Common Exception Words Set 3 Year 5 and Year 6

Teacher Specific Information

Use this Common Exception Words Set 3 Year 5 and Year 6 activity to challenge pupils’ knowledge of common exception words. Children are given 10 example sentences, each with four spellings to choose from to complete them. Three incorrect spellings are given with each sentence that address common misconceptions. This game covers the Year 5/6 objective to learn the spellings of specific words.

The words used in this activity are:
competition
conscience
conscious
controversy
convenience
correspond
criticise
curiosity
definite
desperate
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National Curriculum Objectives

Reading – Word Reading
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