Common Exception Words Set 2 Year 5 and Year 6

Use this interactive Common Exception Words Set 2 Year 5 and Year 6 activity to practise spelling words with uncommon spelling patterns. Select the word that is spelt correctly to complete the sentences. Some of the word options look very similar, so check them carefully or they might catch you out!

Teacher Specific Information

This Common Exception Words Set 2 Year 5 and Year 6 activity aims to challenge pupils in their knowledge of common exception words by providing words that are commonly misspelt. They are presented with an example sentence and four spellings to choose from, with three incorrect spellings that address common misconceptions. The words have been taken from the English – Appendix 1: Spelling – Word list – Year 5/6. This game covers the Year 5/6 objective to learn the spellings of specific words.

The words used in this activity are:
available
average
awkward
bargain
bruise
category
cemetery
committee
communicate
community
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National Curriculum Objectives

use knowledge of morphology and etymology in spelling and understand that the spelling of some words needs to be learnt specifically, as listed in English appendix 1

Use this interactive Common Exception Words Set 2 Year 5 and Year 6 activity to practise spelling words with uncommon spelling patterns. Select the word that is spelt correctly to complete the sentences. Some of the word options look very similar, so check them carefully or they might catch you out!