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SPELLING AND SPELLING SHED

Spelling Shed 

Please see the parent guidance video to support you at home with your child: EdShed Parent guide - Spelling Shed MathShed QuizShed - Bing video

Check this page each week to see what our spelling focus is and the rule we are learning. 

Summer Term 1

Week beginning 15.4.24

Focus: recapping the rule 'drop the e and add -ed' when adding the -ed suffix.

Examples: danced, hoped, piled, loved, joked, closed

Spelling strategy: Look, cover, write, check

Useful resources:

What are suffixes? - BBC Bitesize

Word list activities: Drop e when adding suffix ing or ed (spellzone.com)

Week beginning 6.5.24

Focus: recapping the rule 'drop the e and add -ing' when adding the -ing suffix (can be used in present and past tense e.g. I am sliding. Yesterday I was hiding.

Examples: siding, hiding, riding, joking, taking

Spelling strategy: consider the root word to remember the rule

 

Week beginning 10.06.24

Focus: Adding the suffixes -er and -est to write comparative and superlative adjectives.

Examples: bigger, biggest    smaller, smallest    colder, coldest     faster, fastest

Spelling strategy: If a word has a short vowel and one consonant, then double to consonant before adding the suffix.

Useful resources:

What are suffixes? - BBC Bitesize

Word list activities: Drop e to add ing (spellzone.com)

Suffix Rules drop e then add ing or ed Year 2 (studyladder.co.uk)

Adding the suffixes -ed and -ing - English - Learning with BBC Bitesize - BBC Bitesize