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Weekly Spellings

Welcome back to term 6.  Below you will find the next six weeks of spellings for year 4. There are powerpoints for you to watch, activities to try and the challenge is for you to include words that follow these spelling rules in any written work that you do.  Have fun!

WEEK 1 - BEGINNING 1ST JUNE 2020

The rule for this week is words that end in -que (k sound)  or - gue (g sound)

 

Example Word list: 
antique   boutique   cheque   grotesque   mosque   opaque
physique   picturesque   plaque   technique   unique

 

tongue  rogue  league  plague  fatigue  vague

 

 

WEEK 2 SPELLINGS - WEEK BEGINNING 8TH JUNE

Below are a list of mild and medium spicy spellings - have some fun!

 

Lots of the medium spellings may look very similar - so be careful!  There are lots of words with similar spelling patterns, but they sound very different when you say them out aloud.

 

 

WEEK 3 - BEGINNING 15TH JUNE 2020

The rule for this week is words that have a 'ch' (sh sound)

 

Example Word list: 

brochure  chalet  chandelier chaperone chateau chauffeur
chef chic chiffon chute cliché crochet
machine moustache niche parachute quiche  

 

WEEK 4 - BEGINNING 22ND JUNE 2020

The rule for this week is words that have a 'sc' (s sound)

 

Example Word list: 

 

 
scythe crescent fascinate muscle scene
scenery scent science scientist scissors
discipline descend scented abscess ascend

WEEK 5 - BEGINNING 29TH JUNE 2020

This week all of the words that you are looking at are homophones, this means they sound the same when spoken but have different spellings

 

Example Word list: 

 

 
hole whole father farther vein vain
isle aisle new knew cereal serial
blue blew whether weather sea see
pause paws so sew meet meat
sun son feet feat bye buy

WEEK 6 - BEGINNING 6TH JULY 2020

This week's words are more homophones, this means the words sound the same when spoken but have different spellings.

 

How many from last week can you remember without looking?

 

Example Word list: 

 

there their they're
but bye by
to too two
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