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Mr Fletcher

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Word work - Scratchcard Spellings - Suffix ‘-er’, ‘-en’, ‘-ed’, ‘-ing’

Check example page for guide. Select and use templates to respond. Using highlight the correct suffix spellings. Draw a cross on the non examples using Use to scratch the boxes to reveal the correct answers. Extension - When finished, and using or tools , can you create 3 super sentences using your new words? to upload to class journal.

5th Grade, 4th Grade, 6th Grade, Home Learning, English Language Learners, Writing
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Discuss the meaning of the new words and the fact that they can’t use all of the suffixes on all of the words. The pupils can cross out any ‘non-words’ they tried out.    What do they notice about doubling the consonant?    Notes:  If the last syllable of a word is stressed and ends with one consonant letter which has just one vowel letter before it, the final consonant is doubled before adding any ending beginning with a vowel.  The consonant letter is not doubled if the syllable is unstressed. Answers - Fastener, fastening, fastened, cornering , cornered, awakened, awakening, forgetting, forgotten, beginning, beginner, gardening, gardener, gardened, preferring, preferred, limiting, limited, limiter.