Spring 1 Homework (Jan/Feb 2021)
Spellings are found in your child's purple reading record. (Spelling quizzes are on a Thursday):
4.1.21 WEEK 1: Suffix 'ness' and 'ful' when following a consonant
wishful, forgetful, thankful, painful, fearful, successful, fairness, fitness, foolishness, illness, darkness, quietness
11.1.21 WEEK 2: Prefixes 'sub' and 'tele'
telephone, telegraph, television, telescope, telephoto, teleport, subway, submarine, submerge, subsection, subterranean, substandard
18.1.21 WEEK 3: Year 3 and 4 word list
calendar, complete, consider, continue, decide, describe, different, difficult, early, earth, exercise, experiment
25.1.21 WEEK 4: Words with the /ʃ/ sound spelt ‘ch’ (mostly French in origin) as well as ‘s’, ‘ss(ion/ure)’
chef, shop, sugar, special, sure, mission, brochure, machine, chalet, chute, parachute, champagne
1.2.21 WEEK 5: ness, less, ful, ly
careful, careless, carefully, carelessly, painful, painless, painfully, painlessly, thoughtful, thoughtless, thoughtfulness, thoughtlessness
8.2.21 WEEK 6: ly suffix
slowly, quickly, roughly, suddenly, sadly, loudly, quietly, badly, rapidly, happily, hungrily, strangely
Topic: Autumn 2
Choose one task to do each week.
You may also have some English or Maths tasks posted on here as extra homework activities too.
- The /ɪ/ sound spelt ‘y’
gym, gymnastics, pyramid, mystery, myth, Egypt, cygnet, mystic, synonym, mythical, symbol, mysterious
- adding er to a verb
taller, smaller, rougher, smoother, fitter, hotter, bigger, madder, angrier, earlier, hairier, dirtier
- Words ending with the /g/ sound spelt ‘-gue’ and the /k/ sound spelt ‘-que’ (French in origin)
fatigue, catalogue, league, tongue,
antique, unique, mosque, plaque, cheque, grotesque, picturesque, boutique
1. Look at your last times table quiz, practise any you need to work on.
2. TT Rockstars (10 minutes every day where possible).
3. Use your Reading Planet books https://my.risingstars-uk.com/Default.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2f
You will need to log in with your school number and password to access the books that your teacher has given you. Don't forget to complete your quiz about what you have read too!
4. Learn your spellings. Each week they are stuck into your reading record. We will also upload them further down this page.
Feel the Force! homework
Choose one activity to do each week
Week beginning: 2nd November 2020
Spellings - Homophones are words which sound the same but they can be spelt differently and have different meanings. Can you write a sentence for each homophone e.g. The sail of the boat moved with the wind. The house on my road was for sale.