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Westglade Primary School

Westglade Primary School

Grow, discover & blossom

School Values

  • Resilience
  • Creativity
  • Kindness
  • Excellence
  • Respect
  • Honesty


Your spellings for this week are:


1.  hour

2.  move

3.  prove

4.  improve

5.  sure

6.  sugar

7.  eye

8.  could

9.  would

10. should

/l/ (-le) or /əl/ (-el) sounds spelt ‘il’ at the end of words


Remind pupils of the /l/ and /əl/ sounds at the end of words and the graphemes they have learnt so far to represent them. Show them the chart with the words they collected before.


'le' 'el'


circle parcel
tickle tunnel
table angel
apple towel
giggle squirrel
little tinsel
puddle label

Which is the most common spelling of this sound? Show pupils the following words: pencil, fossil, nostril, stencil. How is the phoneme spelt in these words? Tell pupils that this is a very unusual spelling. Pupils practise handwriting them.

/l/ (-le) or /əl/ (-el) sounds spelt ‘il’ at the end of words


Ask pupils to find as many /l/ or /əl/ words spelt in the four different ways as they can in the wordsearch. They should write each word down as they circle it. Tell them that there are 16 words to find.