Term 3: Unit 2

You can plan your half-termly spelling programme around this teaching focus using the support provided.

Support provided

This half-term unit follows the Support for Spelling teaching sequence. This unit includes:

  • activities and approaches to use during whole-class sessions
  • extension activities for children who require extra work
  • practice examples of words for children to focus on.

Dictionaries, both standard and etymological, are useful resources for this unit.

Teaching focus

The focus of this unit is to revise and use word roots, prefixes and suffixes as a support for spelling.

This unit extends and consolidates work, from Year 4 term 3 and Year 5 term 3, relating to etymology (word origins) and word structure (morphology).