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Spellings

These are the spelling rules we are investigating. This is just a small sample of the words we will be learning to spell.

January

 

Rule - ible and -able endings:

horrible  miserable

terrible  probable

responsible  adorable

 

Rule - tion and -sion endings:

education  decision

creation  confusion

qualification  extension

 

Rule - Soft c (ci, ce, cy)

cinema, city, circuit

centre, ceiling, cemetery

cycle, cyclone, cylinder

 

February

 

Rule - To identify word roots, derivations and spelling patterns

act, actor, actress, activity, action, reaction

child, children, childish, childhood, childlike

electric, electrical, electricity, electronic, electrocute, electrician

 

We will investigate the following root words:

assist, bore, claim, examine, govern, light, medic, operate, pack, joy, pain

 

Rule - To explore spelling patterns of consonants and formulate rules

hope - hopeful - hopefully

thank - thankful - thankfully

boast - boastful - boastfully

play - playful - playfully

care - careful - carefully

 

beauty - beautiful - beautifully

 

Plus many more!

 

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