Year 4 Spelling

15 July 2022

Posted on Friday 15 July 2022 by Mr Wain

This week, we’d like you to practise spelling words with the ‘u’ phoneme that is made by the ‘ou’ grapheme.

Here are your words:

trouble

couple

southern

country

young

rough

double

touch

These will be tested at the end of next week.

Good luck!

01 July 2022

Posted on Friday 01 July 2022 by Mr Wain

In our upcoming spelling lessons, we’ll be practising adding ‘cian, sion, ssion and tion’ to words. Have a practise at home to help you with your learning. The words you’ll be tested on are:

attention, fraction, mission, direction, confusion, politician, optician, percussion

Can you spot or think of a rule which helps you remember each ending? We’ll be exploring this in class.

Good luck!

24 June 2022

Posted on Friday 24 June 2022 by Mr Wain

This week, we have been learning how the ‘gue’ trigraph (three letters making one sound) can make the ‘g’ phoneme (sound). We also looked at how the ‘que’ trigraph can make the ‘ck’ sound.

Practice your spellings for next week’s test:

antique

unique

cheque

picturesque

catalogue

tongue

league

fatigue

17 June 2022

Posted on Friday 17 June 2022 by Mr Wain

This week we have been learning about the sc alternative grapheme for the ‘s’ phoneme. Practise these spellings for next week’s test.

scene

scenery

science

crescent

ascent

descent

scissors

scented

10 June 2022

Posted on Friday 10 June 2022 by Mr Wain

This week, we have been learning about the different graphemes used for the ‘n’ phoneme. Practise these spellings for next week’s test:

gnaw

gnat

align

gnome

knead

known

knot

knee

20 May 2020

Posted on Friday 20 May 2022 by Mr Wain

This week, we’ve been practising spelling homophones. These are words that sound the same but have different spellings and meanings.

The homophones we’d like you to practise this week are:

peace, piece, main, mane, fair, fare

These will be tested on Friday 27th May 2022. Good luck!

12 May 2022

Posted on Thursday 12 May 2022 by Mr Wain

Practise writing the following words with the prefixes ‘mis’ and ‘re’ at the start. The words may work with both prefixes, one prefix or neither. For example, both misinterpret and reinterpret would work. Misimagine would not. Your words are:

interpret, consider, believes, address, guided, imagine, position, remember, group, understood

These will be tested on Friday 20th May.

Good luck!

29 April 2022

Posted on Friday 29 April 2022 by Mr Wain

This week, we’d like you to practise spelling words with the ‘ch’ grapheme that has a ‘k’ phoneme (sound).

Here are your words:

stomach

ache

mechanic

chemistry

character

echo

scheme

anchor

chaos

choir

These will be tested next Friday 6th May.

Good luck!

25 March 2022

Posted on Friday 25 March 2022 by Mr Wain

This week, we’d like you to practise adding the suffixes below to these root words.

build/ing/er

heart/less

weight/less

care/ful/less/ed/ing/er

busy/er/est/ing

natural/ly

separate/ly/ed/ing

clumsy/er/est/ly

Can you spot the suffixes that don’t work on your homework sheet? For example, heart/ness wouldn’t work! Golden tickets for those who can find them!

18 March 2022

Posted on Friday 18 March 2022 by Mr Wain

This week, we’d like you to practise adding the suffix ‘ly’ to these words:

– accidental

– complete

– famous

– natural

– occasional

– ordinary

– happy

– basic

These will be tested on Friday 25th March. Good luck!