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Spelling Year 4

Spelling Year 4

Spelling Year 4 KS2. Support on spelling for kids with Super Brainy Beans. Primary homework help with worksheet downloads and online games.

Pick a level

If you find the spellings difficult in your year then try starting with spellings from the year below. It's ok to work lower than the year you are on and fill the gaps rather than struggling at your level without understanding the basics.




Learning spellings

The best way to remember your spellings is the look, say, cover, write, check method. Regually practicing this way will improve your spellings.
Look Say Cover Write Check Spellings

 

Practice your spellings for four days then get someone to test you on the fifth day without looking at the words first.

Download our spelling sheets for lists of words to practice spelling.

Blank spelling sheet
Fill in your own words that you get wrong regularly with our blank spelling sheet.

Spelling Test book note pad
Print off the sheets to make the notepads for the Spelling Test book

Spell all 40 common words

Throughout Year 4 children are expected to learn how to spell the 40 new words which are commonly used in reading and writing.

Top TipSome of these do not follow the normal phonic rules and are known as 'tricky' words. Here there is no trick to learning to spell these words they just have to know.

Top 40 Words
Spelling sheets for the top 40 words.
Top 40 Words Check List
Print off this checklist of the top 40 common words you should learn to spell.

Suffixes sion

Suffixes are groups of letters that can be added to a root word. Suffixes change the meaning of a word to make a new word.

Words ending in sion make the shun sound. If the root word ends in se, de or d add sion.

division revision invasion

Words ending sion spelling sheet
10 words ending with sion.

Suffixes tion

Words ending in tion make the shuhn sound. If the root word ends in te or t or has no real root word, add tion.

action question mention

Words ending tion spelling sheet
10 words ending with tion.

Suffixes ation

Words ending with ation.

creation information location

Words ending ation spelling sheet
10 words ending with ation.

Suffixes ous

Words ending in ous.

dangerous jealous curious

Words ending ous spelling sheet
10 words ending with ous.

Spelling games

Look, Cover, Write Check Spelling game playLook, Cover, Write, Check
Look at the word and type the word once the doors have closed. Choose Year 3 & 4.
Little Bird Spelling game playLittle bird Spelling
Spell out the 'Tricky Words' in this little bird spelling game. Choose Year 3 & 4.
Spooky Spelling game playSpooky Spelling
Spell out the 'Tricky Words' in this spooky spelling game. Choose Year 3 & 4.
Coconut Vowels Spelling game playCoconut Vowels
Match missing letters to the correct word coconut. Choose hard.

Prefixes im

A prefix is a group of letters that are added to a root word. Prefixes change the meaning of a word to make a new word.

Prefixes beginning with im mean not something.

impossible impatient impolite

Words beginning with im spelling sheet
10 words beginning with the im prefix.

Prefixes inter

Words beginning with the prefix inter, mean between or among.

international internet intercity

Words beginning with inter spelling sheet
10 words beginning with the inter prefix.



Prefixes ex

Words beginning with the prefix ex, mean out or outside of.

exit export external

Words beginning with ex spelling sheet
10 words beginning with the ex prefix.

Words with augh & au

These words have the aw sound, spelt augh and au.

caught taught autumn

Words with augh and au spelling sheet
10 words with augh and au.

Suffixes ough

These words contain ough.

though brought dough

Words with ough spelling sheet
10 words with ough.

Words with ci

These words contain ci.

circle special city

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