This Year 5 spelling words pack contains a variety of Upper Key Stage 2 spellings split into different Year 5 spellings patterns. Children can be given sets of word cards and asked to discuss the common spelling patterns, before sorting the cards into groups.
These Year 5 spelling games are a hands-on way to revise and improve pupils’ understanding of key spellings, in readiness for Year 5 spelling tests.
National Curriculum English programme of study links
Endings which sound like ‘shuss’, spelt -cious or -tious.
Endings which sound like ‘shul’, spelt -cial or -tial.
Words ending in -ant, -ance/-ancy, -ent, -ence/-ency.
Words ending in -able, -ible, -ably and -ibly.
Words containing the letter-string ‘ough’.
Words with ‘silent’ letters.
Words with the long ‘e’ sound, spelt ei after c.