Year 7 ila spring term 2 spellings

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Year 7 ila spring term 2 spellings

  1. 1. SPELLING STRATEGIES Year 7
  2. 2. Some suggestions <ul><li>1. Break it into sounds: (d-i-a-r-y) </li></ul><ul><li>2. Break it into syllables: (di-a-ry, bus-in-ess) </li></ul><ul><li>3. Break it into affixes: (dis+satisfy) </li></ul><ul><li>4. Use a mnemonic: (necessary = one collar and two sleeves) </li></ul><ul><li>5. Refer to words in same family:(muscle, muscular) </li></ul><ul><li>6. Say it as it sounds: (Wednesday) </li></ul><ul><li>7. Words within words: (parliament = parl I AM ent) </li></ul><ul><li>8. Refer to etymology: (bi+cycle) </li></ul><ul><li>9. Use analogy: (bright, light, night) </li></ul><ul><li>10. Use a key word: (horrible/drinkable) </li></ul><ul><li>11. Learn by sight: (look, cover, write, check) </li></ul><ul><li>12. Apply spelling rules: </li></ul>
  3. 3. COMMON SPELLING RULES
  4. 4. Spelling Strategy:Double consonants <ul><li>It is usual for a short vowel to take a double consonant after it, if a further syllable follows, as below: </li></ul><ul><li>short vowel long vowels don’t! </li></ul><ul><li>Wr i tten write, writing </li></ul><ul><li>L a tter later </li></ul><ul><li>B i t, b i tten bite </li></ul><ul><li>H o lly holy </li></ul><ul><li>D i nner dine, dining </li></ul><ul><li>subm i t, subm i tted </li></ul><ul><li>Comm i t, comm i tted </li></ul><ul><li>NB – commitment! </li></ul>Date set: 28 th February 2011 Tested in class: week beginning 7 th March
  5. 5. Spellings <ul><li>written </li></ul><ul><li>writing </li></ul><ul><li>latter </li></ul><ul><li>submit </li></ul><ul><li>submitted </li></ul><ul><li>commit </li></ul><ul><li>committed </li></ul><ul><li>commitment </li></ul><ul><li>wrapped </li></ul><ul><li>dining </li></ul>Date set: 28 th February 2011 Tested in class: week beginning 7 th March
  6. 6. Spelling Strategy: 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. These prefixes mean ‘not’ or the ‘opposite of’. </li></ul><ul><li>*Use ir- before words starting with r …not relevant = irrelevant </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>Date set: 7 th March 2011 Tested in class: week beginning 14 th March
  7. 7. Spellings <ul><li>dissatisfy </li></ul><ul><li>dissimilar </li></ul><ul><li>disorder </li></ul><ul><li>unnoticed </li></ul><ul><li>unnecessary </li></ul><ul><li>unpopular </li></ul><ul><li>disrespectful </li></ul><ul><li>irregular </li></ul><ul><li>irrelevant </li></ul><ul><li>irresponsible </li></ul>Date set: 7 th March 2011 Tested in class: week beginning 14 th March
  8. 8. Spelling Strategy: Doubling consonants <ul><li>Occur, prefer , refer , take a double rr after stressed syllables, but keep a single r after unstressed ones: </li></ul><ul><li>prefe rr ed, refe rr ed, occu rr ed, </li></ul><ul><li>prefe r ence, refe r ence </li></ul>Date set: 14 th March 2011 Tested in class: week beginning 21st March
  9. 9. 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 re nce </li></ul><ul><li>refe r ence </li></ul><ul><li>beginning </li></ul><ul><li>admitted </li></ul><ul><li>forgotten </li></ul><ul><li>forbidden </li></ul><ul><li>patrolled </li></ul>Date set: 14 th March 2011 Tested in class: week beginning 21st March
  10. 10. Spelling Strategy: 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;illegal&quot; instead of &quot;inlegal“ </li></ul><ul><li>The pattern is like this: *Use il- before words starting with l …not legible = illegible .    *Use im- before words starting with m and p .  So:    not mature = immature      not perfect = imperfect . </li></ul>Date set: 21 st March 2011 Tested in class: week beginning 28 th March
  11. 11. Spellings <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>Date set: 21 st March 2011 Tested in class: week beginning 28 th March
  12. 12. Spelling Strategy: Adding a suffix to words ending in silent e <ul><li>Drop a silent ‘ e’ before adding a suffix that begins with a vowel. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: hope + ing = hop ing , </li></ul><ul><li> believe + able = believ able </li></ul><ul><li>If a word ends with a silent ‘ e’ , do not drop the ‘ e’ when adding a suffix that begins with a consonant.  </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: care + less = care less , </li></ul><ul><li>safe + ty = safe ty , </li></ul><ul><li> arrange + ment = arrange ment .  </li></ul>Date set: 28 th March 2011 Tested in class: week beginning 4 th April
  13. 13. 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>hating </li></ul><ul><li>careless </li></ul><ul><li>safety </li></ul><ul><li>arrangement </li></ul><ul><li>peaceful </li></ul>Date set: 28 th March 2011 Tested in class: week beginning 4 th April
  14. 14. Spelling Strategy: Adding suffixes to words ending -ce and -ge <ul><li>Where the base word ends in - ce or - ge , then you keep the silent e before - able and - ous .    </li></ul><ul><li>So: enforce + able =   enforce able </li></ul><ul><li>notice + able =   notice able </li></ul><ul><li>service + able =   service able </li></ul><ul><li>courage + ous =   courage ous </li></ul><ul><li>outrage + ous =   outrage ous </li></ul>Date set: 4 th April 2011 Tested in class: week beginning 11 th April
  15. 15. Spellings <ul><li>enforceable </li></ul><ul><li>noticeable </li></ul><ul><li>serviceable </li></ul><ul><li>irreplaceable </li></ul><ul><li>traceable </li></ul><ul><li>courageous </li></ul><ul><li>outrageous </li></ul><ul><li>manageable </li></ul><ul><li>changeable </li></ul><ul><li>advantageous </li></ul>Date set: 4 th April 2011 Tested in class: week beginning 11 th April

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