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Unit 3

Year 5 and 6 Spelling Coverage - Spring 2

Below are a list of spelling rules, and examples, that Year 5 and 6 will be taught each week. These are in line with the National Curriculum Programme of Study and alongside our Whole School Phonics and Spelling Programme.

Your child's teacher will teach the rule each week and allow time to practise in school - words to learn will then be spent home each week, following the specific taught rule.

 

 

 

Year 5

Year 6

WB

22/2/2021

Suffixes ant–ance–ancy

observant/

hesitant/hesitancy

expectant/expectance

tolerant/assistance

Investigate homophones

advice/advise device/devise licence/license practice/practise prophecy/prophesy

WB

29/2/2021

Investigate homophones

procede/proceed

principle/principal

profit/prophet

stationary/stationery

Investigate homophones

advice/advise device/devise licence/license practice/practise prophecy/prophesy

WB

8/3/2021

Suffixes ent–ence–ency

frequent/frequency

decent/decency

confident/confidence

 

Practise and apply homophones

aloud/allowed

affect/effect

altar/alter

WB

15/3/2021

Investigate homophones

steal/steel

aloud/allowed

aisle/isle

wary/weary

who’s/whose

affect/effect

Practise and apply homophones

bridal/bridle

cereal/serial

herd/heard

WB

22/3/2021

Adding-suffixes-beginning-with-vowel-letters-to-words-ending-in-fer

referring/referred/referral

preferring/preferred/preference

transferring/transferred/

transference

reference/referee

Practise and apply homophones

morning/mourning

farther/father

guessed/guest

Year 5 and 6 Spelling Coverage - Spring 1

Below are a list of spelling rules, and examples, that Year 5 and 6 will be taught each week. These are in line with the National Curriculum Programme of Study and alongside our Whole School Phonics and Spelling Programme.

Your child's teacher will teach the rule each week and allow time to practise in school - words to learn will then be spent home each week, following the specific taught rule.

 

Year 5

Year 6

WB

11/1/2021

Words ending with: ant, ance, ancy, ent, ence, ency

(observant, observance, expectancy, innocent, innocence, decency)

Letter string -ough

(bought, enough, rough, cough, thorough, bough)

WB

18/1/2021

Words ending with: ant, ance, ancy, ent, ence, ency

(observant, observance, expectancy, innocent, innocence, decency)

Silent letters

(knight, solemn, thistle, doubt, island, lamb

WB

25/1/2021

Homophones

(precede, proceed, principal, principle, profit, prophet, stationary, stationery)

Nouns and verbs

(advice, advise, practice, practise)

WB

1/2/2021

Words with unstressed vowels

(accommodate

bruise, category, cemetery, definite, desperate, dictionary, embarrass)

Homophones

(alter, altar)

WB

8/2/2021

Words with unstressed vowels

(environment, exaggerate, marvellous, nuisance, parliament, privilege, secretary, vegetable)

Homophones

(boy, buoy, past, passed)

Year 5 and 6 Spelling Coverage - Autumn 2

Below are a list of spelling rules, and examples, that Year 5 and 6 will be taught each week. These are in line with the National Curriculum Programme of Study and alongside our Whole School Phonics and Spelling Programme.

Your child's teacher will teach the rule each week and allow time to practise in school - words to learn will then be spent home each week, following the specific taught rule.

 

Year 5

Year 6

WB

2/11/2020

Long i spelt y in initial and medial positions of word

(myth, gym, Egypt, pyramid, mystery)

trans- bi- tri- semi-

(bilingual, semifinal, triangle)

WB

9/11/2020

Prefixes: -inter-, re-, ir-, im- (interact, redo, irregular, immature)

 

Aero- micro- tele- photo-

(aeroplane, microwave, telephone, photograph)

WB

16/11/2020

k spelt –ch (scheme, chorus, chemist)

s spelt –ch (chef, chalet, machine)

g spelt –gue (league, tongue)

k spelt –que (antique, unique)

Co- re-

(re-sent, co-operate)

WB

23/11/2020

-tial and -cial endings

(partial, confidential, official, special)

-cious –tious -xious

(infectious, luscious, gracious)

WB

30/11/2020

i before e except after c

(deceive, conceive, receive, perceive, ceiling)

-cial -tial

(special, martial)

WB

7/12/2020

i before e

(achieve, convenience, mischievous)

-suffixes/prefixes

WB

14/12/2020

-s spelt -c before e, i and y (cemetery, conscience, conscious, criticise, excellent, existence, hindrance, necessary, prejudice, sacrifice)

-suffixes/prefixes

Year 5 and 6 Spelling Coverage - Autumn 1

Below are a list of spelling rules, and examples, that Year 5 and 6 will be taught each week. These are in line with the National Curriculum Programme of Study and alongside our Whole School Phonics and Spelling Programme.

Your child's teacher will teach the rule each week and allow time to practise in school - words to learn will then be spent home each week, following the specific taught rule.

 

Year 5

Year 6

WB

14/9/2020

-ous

(infectious, ambitious, precious, gracious)

-ance/ence

(relevance, science, patience, balance)

WB

21/9/2020

-ough

(plough, bough, cough, enough, though)

-able/ible

(dependable, predictable, visible, incredible)

WB

28/9/2020

-le

(vegetable, muscle, vehicle, available)

-ably/ibly

(miserably, tolerably, visibly, legibly)

WB

5/10/2020

-tion

(explanation, profession, pronunciation)

-fer

(offered, transferred, preferably, difference)

WB

12/10/2020

-tion/sion/cian

(prevention, magician, expression, option)

ie/ei

(field, brief, deceive, receive)

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