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This set of 12 books offers a systematic approach to the teaching of key learning requirements of the PNS Framework for Literacy for children age 7–11, providing 144 essential practice and reinforcement activities for Key Stage 2. Stile’s unique self-checking mechanism is ideal for individual or paired work, offering children a chance to practise vital word-level work on their own and to check their work without help from a teacher. The Stile Word Structure and Spelling set forms part of a wider range of LDA Stile Literacy support materials, which include the following sets: • Stile Understanding & Interpreting Texts Foundations (6 books) • • Stile Understanding & Interpreting Texts (12 books) • • Stile Word Structure & Spelling (12 books) • • Stile Sentence Structure & Punctuation (12 books) •

7 Printed in the UK for LDA Pintail Close, Victoria Business Park, Nottingham, NG4 2SG, UK

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Stile Word Structure and Spelling MT10259 Exercises © Shireen Shuster Stile © LDA Produced under licence from Westermann Lernspielverlag GmbH, Germany. LÜK®


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Is it it’s or its? Choose the correct spelling. TIP You only use it’s if you need an apostrophe to show a missing letter.

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¤

It’s · bite is poisonous. Its ›

It’s Å ear is 2 m across. Its °

It’s Ç bright pink. Its fl

It’s ¤ the smallest dog. Its ⁄

It’s fi diet is blood. Its ‹

It’s ı the monster. Its ‡

‡ A kangaroo uses _____ tail for balance as it jumps.

it’s · its fl

° The keeper says ______ feeding time for the dolphins.

it’s Å its fi

· I don’t like Laura’s pet skunk because _____ so smelly.

it’s ‡ its ⁄

Å A whale uses _____ tail as a propeller.

it’s · its fi

ı _____ normal for a tortoise to live for over 100 years.

It’s ⁄ Its ·

Ç A pelican’s beak holds more food than _____ stomach.

it’s ⁄ its ·

NEXT

Make up some sentences of your own for both it’s and its. Then swap with a friend and check each other’s work. 5


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Choose of or have to complete the sentences.

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⁄ My cat is afraid _____ next door’s huge dog.

of ı have ‹

¤ You should _____ cleared up that mess by now.

of Ç have ‡

‹ Dad must _____ made a mistake reading the map.

of › have Å

› Let’s get a drink and a packet ______ crisps.

of Ç have fl

fi I would ______ chosen a different colour.

of ° have ›

fl The car driver couldn’t ______ seen the cyclist.

of ⁄ have °

‡ I am tired _____ your bad behaviour.

of fl have ·

° He can’t ______ heard what I said.

of · have ⁄

· If you’d said you were coming I’d ____ cooked more.

of fi have ·

Å This cupboard is full ______ rubbish.

of fi have ¤

ı We’ll ______ missed our favourite programme.

of ¤ have ‹

Ç She is one _____ the kindest people I know.

of ¤ have ‹

NEXT Complete this rule to explain when to use of and when to use have: Use _____ when it’s part of a verb, e.g. I should _____ known. Use _____ when it goes with a noun, e.g. A box _____ chocolates. Make up more missing word sentences like the ones above. Swap with a friend and work out the answers. 6


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Name the creatures.

¤

°

·

Å

ı

Ç

dingo

emu

¤

mosquito

yeti

buffalo

koala

flamingo

gorilla

°

panda

·

kiwi

Å

zebra

ı

tarantula

Ç

NEXT Look at the last letter of each word and then sort the words into

four lists. What sound does the letter i have at the end of yeti and kiwi? What sound does the letter a have at the end of panda and zebra? Look in an atlas for some place names that end in a. What sound does a make at the end of a word?

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All the words in red end in -o. Find the plural of those words.

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⁄ Crisps are made from thinly sliced potato. ¤ The islands of Hawaii have many volcano. ‹ The cowboy was the star of many rodeo. › My little brother keeps asking me for a game of domino. fi The brave pilots were the hero of the film. fl We’ve rented two video to watch on Saturday night. ‡ Uncle Jim has a job building patio in people’s gardens. ° For breakfast I’d like eggs, beans and tinned tomato. · Recording studio are places where bands record their music. Å The echo of our voices bounced back across the valley. ı My Auntie Pat has six radio, one in every room in her house. Ç In some parts of America, tornado are quite common. patios

potatoes

¤

volcanoes ‹

videos

rodeos

radios

dominoes ‡

echoes

°

tomatoes

·

studios

Ç

NEXT

tornadoes Å

heroes

ı

Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check the words which just need -s to make them plural. Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check the words which need -es in the plural.

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Compare the two lists and write a spelling rule. TIP Look at the letter just before o.


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Choose -s or -es to form the plural of the word in red.

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⁄ Our Year 5 and Year 6 class are going on a trip to York.

s ‡ es ⁄

¤ The market stall was piled high with bunch of bananas.

s Ç es Å

‹ Some people believe there are ghost in the old castle.

s fl es fi

› The sky was lit up by flash of lightning.

s ‹ es ¤

fi For tea we’re having sausages and baked potato.

s · es Ç

fl The fairy godmother gave Cinderella three wish.

s › es ·

‡ The letter ended with the words “Love and kiss.”

s ‡ es °

° There are three flamingo by the lake.

s › es ‹

· When you add suffix to words you change the meaning.

s ı es fi

Å My team have won their last five match.

s ‹ es ‡

ı Ten coach were needed to take all the supporters.

s ‹ es ı

Ç The Viking came from Norway, Denmark and Sweden.

s ‹ es ı

NEXT

Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check the plural words in two lists: Those which need -s Those which need -es. Add more words of your own to each list.

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Stile Word Structure

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This set of 12 books offers a systematic approach to the teaching of key learning requirements of the PNS Framework for Literacy for children age 7–11, providing 144 essential practice and reinforcement activities for Key Stage 2. Stile’s unique self-checking mechanism is ideal for individual or paired work, offering children a chance to practise vital word-level work on their own and to check their work without help from a teacher. The Stile Word Structure and Spelling set forms part of a wider range of LDA Stile Literacy support materials, which include the following sets: • Stile Understanding & Interpreting Texts Foundations (6 books) • • Stile Understanding & Interpreting Texts (12 books) • • Stile Word Structure & Spelling (12 books) • • Stile Sentence Structure & Punctuation (12 books) •

7 Printed in the UK for LDA Pintail Close, Victoria Business Park, Nottingham, NG4 2SG, UK

I S B N 978-1-85503-455-6

9

781855 034556

Stile Word Structure and Spelling MT10259 Exercises © Shireen Shuster Stile © LDA Produced under licence from Westermann Lernspielverlag GmbH, Germany. LÜK®


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