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High frequency words

High Frequency Words

 

In addition to the High Frequency Words from lower down the school, pupils should learn to read and write these words independently whilst they are in Years 5 and 6.

 

accommodate

communicate

equip

immediately

physical

sincerely

accompany

community

equipped

individual

prejudice

soldier

according

competition

equipment

interfere

privilege

stomach

achieve

conscience

especially

interrupt

profession

sufficient

aggressive

conscious

exaggerate

language

programme

suggest

amateur

controversy

excellent

leisure

pronunciation

symbol

ancient

convenience

existence

lightning

queue

system

apparent

correspond

explanation

marvellous

recognise

temperature

appreciate

criticise

familiar

mischievous

recommend

thorough

attached

curiosity

foreign

muscle

relevant

twelfth

available

definite

forty

necessary

restaurant

variety

average

desperate

frequently

neighbour

rhyme

vegetable

awkward

determined

government

nuisance

rhythm

vehicle

bargain

develop

guarantee

occupy

sacrifice

yacht

bruise

dictionary

harass

occur

secretary

 

category

disastrous

hindrance

opportunity

shoulder

 

cemetery

embarrass

identity

parliament

signature

 

committee

environment

immediate

persuade

sincere

 

 

 

 

 

It is important that they recognise the relationships between sounds and letters, even when they are unusual.  Once root words are learned they can be used to spell longer words correctly, if the rules and guidelines for adding prefixes and suffixes are also known and used.

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