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Spellings Spring term, first half 7th January - 25th February

Spellings Spring term, first half 7th January - 25th February. 

 

Week 1 

W/c 7th Jan

Words with short /i/ sound spelt with ‘y’.

gym 

Egypt 

pyramid 

mystery 

hymn 

system 

symbol 

lyric 

typical

 

Week 2

W/c 14th Jan

Adding suffixes beginning with a vowel (er/ed/ing) to words with more than one syllable (unstressed last syllable - DO

NOT double the final consonant)

gardener 

gardening

 limited 

limiting 

offering 

offered 

benefited 

benefiting 

focused 

focusing

 

Week 3

W/c 21st Jan 

Adding suffixes beginning with a vowel (er/ed/en/ing) to words with more than one syllable (stressed last syllable - double the final consonant)

forgetting 

forgotten 

beginning 

beginner 

preferred 

preferring 

occurred 

occurring 

forbidden 

committed

 

Week 4

W/c 28th Jan

Creating negative meanings using prefix mis-

misspell 

mislead 

mistreat 

misbehave 

mistrust 

misprint 

misuse 

misplace 

misheard 

misread

 

Week 5

W/c 4th Feb

Creating negative meanings using prefix dis-

dislike 

disobey

 discolour 

discover 

disappear 

dishonest 

disallow 

disbelieve 

disapprove 

discontinue

 

Week 6

W/c 11th Feb 

Words with a /k/ sound spelt with ‘ch’

scheme 

chorus 

echo 

character 

ache 

chaos 

stomach 

chemistry 

orchestra 

technology

 

 

W/c 18th Feb HALF TERM - Please review the spellings taught so far this half term, they will come home in a list with the children. 

 

Many Thanks 

 

Mrs J Smith 

 

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