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National Literacy Strategy
Year 5 Term 3

 

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Look, Cover, Write, Check Spelling Activities for NLS Medium Frequency Wordlists (Years 4 and 5). Word Level Objectives: to practise new spellings regularly by "look, say, cover, write, check" strategy; to read and spell correctly the words in Appendix List 2.

National Literacy Strategy Year 5 Term 3

Word Level Work: Spelling conventions and rules

  • Words ending in -e
    Word Level Objective 5: investigate and learn spelling rules:
    · words ending in modifying e drop e when adding ing, e.g. taking;
    · words ending in modifying e keep e when adding a suffix beginning with a consonant, e.g. hopeful, lovely

  • Words ending in -y
    Word Level Objective 5: investigate and learn spelling rules:To the  top of the page
    · words ending in y preceded by a consonant change y to i when adding a suffix, e.g. flies, tried - except for the suffixes ly or ing, e.g. shyly, flying

  • Spelling - "ie" or "ei"?
    Word Level Objective 5: investigate and learn spelling rules:
    · i before e except after c when the sound is ee, e.g. receive.

Sentence Level Work: Sentence construction and punctuation

  • Using the apostrophe with regular single nouns
    Year 5 Term 3 Sentence Level Objective 5: revise use of apostrophes for possession from Year 4;
    Year 4 Term 2 Sentence Level Objective 2b: use the apostrophe accurately to mark possession through understanding basic rules for apostrophising singular nouns, e.g . the man's hat...

  • Using the apostrophe with regular plural nouns
    Year 5 Term 3 Sentence Level Objective 5: revise use of apostrophes for possession from Year 4;
    Year 4 Term 2 Sentence Level Objective 2b: use the apostrophe accurately to mark possession through understanding basic rules for apostrophising ... plural nouns ending in 's', e.g. the doctors' surgery...

  • Using the apostrophe with irregular plural nouns
    Year 5 Term 3 Sentence Level Objective 5: revise use of apostrophes for possession from Year 4;
    Year 4 Term 2 Sentence Level Objective 2b: use the apostrophe accurately to mark possession through understanding basic rules for apostrophising... irregular plural nouns, e.g. men's room, children's playground.

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