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Year 3 Spellings

Attached below are the spelling lists.

The year 2 spelling lists document shows the progression for the children who are currently working on lists labelled B1a, B1b etc. These are the year 2 common exception words.

The year 3 spelling lists 1-9 are all of the year 3 common exception words.

The spelling lists 10-20 cover the year 3 homophones as well as year 3 prefix, suffix and other spelling rules.

Please continue to practise the list you have been given. However when you are confident at spelling those words, you could move onto the next list. If you are currently on list 20 it would be good to practise again any of the words you find the trickiest. Please email us if you are not sure what list your child is currently working on.

As well as practising each spelling as you would at home normally, here are some further ideas for how to practise these words:

LCWC - As we do in school, complete 'Look, Cover, Write, Check' for each word 3 times. If you have not spelt the word correctly three times, try again!

Write spellings in interesting sentences. Can you make your sentences even more interesting by adding effective adjectives, conjunctions, prepositions or fronted adverbials?

Create a word search using some of the spellings.

If you have a dictionary at home, you could research the meaning of the different words and write them down.

Write each spelling in different colours, in different sizes, in different styles etc.