Year 4 WOW Word of the Week!

In Year 4 we always love to learn new words and challenge ourselves to use them in our conversations and writing.

Which new words have you learnt this week?

This week, my new favourite word is…..


It’s an adjective and it means to absolutely not effect or result!

Try to use it in your own sentence. Here are some examplesโ€ฆ

Her efforts were futile! She had failed.

Although the dog chewed and chewed on his leash, his efforts to break free were futile.

The losing team (Nottingham Forest/Derby County โ€“ you choose J) made a valiant but futile effort to score in the  second half of the game.

Mrs Henderson


    • Good Morning Nathan!
      It always makes me smile to hear from you early on a Wednesday morning. I like your use of the word futile, particularly how you started your sentence with a subordinator. Clever work ๐Ÿ™‚

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