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Shakespeare and More Spelling

 

Spring Term Spellings

Year 1: 

Vowel digraphs and trigraphs: ar ir ur ow ue ew 

Common exception words 

Vowel digraphs and trigraphs: or ore aw air ear are 

Common exception words and awareness of compound words 

 

Year 2:

The /ɹ/ sound spelt wr at the beginning of words  

The /l/ or /əl/ sound spelt –le at the end of words  

The /l/ or /əl/ sound spelt –el at the end of words  

The /l/ or /əl/ sound spelt –al at the end of words  

Words ending –il  

The /ɔ:/ sound spelt a before l and ll 

The /ʌ/ sound spelt o 

Common exception words 

The /i:/ sound spelt –ey  

The /ɒ/ sound spelt a after w and qu 

The / ɔ:/ sound spelt a after w 

The /ʒ/ sound spelt s 

Homophones and near-homophones  

Common exception words 

 

Year 3:

The suffix –ly  

Homophones and near-homophones  

Common exception words 

The /ʌ/ sound spelt ou  

More prefixes  

Homophones and near-homophones  

Common exception words 


Year 4:

The suffic -ous 

Common exception words 

More prefixes  

Common exception words 


Year 5:

Words ending in –ant, -ance, -ancy, -ent, -ence and –ency 

Homophones and near-homophones  

Common exception words 

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

Homophones and near-homophones  

Common exception words 


Year 6:

Words with ‘silent’ letters (i.e. letters whose presence cannot be predicted from the pronunciation of the word)  

Homophones and near-homophones  

Common exception words 

Homophones and near-homophones  

Common exception words