Year 3 Spelling

16 March 2018

Posted on Thursday 15 March 2018 by Miss Wilson

This week’s spellings either have the prefix sub- or tele-. Your first task is to find out what both prefixes mean. This week’s activity is to find out the correct word that matches the definition. Once you’ve finished, write each word in your own sentence.

  • Can you write them all in some silly sentences or a silly story?
  • Can you draw the word to represent its definition?

09 March 2018

Posted on Friday 09 March 2018 by Miss Wilson

This week’s spelling list is formed with words that have the prefix super- or auto-. 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?
autobiography autocue autograph automatic autopilot
superior superficial superhuman supernatural superstar

02 March 2018

Posted on Friday 02 March 2018 by Miss Wilson

This week’s spelling activity is a rollover! Due to the weather, we weren’t able to discuss our findings yesterday. We did, however, manage to discuss them today and we’ve come up with the following guaranteed spellings that will be on next Friday’s (09 March) test:

  1. unique
  2. misread
  3. moustache
  4. before
  5. misshape
  6. colourful
  7. beautifulRemember – there will be three surprise spellings on the day!
  • Can you show your words in a creative way?
  • Can you write them in your own sentences?
  • Can you write your words in a paragraph or short story?
  • Can you create a poster to show the spelling rules we’ve covered so far?

23 February 2018

Posted on Thursday 22 February 2018 by Miss Wilson

At the midpoint in the year, this week’s spelling activity is to revise all the spelling rules and lists that we have learnt so far.

  • Can you show your words in a creative way?
  • Can you write them in your own sentences?
  • Can you write your words in a paragraph or short story?
  • Can you create a poster to show the spelling rules we’ve covered so far?

Children should revise the rules in preparation for a test on Friday 02 March. (We’ll discuss our revision on Thursday 01 March to formulate a list for the following day.)

26 January 2018

Posted on Friday 26 January 2018 by Miss Wilson

This week’s spelling list is formed with words that have the suffix -ful. If you don’t know what any of the words mean, find out! Think about the root word and how the suffix changes the meaning.

  • Can you show your words in a creative way?
  • Can you write them in your own sentences?
  • Can you order them alphabetically?
beautiful spoonful colourful helpful careful
thoughtful useful painful peaceful cheerful

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.