Spellings - Set 20 - Test 6th March 2020

posted 27 Feb 2020, 23:46 by Sue Dalley

Y4 Spellings – Set 20
Test: 6th March 2020

Rule

Word list

Endings which sound like “shone” spelt like –sion and –cian

Strictly speaking, the suffixes are –ion and –ian. Clues about whether to put t, s, ss or c before these suffixes often come from the last letter or letters of the root word.

–sion is used if the root word ends in d or se.
Exceptions: attend – attention, intend – intention.

–cian is used if the root word ends in c or cs

expansion

extension

comprehension

tension

 

attention

intention

 

musician

electrician

magician

politician

mathematician

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