Year 3 Spelling

19 January 2018

Posted on Friday 19 January 2018 by Miss Wilson

This week’s spelling activity is an investigation. You need to find words that contain the ‘sh’ sound that’s spelt ‘ch‘. For example: in chef and machine.

  • How many different words can you find?
  • Can you spot any patterns?
  • Can you show your words in a creative way?
  • Can you write your words in your own sentences?

You need to learn these patterns in preparation for a test on Friday 26 January.

12 January 2018

Posted on Friday 12 January 2018 by Miss Wilson

This week’s spelling list is formed with words that have the prefixes mis– and re-. If you don’t know what any of the words mean, find out!

  • Think about the root word and how the prefix changes the meaning.
  • Can you show your words in a creative way?
  • Can you write them in your own sentences?
mismatch misshape misfortune mistrust misspell
replay replace rethink recount reread

05 January 2018

Posted on Friday 05 January 2018 by Miss Wilson

This week’s spelling activity is an investigation. You need to find words that contain the ‘g’ sound that’s spelt ‘gue’ and the ‘k’ sound spelt with ‘que’. For example: in catalogue and antique.

  • How many different words can you find?
  • Can you spot any patterns?
  • Can you show your words in a creative way?
  • Can you write your words in your own sentences?

You need to learn these patterns in preparation for a test on Thursday 11 January.

01 December 2017

Posted on Friday 01 December 2017 by Miss Wilson

This week’s spelling list is words that contain a long ‘a’ sound. We used our investigation from last week to inform our list. If you don’t know what any of the words mean, find out!

  • Can you show your words in a creative way?
  • Can you write them in your own sentences?
afraid angel convey great sleigh
spray straight table trade vein

Children should learn these spellings in preparation for a test on Monday 11 December.

24 November 2017

Posted on Friday 24 November 2017 by Miss Wilson

This week’s spelling activity is an investigation about words with a long ‘a’ sound. For example: ei in vein or aigh in straight.

  • How many different ways can you find?
  • Can you spot any patterns?
  • Can you show your words in a creative way?

We’ll discuss our investigation on Thursday 30 November.

17 November 2017

Posted on Friday 17 November 2017 by Miss Wilson

This week’s spelling list is all about homophones: words that sound the same but have different spellings. We voted for the ones that we find most difficult, using our investigation from last week.

  • Can you show the meaning of each word in a creative way?
  • Can you write a sentence that contains both?
blue/blew ate/eight board/bored sun/son wear/where
right/write knew/new knight/night wait/weight hear/here

There will be a spelling test on Friday 24 November.

10 November 2017

Posted on Friday 10 November 2017 by Miss Wilson

This week’s spelling activity is an investigation about homophones. You need to find words that sound the same but are spelled differently and mean different things. For example: to break / to brake.

  • Can you use your words in your own sentences?
  • Can you find their definitions?
  • Can you show your words in a creative way?

We’ll discuss our investigation on Thursday 16 November.

03 November 2017

Posted on Friday 03 November 2017 by Miss Wilson

This week’s spellings are from the Year 3 High Frequency Word list. In class, we had a vote to decide which words we found the most difficult to spell. This has formed our spelling list for this week and should help children spelling these words consistently correctly in future!

because laugh another people school
about our where should before

There will be a spelling test on Friday 10 November.

13 October 2017

Posted on Friday 13 October 2017 by Miss Wilson

This week’s spellings are all words with the prefix ‘dis-’ which has a negative or reversing force. We have used our spelling investigation to inform our list for this week. It may be useful to look at the root word and understand how the prefix changes its meaning.

disobey disagree distrust disappear disqualify
disconnect dislike discomfort disown dishonest

There will be a spelling test on Thursday 19 October.

06 October 2017

Posted on Friday 06 October 2017 by Miss Wilson

This week’s spelling activity is an investigation. You need to find words that begin with the prefix ‘dis’. For example: disappear.

The prefix ‘dis’ is a negative or reversing force! How many words can you find? Can you spot any patterns? Can you show your words in a creative way?

We’ll discuss our investigation on Friday 13 October.