Spellings- Spring Term 2021
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.
Spring Term (Second half)
Week 1- Suffixes
inform, informing, informed, information, adore, adoration, sense, sensation, prepare, preparing, prepared, preparation, admire, admired, admiring, admiration
Week 2- Suffixes
sad, sadly, complete, completely, actual, actually, usual, usually, final, finally, comic, comical, comically, accident, accidental, accidentally
Week 3- Suffixes
happy, happily, happiness, anger, angry, angrily, tidy, tidily, untidy, gentle, gently, gentleness, simple, simply, simpler, simplest
Week 4- Suffixes on words with the sound J
measure, measured, measuring, treasure, treasure, treasuring, please, pleased, pleasing, pleasure, enclose, enclosing, enclosed, enclosure, leisure, leisurely.
Week 5- 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 6- Suffixes
teach, teacher, farm, farmer, drive, driver, mine, miner, babysit, babysitter, run, runner, shop, shopper, spin, spinner.
Spring Term (first half)
Week 1- Unsounded letters
Knee, kneel, knife, knives, know, knock, gnat, gnome, grow, write, wrist, wrap, when, where, honest, rhyme.
Week 2- Prefix re
Build, rebuild, visit, revisit, play, replay, write, rewrite, cycle, recycle, place, replace, turn, return, fresh, refresh.
Week 3- Prefixes
Cycle, bicycle, recycle, tricycle, appear, disappear, visible, invisible, normal, abnormal, view, preview, review, interview, marine, submarine.
Week 4- Prefixes
Behave, misbehave, sense, nonsense, fiction, non-fiction, stop, non-stop, import, export, interior, exterior, star, co-star, clockwise, anti-clockwise.
Week 5- Prefixes
mature, immature, mortal, immortal, possible, impossible, patient, impatient, perfect, imperfect, market, supermarket, man, superman, star, superstar
Week 6- Prefixes
do, redo, new, renew, wind, rewind, turn, return, appear, reappear, decorate, redecorate, divide, subdivide, marine, submarine
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.
Summer Term (first half)
Week 1- Words with the CH sound
teach, teacher, catch, catcher, rich, richer, stretch, stretcher, creature, furniture, picture, nature, natural, naturally, adventure, adventurous.
Week 2- Suffixes including OUS
poison, poisoning, poisoned, poisonous, danger, dangerous, mountain, mountainous, fame, famous, vary, various, tremendous, enormous, jealous, jealousy.
Week 3- Words ending tion
invent, invention, inject, injection, act, action, hesitate, hesitation, complete, completion, describe, description, detect, detection, reflect, reflection.
Week 4- ch, gue and que
Chef, chalet, machine, brochure, league, tongue, dialogue, analogue, plague, antique, unique, mosque, cheque, grotesque, grotesquely, uniquely
Week 5- ae sound
Vein, weigh, weight, eight, eighth, eighty, eighteen, neigh, neighbour, neighbourly, neighbourhood, high, they, obey, straight, sleigh
Week 6- Homophones and near homophones
Accept, except, affect, effect, ball, bawl, berry, bury, brake, break, fair, fare, grate, great, groan, grown
Summer Term- (second half)
Week 1- Homophones and near homophones
Here, hear, knot, not, mail, male, main, mane, meat, meet, medal, meddle, missed, mist, where, wear
Week 2- Homophones and near homophones
Peace, piece, plain, plane, rain, rein, reign, scene, seen, heel, heal, he’ll, no, know, deer, dear
Week 3- Word list for Years 3 and 4
Accident, accidentally, actual, actually, address, answer, appear, believe, bicycle, breath, breathe, build, busy, business, calendar, caught
Week 4- Word list for Years 3 and 4
Centre, century, certain, circle, complete, consider, continue, decide, describe, different, difficult, disappear, early, earth, eight, eighth
Week 5- Word list for Years 3 and 4
Enough, exercise, experience, experiment, extreme, famous, favourite, February, forward, forwards, fruit, grammar, group, guard, guide, heard
Week 6- Word list for Years 3 and 4
Heart, height, history, imagine, increase, important, interest, island, knowledge, learn, length, library, material, medicine, mention, minute