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Blandford St Mary

Church of England Primary School

'Knowing we are loved, we learn and grow to be the best that we can be.'

Spellings

Spelling Strategies

Week beginning 9th September

'ure' words

  • treasure
  • measure
  • pleasure
  • enclosure
  • closure

Week beginning 16th September

Word Lists (Year 3/4 etc.)

Week beginning 23rd September

Homophones

peace

piece

main

mane

fare

fair

wear

where

which

witch

Week beginning 30th September

Word lists (Year 3/4 etc.)

Week beginning 27th November

Adding ing, ed, er, en suffixes

  • forgetting
  • forgotten
  • beginning
  • beginner
  • limited
  • awaken
  • preferred

Week beginning 4th December

Adding ing, ed, er, en suffixes

Explore adding the suffixes ing, ed, er, en to the following words. Which ones work? Do you need to double or change any words?

  • smuggle
  • snooze
  • stew
  • decorate
  • drum
  • swim

Week Beginning 11th December

Over the Christmas holidays please take time to look through the Year 3/4 spelling list (you can find it in your home/school diary).

Please work on learning any of those spellings you're still finding tricky. We will be checking progress against that list in the new year.

Also, if there are any spellings or spelling rules or patterns you have found challenging this term please take time to revisit them now to make sure you're up to speed for January.

Week beginning 15th January

 

1) In each child's home school diary they have marked off the words they still need to work on from the Year 3/4 list.  Please continue to learn these.

 

2) This week we have looked at words starting with 'gu' such as guess, guard and guarantee. 

Week beginning 22nd January

 

This week we're looking at word ending in 'ture'

capture

vulture

adventure

picture

moisture

mixture

feature

nature

Are there any other words you can think of? Make sure you know the meanings of these words as well as how they are spelt. 

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