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Spelling lists for Spring 2

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 24th February

Homophones and near homophones. Check your child knows the meaning of each:

 

great

grate

groan

grown

plane

plain

piece

peace

rain

reign

Monday 2nd March

Homophones and near homophones. Check your child knows the meaning of each:

 

scent

sent

vain

vein

road

rode

steel

steal

waist

waste

 

Monday 9th March

Adding the prefix bi- (meaning two or twice) and the prefix re- (meaning again or back)

 

bicycle

biplane

bisect

bilingual

biannual

reappear

redecorate

reapply

repay

rebuild

 

Monday 16th March

Words ending in the g sound, spelt gue, or the k sound, spelt que

 

league

plague

rogue

vague

fatigue

unique

antique

cheque

mosque

technique

Monday 23rd March

Words with a sh sound, spelt ch.

 

chef

chalet

machine

brochure

crochet

ricochet

parachute

chute

moustache

champagne

 

Monday 30th March

Challenging words from the statutory spelling list

 

address

busy

business

heart

fruit

breathe

strange

complete

extreme

forwards

 

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