BBC spelling

BBC spelling:

Root
words

Do you
know how to create new words using root
words
? They can be great spelling clues.
E.g.Love‘ and ‘loved’.  

Prefixes

Find out
the meanings of prefixes
and how you can use them to make new words.
E.g.unfortunate’ or ‘disagree’.

Suffixes

You can
use suffixes
to make new words and help you to remember spellings.
E.g. ‘Walk’ + the
suffix ‘ed’ = ‘walked‘.
 

Confusing
words

Learn to
recognise, spell and use confusing
words
correctly.
E.g:effect‘ and ‘affect

Words
that sound the same

Can you
match the homophones
– word pairs that sound the same, but have different meanings?
E.g:two‘ and ‘too‘.  

Letter
patterns

Can you
recognise letter
patterns
in words to help you spell them?
E.g:ight‘ as in ‘sight‘ and ‘right

Syllables

Breaking
words down into sounds
can help to improve your spelling.
E.g: ‘valentine’ = ‘val – en – tine‘.  

Spelling
plurals

Learn plural
spelling rules
with the fishing gnomes.
E.g: 1 bike – 10 bikes

Look,
say, cover, write and check

A fun new
way to practise this classic spelling
method
.
Watch out for the camels!  

Silent
letters

Can you
spot the silent
letter
in the word to save the World from silent invasion?

About Eva Luptáková

učiteľka v strednej odbornej škole s aprobáciou slovenský jazyk a literatúra, anglický jazyk, občianska náuka; regionálna konzultantka programu eTwinning pre Národnú podpornú službu elektronickej spolupráce škôl na Slovensku pri Žilinskej Univerzite v Žiline
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