These words are polysyllabic – meaning they have more than one syllable. They contain split digraphs within them. It is tricky to see the split digraph in a longer word. Please button and zip these words showing the split digraph. (Note also a recap of soft c)
Medicine Ireland ice-cream forgiveness service estimate hesitate
aeroplane inflate produce
Read the word and break it into syllables. Cut them out and cut them into syllables and stick them with a space between the syllable.
Confuse perfume capsule costume attitude bathrobe antelope
earphone postcode primrose wardrobe wishbone trombone
Print out the aliens assemble and cut down the middle and make new words with the start and end parts. See how many different varieties you can make and read.
The sheet is below
Obb and Bob/picnic on pluto please selects the ‘revise all phase 5’
List 1 ow as in ‘oh’ List 2 ow as in ‘ou’
Children to place these words into the correct list. Children to write the words out:
Brown blow show clown down frown throw elbow growing bungalow tomorrow window crowned
Tuesday –‘oa’ words
Coastline sailboat coachman railroad overload approach
floatage poachers oatmean toaster
Write out these words and put the ‘oa’ in a different colour to the other letters.
Wednesday – ‘o_e’ words
Make up as make o_e words as you can that rhyme with. Put the real words in red and any nonsense in blue.
ole oke ope obe one ote
Before a root word starting with m or p, in– becomes im–.
Before a root word starting with r, in– becomes ir–.
Possible mature perfect mortal patient
Regular relevant responsible
Add the prefex ‘im’ or ‘ir’ in a different colour. Look up the meaning of these words.
Tuesday – sub– means ‘under’.
Create a silly story using these words and add the prefix sub. divide, heading, marine, merge, way
Wednesday – super– means ‘above’.
Find as many words with super as a prefix and write a sentence in context showing the meaning.
Thursday - anti– means ‘against’.
look through the list and give yourself 60 seconds to write down as many of the words that catch your eye. Is it because you know the word or they interest you?
Common exception word spellings…
Group 1 – floor, poor, which, witch, better
Group 2 – gold, hold, told, every, everybody
Group 3 – can’t, couldn’t, any, many, clothes
Group 4 – accident, actual, answer, address, appear
Ext – grammar, group, guard, accept, knot, meddle