Year 7 spellings spring term 2011 12

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Year 7 spellings spring term 2011 12

  1. 1. Spellings <ul><li>Year 7 </li></ul>
  2. 2. Week beginning 4 th January 2012 <ul><li>How do I make a word into an adverb? </li></ul>Test Date: Week beginning 9 th January
  3. 3. FORMING ADVERBS ENDING IN ‘LY’ <ul><li>First write the word without ‘ly’ (the root word) </li></ul><ul><li>then add the ‘ly’ </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sincere + ly = sincere ly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Quick + ly = quick ly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Safe + ly = safe ly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Adding ‘ly’ to a word already ending in ‘l’ gives words ending in ‘lly’ </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Faithful + ly = faithful ly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Beautiful + ly = beautiful ly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Accidental + ly = accidental ly </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Spellings: Test Date: Week beginning 9 th January <ul><ul><ul><li>sincerely </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>quickly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>safely </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>weekly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>fairly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>faithfully </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>beautifully </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>accidentally </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>cruelly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>skilfully </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Week beginning 9 th January 2012 <ul><li>Reading Homework </li></ul><ul><li>You must do one of the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Read the next chapter in the book that you are currently reading </li></ul><ul><li>Get a book from the library to begin reading </li></ul><ul><li>Read a non-fiction text </li></ul>Completion Date: Week beginning 16 th January <ul><li>Once you have done this, you must: </li></ul><ul><li>Log on to Fronter and go to our class’ English page. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the ‘Reading Review Homework’ link </li></ul><ul><li>Then enter a brief review of what you have read so far. </li></ul><ul><li>I will check the Fronter discussion forum at the end of that day and anyone who has not completed the review will receive a ‘2’ for not completing homework. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Week beginning 16 th January 2012 <ul><li> How do I turn words ending with ‘o’ into plurals? </li></ul>Test Date: Week beginning 23 rd January
  7. 7. How to turn words ending with ‘o’ into plurals: <ul><li>Words ending in an ‘ o ’ with a consonant in front of the ‘o’ usually end in the suffix ‘es’ to form the plural </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. pota t o + ‘es’ =potat oes </li></ul><ul><li>volca n o + ‘es’= volcan oes torpe d o + ‘es’ = torped oes </li></ul><ul><li>Some exceptions : pianos, solos, photos. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>potatoes </li></ul><ul><li>tomatoes </li></ul><ul><li>volcanoes </li></ul><ul><li>torpedoes </li></ul><ul><li>echoes </li></ul><ul><li>heroes </li></ul><ul><li>canoes </li></ul><ul><li>pianos </li></ul><ul><li>solos </li></ul><ul><li>photos </li></ul>Spellings: Test Date: Week beginning 23 rd January
  9. 9. Week beginning 23 rd January 2012 <ul><li>Reading Homework </li></ul><ul><li>You must do one of the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Read the next chapter in the book that you are currently reading </li></ul><ul><li>Get a book from the library to begin reading </li></ul><ul><li>Read a non-fiction text </li></ul>Completion Date: Week beginning 30 th January <ul><li>Once you have done this, you must: </li></ul><ul><li>Log on to Fronter and go to our class’ English page. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the ‘Reading Review Homework’ link </li></ul><ul><li>Then enter a brief review of what you have read so far. </li></ul><ul><li>I will check the Fronter discussion forum at the end of that day and anyone who has not completed the review will receive a ‘2’ for not completing homework. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Week beginning 30 th January 2012 <ul><li>How do I add a suffix to words ending in silent ‘e’? </li></ul>Test Date: Week beginning 6 th February
  11. 11. How do I add a suffix to words ending in silent ‘e’? Drop a silent ‘ e’ before adding a suffix that begins with a vowel: Examples: hope + ing = hop ing , believe + able = believ able If a word ends with a silent ‘ e’ , do not drop the ‘ e’ when adding a suffix that begins with a consonant.  Examples: care + less = care less , safe + ty = safe ty , arrange + ment = arrange ment . 
  12. 12. Spellings: <ul><li>hoping </li></ul><ul><li>believable </li></ul><ul><li>caring </li></ul><ul><li>exciting </li></ul><ul><li>arrival </li></ul><ul><li>survival </li></ul><ul><li>careless </li></ul><ul><li>safety </li></ul><ul><li>arrangement </li></ul><ul><li>peaceful </li></ul>Test Date: Week beginning 6 th February
  13. 13. Week beginning 6 th February 2012 <ul><li>Reading Homework </li></ul><ul><li>You must do one of the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Read the next chapter in the book that you are currently reading </li></ul><ul><li>Get a book from the library to begin reading </li></ul><ul><li>Read a non-fiction text </li></ul>Completion Date: Week beginning 20 th February <ul><li>Once you have done this, you must: </li></ul><ul><li>Log on to Fronter and go to our class’ English page. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the ‘Reading Review Homework’ link </li></ul><ul><li>Then enter a brief review of what you have read so far. </li></ul><ul><li>I will check the Fronter discussion forum at the end of that day and anyone who has not completed the review will receive a ‘2’ for not completing homework. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Week beginning 20 th February 2012 <ul><li> When should I use double consonants at the beginning of a word? </li></ul>Test Date: Week beginning 27 th February
