Year 5 Spelling

24 January 2020

Posted on Friday 24 January 2020 by Miss Wilson

prefixes co- and re-

This week’s spelling list is formed using words that all start with the prefix co and re. You’ve been given only the root words but your task is to find the words starting with the correct prefix in the word search in your book. If you don’t know what any mean, find out.
consider enter emerge exist ignite
invent operate ordinate own tell

12 January 2020

Posted on Sunday 12 January 2020 by Mr Wain

 

homophones

This week’s spelling list is formed using words that can sound the same, but have a different spelling and meaning. Your task is to complete a silly sentence for each one of the words. If you don’t know what any of the words mean, use a dictionary or alternative source to find out. As always, please come and see me before the deadline for help!
principle dessert profit stationery compliment
principal desert prophet stationary complement

06 December 2019

Posted on Friday 06 December 2019 by Miss Wilson

apostrophes

This week’s spelling list is formed using words from the Year 5/6 Statutory Spelling list. Children need to know all of these words by the end of year six. Your task, this week, is to write a story that contains all of these words but you need to add an apostrophe for either possession or contraction – for example: “The school’s play was amazing.” Or “School’s out for Christmas, soon!”

community

government individual neighbour professional
restaurant secretary soldier vehicle

yacht

29 November 2019

Posted on Monday 02 December 2019 by Mr Wain

                                                              suffixes
This week’s spelling list is formed using words that have the suffix -able or
-ible. When practising these spellings, write a story that contains them all. The best stories will get five golden tickets. If you don’t know what any of the words mean, find out. As always, if you need any help, please come and see me before the deadline!
manageable respectable reliable forgivable valuable
horrible possible invincible incredible reversible

15 Novemeber 2019

Posted on Friday 15 November 2019 by Miss Wilson

This week’s spellings are formed using words containing ‘ough’. As always, if you don’t know what any of the words mean, find out! Write them in sentences, draw their meaning or battle it out and play Speed Write, Killer 12 or Ping Pong.

  • although
  • bought
  • brought
  • cough
  • enough
  • rough
  • sought
  • thorough
  • though
  • tough

14 November 2019

Posted on Thursday 14 November 2019 by Mr Wain

‘ough’ words

This week’s spelling list is formed using words that contain the letters ‘ough’. These words have the same letters but sound completely different. Practise saying them aloud, writing them down and using them in your own sentences. If you don’t know what any of the words mean, find out. As always, come and see me before the deadline if you have any questions!
although bought brought cough enough
rough sought thorough though tough

11 October 2019

Posted on Friday 11 October 2019 by Mr Wain

Adding prefixes

This week’s spelling list is formed using words that can be altered by adding a prefix. Practise them using ideas from the fun spelling ideas information page at the back of your homework book. Say them aloud, write them down and use them in your own sentences. If you don’t know what any of the words mean, use a dictionary or alternative source to find out. As always, please come and see me before the deadline for help!
unavoidable incredible irresistible illegal disappear
illogical inaccurate impatient irresponsible impossible

04 October 2019

Posted on Friday 04 October 2019 by Mr Wain

Adding suffixes

This week’s spelling list is formed using words that can be altered by adding a suffix. Practise them using ideas from the fun spelling ideas information page at the back of your homework book. Say them aloud, write them down and use them in your own sentences. If you don’t know what any of the words mean, use a dictionary or alternative source to find out. As always, please come and see me before the deadline for help!
accord/ing criticise/ed/ing embarrass/ed/ing interrupt/ing/ed equip/ed/ing
achieve/ed/ing determine/ed/ing guarantee/ed/ing persuade/ed/ing queue/ing/ed

20 September 2019

Posted on Monday 23 September 2019 by Miss Wilson

drop the ‘y’ for an ‘i’

This week’s spelling activity is all about words where you have to drop the ‘y’ for an ‘i’ when changing the word’s suffix. Your challenge is to play Speed Write against someone at home! Who can write the word correctly the most times in 30 seconds? If you don’t know what any of the words mean, find out!
category/ies community/ies dictionary/ies funny/iest happy/ier
identity/ies opportunity/ies secretary/ies variety/ies worry/ier

13 September 2019

Posted on Friday 13 September 2019 by Miss Wilson

double up for a short vowel sound

This week’s spelling list is formed using words that require you to double up the consonant after a short vowel sound. Children need to log onto Spelling Shed to practise. If you don’t know what any of the words mean, find out! If you need a reminder of your log in details, come in and see me before the due date.
accommodate according appreciate correspond embarrass
exaggerate harass immediately occupy opportunity