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Spellings

Each week, Year Six will be given 10 spellings which follow a particular rule to practise and learn. As well as this, there will also be 2 wild card spellings from the Year 5/6 spelling list which can be downloaded below.

Children will be tested on these spellings every Friday. Also, children will have a dictation passage to complete which will focus on the previous half term spellings.

Autumn Week 11 Spellings 10.12.18

This weeks spellings are focusing on word families from the root words 'gest' and 'light'

  1. suggest
  2. digest
  3. congestion
  4. gesture
  5. gestation
  6. lightning
  7. daylight
  8. enlighten
  9. twilight
  10. limelight

Autumn Week 10 Spellings 3.12.18

This weeks spellings are focusing on word families from the root words 'vari' and 'temper'

  1. temperature
  2. temper
  3. temperament
  4. tempered
  5. variety
  6. vary
  7. variation
  8. variable
  9. variance
  10. varied

Autumn Week 9 Spellings 26.11.18

This weeks spellings are words turned into adverbs using the 'ably' suffix. 

Using the root words, you can see what you need to do to the root word before you add 'ably'

  1. adorably
  2. valuably
  3. believably
  4. considerably
  5. tolerably
  6. changeably
  7. noticeably
  8. dependably
  9. comfortably
  10. reasonably

Autumn Week 8 Spellings 19.11.18

Root words ending in e adding the prefix -able.

  1. advisable
  2. adorable
  3. believable
  4. valuable
  5. knowledgeable
  6. likeable
  7. noticeable
  8. desireable
  9. excitable
  10. changeable

Autumn Week 7 Spellings 12.11.18

Words ending in -able.

  1. applicable
  2. tolerable
  3. operable
  4. considerable
  5. dependable
  6. comfortable
  7. reasonable
  8. perishable
  9. breakable
  10. fashionable

Autumn Week 6 Spellings 15.10.18

Hyphenated compound adjectives. When two adjectives are used to make one adjective, we use a hyphen to join them:

  1. man-eating
  2. little-used
  3. rock-bottom
  4. wide-eyed
  5. pig-headed
  6. tight-fisted
  7. cold-hearted
  8. stone-faced
  9. green-eyed
  10. short-tempered

Autumn Week 5 Spellings 8.10.18

Prefix words with hyphens. These words use hyphens when the prefix ends with a consonant that is the same consonant that the root word begins with:

  1. co-operate
  2. co-ordinate
  3. co-own
  4. co-author
  5. re-enter
  6. re-educate
  7. re-examine
  8. re-evaluate
  9. re-energise
  10. re-elect

Autumn Week 4 Spellings 1.10.18

Adjectives with ent and nouns with ence and ency

  1. innocent
  2. innocence
  3. decent
  4. decency
  5. excellent
  6. excellence
  7. confident
  8. confidence
  9. existent
  10. existence

Autumn Week 3 Spellings 24.09.18

Adjectives with ant and nouns with ancy or ance

  1. observant
  2. observance
  3. expectant
  4. expectancy
  5. hesitant
  6. hesitancy
  7. tolerant
  8. tolerance
  9. relevant
  10. relevance

Autumn Week 2 Spellings 17.09.18

Homophones

Verbs - se

nouns - ce

  1. advice
  2. advise
  3. device
  4. devise
  5. licence
  6. license
  7. practice
  8. practise
  9. prophecy
  10. prophesy

Autumn Week 1 Spellings 10.09.18

  1. Aggressive
  2. hostile
  3. awkward
  4. obstinate
  5. desperate
  6. frantic
  7. disastrous
  8. calamitous
  9. marvellous
  10. spectacular