Spelling Lists

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  Book 6: Rule 10: Double or single consonantRemember: Sometimes words have double or single consonants. Perhaps split them up to discover whether it is 1 or 2 consonant letters.
  Book 6: Rule 11: Revision 1Remember: Often we learn spellings but they are not always committed to memory. It is important to recap them.
  Book 6: Rule 12: Tricky words 2 & Statutory SpellingsRemember: A few "tricky" words for you to learn along with some of our National Curriculum Statutory words
  Book 6: Rule 13: PrefixesRemember: Words are main up of the root, prefix and suffix. A prefix comes at the beginning of a word or root.
  Book 6: Rule 14: Choosing PrefixesRemember: Prefixes come at the start of a word or root. They could be in, im, en, de, dis, com, con. Sound out if in doubt!
  Book 6: Rule 15: HyphensRemember: Sometimes we need to add a hyphen - into a word for it to make sense and avoid confusion. They often come before a prefix.
  Book 6: Rule 16: Common ConfusionsRemember: Sometimes some words are very similar that they can be easily confused. Learn the meaning of the words ASWELL AS the spelling
  Book 6: Rule 17: HomphonesRemember: A homophone is a words that sounds the same but has a different spelling (Homonyms are spelt the same but have different meanings)
  Book 6: Rule 18: Topic WordsRemember: Words and spellings are all around us. Here are 10 from our Schofield and Sims Spelling book. You may have an additional 10.
  Book 6: Rule 19: SuffixesRemember: A suffix comes at the end of a root word. Common suffix endings are ing, ed, ly, ious, able, ible, er, ent, ist. Can you think of any more?
  Book 6: Rule 1: Representing soundsRemember: Spellings represent sounds. Sometimes we make errors with our spellings when we confuse the sounds (eg. k-ch, i-y) (pg 4)
  Book 6: Rule 20: SuffixesRemember: A suffix comes after a root word at the end. Common suffixes are also ence, ing, er, ed. Can you think of any more?
  Book 6: Rule 21: Suffixes (ate, ife, ise, en) Remember: Suffixes are added onto the end of a root word. They often change a noun or adjective into a verb. Common ones end in ate, ify, ise, en
  Book 6: Rule 22: Changes to the Root WordRemember: All words can be split up. They consist of the main part (the root) and prefixes (come before the root) and suffixes (come after the root) Sometimes the root changes when we add these additional affixes.
  Book 6: Rule 23: Revision 2Remember: We need to revise and recap our spellings in order for them to be part of our long term memory. How are you revising them? Share with others
  Book 6: Rule 24: Topic WordsRemember: Sometimes we can group spellings under specific topics. These are all words that we use in our English lessons. How many do you already know?
  Book 6: Rule 25: Word FamiliesRemember: words can be made up from one central root. eg. cycle we know unicycle, recycle, cyclone, cycling etc. Look for a pattern.
  Book 6: Rule 26: Latin and Greek RootRemember: many of our words have Greek or Latin origins. Look up the meanings of some of these.
  Book 6: Rule 27: Formation of WordsRemember: We can look at the root of a word and see if there are prefixes and suffixes added to it. This may help to learn how to say and spell the word.
  Book 6: Rule 28: Greek SpellingsRemember: Our words often have Greek and Latin origins which translate into English. These can then help us understand their meanings.
  Book 6: Rule 29 Word endingsRemember: Words are made up of root, prefixes and suffixes. There are common endings to words which can be learnt.
  Book 6: Rule 2: Building AffixesBuilding Affixes (prefixes occur before the root word, suffixes occur after the root word)
  Book 6: Rule 30 Topic wordsRemember: That it is important to consider learning words related to certain topics. These are all linked to Maths. Hopefully helpful! Can you think of any more?
  Book 6: Rule 31 Common Confusions Remember: Words can easily be confused. These are some typical endings that are confused. icle, acle, ical, est, ist
  Book 6: Rule 32: Common ConfusionsRemember: These words are often confused. Some are adverbials, conjunctions and verbs. Can you think of any more that you easily confuse?
  Book 6: Rule 33 People and PlacesRemember: Certain words need capital letters (M.I.N.T.S = Months of the year. The letter I. Names of people, states, countries, counties. Titles. Starts of sentences)
  Book 6: Rule 34 Using a DictionaryRemember: Sometimes we have a "mind blank" when it comes to certain words. It is then that we need to simply go and look in a dictionary. These are some common ones that people check and look up!
  Book 6: Rule 35 Revision Remember: It is important that we constantly recap and revise spellings for them to enter into our long term memory!
  Book 6: Rule 36 Personal ListsRemember: No matter how hard we try to learn how to spell some words, there will always be some that STILL give us trouble and we have to double check them! Here are some that Mrs Thomas STILL finds troublesome! What are your words that you find troublesome?
  Book 6: Rule 3: Adding lyRemember there are rules and exceptions when adding ly to a word (pg 6)
  Book 6: Rule 4: Word FamiliesRemember: Sometimes spellings are linked by their word family. Can you see any relationships? (pg 7)
  Book 6: Rule 5: Visual strategiesRemember: Sometimes it helps to look at a spelling, split it up, think of an image to go with it. What tricks can you learn for these? (pg 8)
  Book 6: Rule 6: Tricky WordsRemember: Sometimes spellings can have a "tricky" part within them. Try splitting them up, using visual clues, looking at the patterns. (pg 9)(Includes 10 from our NC statutory spelling list)
  Book 6: Rule 7: Unstressed vowelsRemember: Listen out for vowels which are stressed (sounded out) or unstressed (not sounded out) (pg 7)
  Book 6: Rule 8 Unstressed ConsonantsRemember: Sometimes within a word a letter is unstressed or unheard. Sound it out to hear and spell it.
  Book 6: Rule 9: Unstressed EndingsRemember: Sometimes the end of a word can sound differently to the spelling of it. Sound out carefully in order to spell it.