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Spelling lists for Spring 1

In Year 3, we will have a spelling test each Monday. This half term we focus adding prefixes and suffixes and letters or letter groups making unusual sounds.

 

Monday 6th January

y making a short i sound

 

myth

gym

Egypt

pyramid

mystery

hymn

system

symbol

lyric

typical

 

Monday 13th January

Adding er/ed/ing to root words of more than one syllable. Final syllable is not stressed, final consonant is not doubled.

 

gardener

gardening

limited

limiting

offering

offered

benefited

benefiting

focused

focusing

Monday 20th January

Adding er/ed/en/ing to root words where the final syllable is stressed, and the final consonant is doubled.

 

forgetting

forgotten

beginning

beginner

preferred

preferring

occurred

occurring

forbidden

committed

 

Monday 27th January

Adding mis- to create a negative meaning

 

misspell

mislead

mistreat

misbehave

mistrust

misprint

misuse

misplace

misheard

misread

Monday 3rd February

Adding dis- to create negative meanings.

 

dislike

disobey

discolour

discover

disappear

dishonest

disallow

disbelieve

disapprove

discontinue

 

Monday 10th February

ch making a c sound

 

scheme

chorus

echo

character

ache

chaos

stomach

chemistry

orchestra

technology

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