St Mary's C.E. Primary School

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Ash, Beech and Sycamore

Each week children should spend around 1 hour 30 minutes completing their homework. 

Homework tasks are set on a Friday and expected to be handed in on a Wednesday morning.

Reading records should be in school every day. These will be monitored once a week.

Homework includes:

Reading at least 3 times per week with an adult 

Learning times tables

Learning spellings

Weekly literacy / maths / theme task set on a Friday

 

Spellings: 

Term 5 & 6

Suffixes and word endings

Find five more words which contain this spelling pattern.

Suffixes and Word Endings

 

Endings that sound like -shun

invention

injection

expression

permission

extension

comprehension

musician

politician

 

Greek ch, french ch, gue, que and Latin sc

chorus

chemist

machine

chef

tongue

league

unique

antique

science

discipline

 

alternate spelling of 'a' (ei, eigh or ey)

 vein

weigh

neighbour

they

obey

eight

 

Possessive Apostrophes with Plurals

 girls'

babies'

children's

 

Homophones and Near Homophones

break

brake

mail

male

weather

whether

 

Term 3 & 4

Mrs Humphreys' Group

High Frequency Words Apostrophes for contraction

 

 

 don't

you're

can't 

won't

didn't

couldn't

shouldn't

I've

                                     

Word List - Year 3 and 4 By the end of year 4 the children should also be able to spell a range of words set out by the new curriculum.  These will be covered during the year in the spelling list.  For a complete list use the following link:

In addition to the above spellings all children are expected to be able to read and spell the first 100 and the next 200 high frequency words by the end of year 2. These can be found using the following links:

First 100 High Frequency Words

Next 200 High Frequency Words

Homework:

All homework needs to be handed in on a Wednesday in their homework books. Children who do not complete the task for the week will need to complete it during Friday afternoon playtime.  Please note that homework handed in after Wednesday may not be marked.

Ash Sycamore Beech

3-4 Literacy Homework: Thursday 25th May 2017, due in Wednesday 7th June 2017

In literacy, we have been looking at different forms of poetry. Write a poem about an electrical storm using the pictures to help you. You can choose the structure of your poem, but please do not write an acrostic poem!