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Spellings

Spellings set 10.07.18 / Tested 17.07.18

Miss Meaker's group Mrs Taylor's group Mr Michael's group
receive fair / fare accommodate
seize here / hear conscious
either heel / heal / he'll exaggerate
believe mail / male frequently
receipt meat / meet leisure
deceive mischievous
achieve
Be careful: 2 are 'ie'!

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Spellings set 03.07.18 / Tested: 10.07.18

Miss Meaker's group Mrs Taylor's group Mr Michael's group
patience brake / break sarcophagus
intelligence groan / grown excavate
violence peace / piece archaeologist
language grate / great heiroglyphics
absence plain / plane jewellery
silence ancient
difference
immediately

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Spellings set 18.6.18 / Tested: 26.6.18

Miss Meaker’s group

We are again looking at homophones! You will not be tested on each word. You will need to choose which spelling to use based on the context.

heard (past tense for the verb ‘to hear’) VS herd (a group of cows)

which (as in ‘which one?’) VS witch (as in female wizard)

stationary (= still/not moving) VS stationery (e.g. pens, paper)

accept  (as in to agree) VS except (as in ‘apart from’ – e.g. ‘I like every flavour except vanilla’)

past (noun or adjective referring to a previous time (e.g. In the past) or preposition or adverb showing place (e.g. he walked past me) VS passed (past tense of the verb ‘pass’ (e.g. I passed him in the road))

 

led (past tense of the verb lead) VS  lead (present tense of that verb – e.g. ‘I will lead the way’, or else the metal which is very heavy (as heavy as lead) )

Mrs Taylor Mr Michael
when nutritious
where scrumptious
which fictitious
while bruise
wheel nuisance
recognise
criticise

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Spellings set: 11.6.18 / Spelling test: 19.6.18

Miss Meaker Mrs Taylor Mr Michael
patient rogue muscle
frequent league convenience
ancient vague disastrous
different unique interfere
innocent technique neighbour
intelligent
urgent
silent

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Spellings set: 4.6.18 / Spelling test: 12.6.18

Miss Meaker Mrs Taylor Mr Michael
incredibly feather official
possibly toffee special
sensibly physical artificial
horribly afterwards financial
suitably offering essential
comfortably partial
believably confidential
believe initial

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Spellings set: 22.05.2018  / Spelling test: 05.06.2018

Mrs Taylor

Bit of a challenge for over half term - have a go with as many words as you can manage.

photography dolphin alphabet trophy apostrophe

Mr Michael
cautious infectious ambitious nutritious
superstitious caution infection ambition

 

Miss Meaker

A big focus in year 5/6 is on the correct use of homphones.  You will not be tested on every word.  However, you will need to use the correct homophone within the sentences dictated.     

                

allowed    (able to) missed        (verb/to miss someone) grown         (to grow up/height)
aloud        (out loud)
mist             (fog) groan          (~grumble)
piece        (~a part/section) guessed      (verb/~estimated) heal        (to cure)
peace       (opposite of war) guest           (at a party) heel        (of the foot)
he'll        (he will)
affect        (verb. E.g. The weather affected their mood)
effect        (noun. E.g. The author's words have an effect on the reader)

 

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Spellings set: 15.05.2018 / Spelling test: 22.05.2018

Miss Meaker Mrs Taylor Mr Michael
listen coffee spacious
whistle offer vicious
ilstening traffic precious
sincerely huff suspicious
castle jiffy conscious
soften delicious
wrestle ferocious
especially malicious