To revise the long vowel sounds.
Suggest words containing the following vowel sounds.
Lets revise the ‘soft <c> spellings for the /s/ sound: <ce>, <ci>, and <cy>.
The suffix <-ant makes adjectives and nouns
e.g important and assistant
Look at these words. Replace the final <t>in each word with <ce>,to make new abstract nouns with the spelling <-ance>.
Remember that abstract nouns are things that do not have physical forms, like ideas, feelings or actions.
fragrant - fragrance- if something is fragrant, you can say it has fragrance.
Can you think of a verb that ends in (e)?
e.g. guide, ignore
What is the rule for adding -ance?
Look at the spelling list. Ask your teacher about unfamiliar words.
Notice that all the words have an unstressed final syllable apart from ‘ advance and ‘ chance’
Discuss the letters in bold type with your teacher or learning partner.
Spelling sheet 3a
Copy out the syllables, match the root words to the spelling words
Spelling Sheet 3b
Write two sentences for each word using the part of speech indicated
Parse the sentence
The army’s advance (was causing) a great disturbance.
1. The cottage was seriously damaged during the disturbance.
2. They saw the entrance to the college in the distance.
3. “The flowers have an elegant fragrance,” the florist observed.