Spellings – letter pattern is ‘ie’ or ‘ei’ Week beginning: 6th December

This week, our letter pattern is ‘ie’ or ‘ei’. In class, we will be exploring words which are spelt using this pattern, including the examples listed below. Your child will know which set of words they need to be learning to help with their spelling activities.

Thank you.

LO: To spell words with the rule i before e except after c (some rule breakers).

Spelling pattern: ‘ie’ or ‘ei’

  1. achieve
  2. believe
  3. deceitful
  4. mischievous
  5. efficient (rule breaker)
  6. retrieve
  7. weird (rule breaker)
  8. neighbour (rule breaker)
  9. hygiene
  10. perceive

  1. friend
  2. receipt
  3. receive
  4. piece
  5. grief
  6. ceiling
  7. deceive
  8. science (rule breaker)

Please see below games/activities that children can play/complete to help them with their spellings: