 3- Adding suffixes

Forget, forgetting, forgotten, begin, beginning, beginner, prefer, preferred, preferring, garden, gardening, gardened, gardener, limit, limited, limitation

Week 4- Adding prefixes

Appoint, disappoint, agree, disagree, obey, disobey, connect, disconnect, appear, disappear, behave, misbehave, lead, mislead, spell, misspell.

Week 5- Unsounded letters

Comb, bomb, thumb, crumb, lamb, numb, climb, calf, calves, half, halves, calm, palm, could, should, would.


Autumn Term (first half)

Week 1 - The u sound spelt ou
young, younger, youngest, touch, touched, touching, double, doubling, doubled, trouble, troubling, troublesome, country, countryside, countries, couple.

Week 2- Adding suffixes to words ending with two consonants
sing, singing, ring, ringing, walk, walking, jump, jumping, paint, painting, dress, dressing, rest, resting.

Week 3- Adding suffixes to words with two vowels before the end consonant
sleep, sleeping, dream, dreaming, feel, feeling, shout, shouting, sail, sailing, boil, boiling, peel, peeling, speak, speaking.

Week 4- Doubling the consonant to add a suffix
run, running, hop, hopping, sit,sitting, skip, skipping, step, stepping, grip, gripping, shut, shutting, win, winning.

Week 5- Removing e to add ing
hope, hoping, come, coming, smile, smiling, take, taking, care, caring, make, making, divide, dividing, stare, staring

Week 6- Consonant digraphs
pan, pancake, week, weekend, goal, goalkeeper, break, breakfast, stairs, upstairs, downstairs, any, anybody, anyone, anything, anywhere.

 Spring Term (first half)

Week 1- Unsounded letters

Comb, bomb, thumb, crumb, lamb, numb, climb, calf, calves, half, halves, calm, palm, could, should, would.

Week 2- Unsounded letters

Knee, kneel, knife, knives, know, knock, gnat, gnome, grow, write, wrist, wrap, when, where, honest, rhyme.

Week 3- Prefix re

Build, rebuild, visit, revisit, play, replay, write, rewrite, cycle, recycle, place, replace, turn, return, fresh, refresh.

Week 4- Prefixes

Cycle, bicycle, recycle, tricycle, appear, disappear, visible, invisible, normal, abnormal, view, preview, review, interview, marine, submarine.

Week 5- Prefixes

Behave, misbehave, sense, nonsense, fiction, non-fiction, stop, non-stop, import, export, interior, exterior, star, co-star, clockwise, anti-clockwise.

Spring Term (Second half)

Week 1- Prefixes
mature, immature, mortal, immortal, possible, impossible, patient, impatient, perfect, imperfect, market, supermarket, man, superman, star, superstar

Week 2- Prefixes
do, redo, new, renew, wind, rewind, turn, return, appear, reappear, decorate, redecorate, divide, subdivide, marine, submarine

Week 3- Suffixes
inform, informing, informed, information, adore, adoration, sense, sensation, prepare, preparing, prepared, preparation, admire, admired, admiring, admiration

Week 4- Suffixes
sad, sadly, complete, completely, actual, actually, usual, usually, final, finally, comic, comical, comically, accident, accidental, accidentally

Week 5- Suffixes
happy, happily, happiness, anger, angry, angrily, tidy, tidily, untidy, gentle, gently, gentleness, simple, simply, simpler, simplest

Summer Term (first half)

Week 1- Suffixes
happy, happily, happiness, anger, angry, angrily, tidy, tidily, untidy, gentle, gently, gentleness, simple, simply, simpler, simplest

Week 2- Suffixes on words with the sound J

measure, measured, measuring, treasure, treasure, treasuring, please, pleased, pleasing, pleasure, enclose, enclosing, enclosed, enclosure, leisure, leisurely.

Week 3- Apostrophes for contractions

is not, isn't, was not, wasn't, did not, didn't, does not, doesn't, will not, won't, cannot, can't, could not, couldn't, should not, shouldn't.

Week 4- Suffixes

teach, teacher, farm, farmer, drive, driver, mine, miner, babysit, babysitter, run, runner, shop, shopper, spin, spinner.

Week 5- Words with the CH sound

teach, teacher, catch, catcher, rich, richer, stretch, stretcher, creature, furniture, picture, nature, natural, naturally, adventure, adventurous.

Week 6- Suffixes including OUS

poison, poisoning, poisoned, poisonous, danger, dangerous, mountain, mountainous, fame, famous, vary, various, tremendous, enormous, jealous, jealousy.


Summer Term- (second half)

Week 1- Words ending tion

invent, invention, inject, injection, act, action, hesitate, hesitation, complete, completion, describe, description, detect, detection, reflect, reflection.

Week 2- ch, gue and que

Chef, chalet, machine, brochure, league, tongue, dialogue, analogue, plague, antique, unique, mosque, cheque, grotesque, grotesquely, uniquely

Week 3-  ae sound

Vein, weigh, weight, eight, eighth, eighty, eighteen, neigh, neighbour, neighbourly, neighbourhood, high, they, obey, straight, sleigh

Week 4- Homophones and near homophones
Accept, except, affect, effect, ball, bawl, berry, bury, brake, break, fair, fare, grate, great, groan, grown

Week 5- Homophones and near homophones
Here, hear, knot, not, mail, male, main, mane, meat, meet, medal, meddle, missed, mist, where, wear

Week 6- Homophones and near homophones
Peace, piece, plain, plane, rain, rein, reign, scene, seen, heel, heal, he’ll, no, know, deer, dear