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Friday 15th - Thursday 21st October:

Spelling Rules: Before a root word starting with l, the ‘in-’ prefix becomes ‘il-’.  Before a root word starting with r the prefix ‘in-’ becomes ’ir-’

 

illegal

illegible

immature

immortal

impossible

impatient

imperfect

irregular

irrelevant

irresponsible

 

Friday 8th -15th October:

Spelling Rules: The prefix ’in-’  can mean both ‘not’ and ‘in’/’into.’ In these spellings the prefix ’in-’ means ‘not.’

inactive

incorrect

invisible

insecure

inflexible

indefinite

inelegant

incurable

inability

inadequate

Thursday 30th September - Friday 9th October

 

Homophones are words which have the same pronunciation but different meanings and/or spellings.  Near homophones have slightly different pronunciations.

accept

except

knot

not

peace

piece

plain

plane

weather

whether

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