  15. 15. When should I use double consonants? <ul><li>Prefixes such as un, dis and ir only have a double consonant if the root word starts with the same consonant as the prefix. </li></ul><ul><li>These prefixes mean ‘ not ’ or the ‘ opposite of ’. </li></ul><ul><li>*Use ir- before words starting with r …not relevant = irrelevant There are exceptions: dis respectful </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant ir relevant </li></ul><ul><li>Regular ir regular </li></ul><ul><li>Satisfy dis satisfy </li></ul><ul><li>Necessary un necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Noticed un noticed </li></ul>
  16. 16. Spellings: <ul><li>dissatisfy </li></ul><ul><li>dissimilar </li></ul><ul><li>disorder </li></ul><ul><li>disrespectful </li></ul><ul><li>unnoticed </li></ul><ul><li>unnecessary </li></ul><ul><li>unpopular </li></ul><ul><li>irregular </li></ul><ul><li>irrelevant </li></ul><ul><li>irresponsible </li></ul>Test Date: Week beginning 27 th February
  17. 17. Week beginning 27 th February 2012 <ul><li>Reading Homework </li></ul><ul><li>You must do one of the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Read the next chapter in the book that you are currently reading </li></ul><ul><li>Get a book from the library to begin reading </li></ul><ul><li>Read a non-fiction text </li></ul>Completion Date: Week beginning 5 th March <ul><li>Once you have done this, you must: </li></ul><ul><li>Log on to Fronter and go to our class’ English page. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the ‘Reading Review Homework’ link </li></ul><ul><li>Then enter a brief review of what you have read so far. </li></ul><ul><li>I will check the Fronter discussion forum at the end of that day and anyone who has not completed the review will receive a ‘2’ for not completing homework. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Week beginning 5 th March 2012 <ul><li> When should I use double consonants at the end of a word? </li></ul>Test Date: Week beginning 12 th March
  19. 19. When should I use double consonants at the end of a word? Occur, prefer , refer , take a double rr after stressed syllables, but keep a single r after unstressed ones: For example: prefe rr ed, refe rr ed, occu rr ed, prefe r ence, refe r ence
  20. 20. Spellings: <ul><li>prefe rr ed </li></ul><ul><li>refe rr ed </li></ul><ul><li>occu rr ed </li></ul><ul><li>prefe r ence </li></ul><ul><li>refe r ence </li></ul><ul><li>begi nn ing </li></ul><ul><li>admi tt ed </li></ul><ul><li>forgo t ten </li></ul><ul><li>forbi dd en </li></ul><ul><li>patro ll ed </li></ul>Test Date: Week beginning 12 th March
  21. 21. Week beginning 12 th March 2012 <ul><li>Reading Homework </li></ul><ul><li>You must do one of the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Read the next chapter in the book that you are currently reading </li></ul><ul><li>Get a book from the library to begin reading </li></ul><ul><li>Read a non-fiction text </li></ul>Completion Date: Week beginning 19 th March <ul><li>Once you have done this, you must: </li></ul><ul><li>Log on to Fronter and go to our class’ English page. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the ‘Reading Review Homework’ link </li></ul><ul><li>Then enter a brief review of what you have read so far. </li></ul><ul><li>I will check the Fronter discussion forum at the end of that day and anyone who has not completed the review will receive a ‘2’ for not completing homework. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Week beginning 19 th March 2012 <ul><li> When should I use the prefixes: il-, im-? </li></ul>Test Date: Week beginning 26 th March
  23. 23. When should I use the prefixes: il-, im-? <ul><li>Another 2 prefixes meaning &quot; not &quot; or &quot; the opposite of &quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>The spelling of this prefix often matches the first letter of the root word. This sometimes results in a double letter. </li></ul><ul><li>So, the opposite of legal is &quot; il legal&quot; instead of &quot; in legal“ </li></ul><ul><li>The pattern is like this: *Use il- before words starting with l </li></ul><ul><li>… not legible = illegible .    *Use im- before words starting with m and p .  So:    not mature = immature     </li></ul><ul><li> not perfect = imperfect . </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>illegible </li></ul><ul><li>illegal </li></ul><ul><li>illogical </li></ul><ul><li>illiterate </li></ul><ul><li>immature </li></ul><ul><li>impolite </li></ul><ul><li>imperfect </li></ul><ul><li>impossible </li></ul><ul><li>immortal </li></ul><ul><li>immobile </li></ul>Spellings: Test Date: Week beginning 26 th March
  25. 25. Week beginning 26 th March 2012 <ul><li>Reading Homework </li></ul><ul><li>You must do one of the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Read the next chapter in the book that you are currently reading </li></ul><ul><li>Get a book from the library to begin reading </li></ul><ul><li>Read a non-fiction text </li></ul>Completion Date: Week beginning 16 th April <ul><li>Once you have done this, you must: </li></ul><ul><li>Log on to Fronter and go to our class’ English page. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the ‘Reading Review Homework’ link </li></ul><ul><li>Then enter a brief review of what you have read so far. </li></ul><ul><li>I will check the Fronter discussion forum at the end of that day and anyone who has not completed the review will receive a ‘2’ for not completing homework. </li></ul>

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