Common Exception Words Set 1 Year 3 and Year 4

Use your knowledge of words that have an unusual spelling pattern to identify the correct spelling for each of the missing words in this Common Exception Words Set 1 Year 3 and Year 4 activity! Be careful… some of the words look very similar so you will have to look closely.

Teacher Specific Information

This Common Exception Words Set 1 Year 3 and Year 4 activity comprises 10 sentences with one word missing. The correct spelling of the missing word needs to be selected from the options available. The words have been taken from the English – Appendix 1: Spelling – Word list – years 3 and 4. This game covers the Year 3/4 objective to learn the spellings of specific words.

The words used in this activity are:
accident
actual
actually
address
answer
appear
arrive
believe
bicycle
breath
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National Curriculum Objectives

Reading – Word Reading
read further exception words, noting the unusual correspondences between spelling and sound, and where these occur in the word