Year 1 Spelling

01 February 2013

Posted on Friday 01 February 2013 by Mrs Maver

This week, we look at words with the split vowel digraph o-e: two letters, split by a consonant, which make a ‘long oh‘ sound.

These words will be tested on Friday 08 February.

hole
stone
pole
joke
stole
home
note
hope

25 January 2013

Posted on Thursday 24 January 2013 by Mrs Maver

We’re still practising words which have split digraphs. This week we are looking at ‘u – e‘, for example, tub (with a short ‘u’ sound) changes to tube (with a longer ‘u’ sound) when there’s an ‘e’.

cube
huge
tune
use
tube
cute

These will be tested on Friday 01 February 2013.

18 January 2012

Posted on Friday 18 January 2013 by Mrs Maver

This week we look at words with the split vowel digraph a-e: two letters, split by a consonant, which make a ‘long a’ sound.

These words will be tested on Friday 25 January.

cake
make
late
made
sale
mate
gate
snake

11 January 2013

Posted on Thursday 10 January 2013 by Mrs Maver

Please learn these words for a test on Friday 18 January.

Words containing the ‘ea‘ letter pattern, which create a ‘long e’ sound.

beads
pea
meat
seal
leaf
beach
tea
cream

For those of you that want a challenge…

You could write the words in a sentence, such as:

  • I swim at the sandy beach.
  • I saw a seal by the beach and then went to have an ice-cream.

It’s Christmas…

Posted on Thursday 20 December 2012 by Mr Roundtree

…so enjoy the break.

We don’t give homework or spellings and tables to learn during holidays.  Instead, we hope you all enjoy the break and spend some fabulously festive family time, whether it’s playing board games, enjoying a book or two or simply relaxing in front of the telly for a treat.

14 December 2012

Posted on Friday 14 December 2012 by Mrs Maver

This week’s spellings are words starting with ‘wh’.

Your child will be tested on Friday 21 December 2012.

when
why
what
wheel
whip
which

07 December 2012

Posted on Saturday 08 December 2012 by Mrs Maver

This week’s spellings are words which use igh.

Talk with your child about the sound it makes (usually a long vowel sound which is the same or similar to the letter name of the vowel ‘i’), and see if they can think of more words like this at home.

Can your child put these words into sentences?

These words will be tested on Friday 14 December.

high
night
light
right
might
sight
bright
fight

30 November 2012

Posted on Saturday 01 December 2012 by Mrs Maver

This week, the tricky words to learn to spell are:

when
went
from
his
her
she
I
said

These words will be tested on Friday 07 December 2012.

23 November 2012

Posted on Friday 23 November 2012 by Mrs Maver

This week the tricky words to learn to spell are:

come
saw
here
with
my
are
very
help
me
was

These words will be tested on Friday 30 November.

16 November 2012

Posted on Friday 16 November 2012 by Mrs Maver

This week’s spellings are words containing ‘ar’. Your child will be tested on Friday 23 November.

car
star
march
shark
park
mark
spark
sharp