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SPELLINGS

Spellings in Year 2

Spellings will be uploaded every weekend ready for checking on the following Friday.

TERM 3

Spellings for Checking on Friday 3rd February 2023

Mrs Kelleher's Phonics Group

Focus: Contractions

  1. couldn't 
  2. shouldn't
  3. wouldn't
  4. don't
  5. can't
  6. that's
  7. hasn't
  8. you're
  9. you've
  10. they're

Common Exception Words: n/a

 

    Miss Clegg's MORNING Phonics Group

    /ee/ phoneme spelt 'y'

    /ee/ phoneme spelt 'ey'

    1. mummy
    2. sleepy
    3. key
    4. donkey
    5. slowly
    6. twenty

    Tricky Words:

    • come
    • kind

     

    Miss Clegg's AFTERNOON Phonics Group:

     

    /k/ phoneme spelt 'ch' as in chemist

    /sh/ phoneme spelt 'ch' as in chef

    1. machine
    2. chef
    3. chemist
    4. character

    High Frequency Words:

    • could
    • where

    + revision of:

    • looked 
    • asked

     

    Spellings for Checking on Friday 27th January 2023

    Mrs Kelleher's Phonics Group

    Phoneme: /ou/ + /oi/

    Graphemes: ou, ow, oi, oy

    Note: Lots of these words have the _ing suffix.

    1. around
    2. mountain
    3. counting
    4. frowning
    5. spoiling
    6. joining
    7. enjoying
    8. annoying

    Common Exception Words: n/a

     

      Miss Clegg's MORNING Phonics Group

      1. old
      2. both
      3. won't
      4. happy
      5. family
      6. money

      Tricky Words:

      what

      some

       

      Miss Clegg's AFTERNOON Phonics Group:

      1. house
      2. nurse
      3. dance
      4. place
      5. prince
      6. school

      High Frequency Words:

      • looked
      • asked

       

      Spellings for Checking on Friday 20th January 2023

      Mrs Kelleher's Phonics Group

      Phoneme: /ur/

      Graphemes: ur, er, ir, ear, or

      1. purple
      2. remember
      3. thirteen
      4. third
      5. pearl
      6. earth
      7. worm
      8. worth
      9. working 

      Common Exception Words: n/a

       

        Miss Clegg's MORNING Phonics Group

        Phoneme: /oa/

        Graphemes: o_e, ow

        1. home
        2. alone
        3. code
        4. window
        5. shadow
        6. snow

        Tricky Words:

        • were
        • there

         

        Miss Clegg's AFTERNOON Phonics Group:

        Phoneme: /s/  /j/

        Graphemes: c (makes s sound)   g (makes j sound)

        1. parcel
        2. icy
        3. cinema
        4. giant
        5. energy

        High Frequency Words:

        • their
        • people
        • looked

         

         

        Spellings for Checking on Friday 13th January 2023

        Mrs Kelleher's Phonics Group

        Phoneme: /or/

        Graphemes: our, oor, ore, augh

        1. fourteen
        2. brought
        3. wore
        4. shore
        5. outdoors
        6. floor
        7. caught
        8. taught

        Common Exception Words:

        • new
        • who

         

          Miss Clegg's MORNING Phonics Group

          Phoneme: /igh/

          Graphemes: igh, ie

          1. night
          2. light
          3. fright
          4. sign
          5. pie
          6. tried

          Tricky Words:

          • come
          • have

           

          Miss Clegg's AFTERNOON Phonics Group:

          Phoneme: /or/

          Graphemes: oor, au

          1. poor
          2. floor
          3. door
          4. caught
          5. taught

          High Frequency Words:

          • once
          • please

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          Spellings for Checking on Friday 6th January 2023

          Mrs Kelleher's Phonics Group

          Phoneme: /or/

          Graphemes: or, au, aw, ar

          1. morning
          2. stories (note 'change the y to an i' and + es for the plural of story)
          3. Autumn
          4. yawning
          5. quarter
          6. towards

           

          Miss Clegg's MORNING Phonics Group

          An informal check will take place this week.

           

           

          Miss Clegg's AFTERNOON Phonics Group:

          An informal check will take place this week.

           

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          TERM 2 BELOW:

          There will not be any spellings for checking on Friday 16th December.  This week in class we will be assessing the children's knowledge of Rocket Phonics for Term 2.

           

          Spellings for Checking on Friday 9th December 2022

          Please note: We will only have 2 Phonics sessions this week due to rehearsals, Christmas Performance, etc. so the Spellings for this week will not relate to our daily lessons, being either revision or tricky words. Thank you for your continued support at home.

           

          Mrs Kelleher's Phonics Group

          Revision of Term 2:

          1. where
          2. wheel
          3. blue
          4. rescue
          5. few
          6. football
          7. after
          8. dolphin
          9. Mum's (including correct use of the apostrophe + s)

           

          Mrs Willis's Phonics Group

          Tricky Words:

          1. people 
          2. friends 
          3. here 
          4. your 
          5. asked 
          6. called 

           

          Mrs Fordyce's Phonics Group

          Tricky Words:

           

           

           

          Spellings for Checking on Friday 2nd December 2022

          Mrs Kelleher's Phonics Group

          Focus in class: Possessive Apostrophes (singular)

          This week, we will be learning how to use singular possessive apostrophes, eg. The dog's ball. Through our daily phonics lessons, we will also be revisiting previous graphemes and developing our reading skills.  I have decided not to check the children's understanding of possessive apostrophes; instead, we will focus on spelling some of the Year 2 Common Exception Words.  Thank you.  

          NB.  Sometimes, when children learn about possessive apostrophes, they incorrectly use the apostrophe for a plural (eg. The dogs were running) and this is something which I will teach them this week.  

          1. most
          2. only
          3. both
          4. lothes
          5. old
          6. cold
          7. gold
          8. told
          9. hold

           

          Mrs Willis's Phonics Group

          Phonemes: or, oa, long & short oo 

          Graphemes: au, aw, ou, oul 

          1. author 
          2. launch 
          3. crawl 
          4. yawn 
          5. soup 
          6. shoulder 

          Tricky Words:

          1. could 
          2. would 

           

          Mrs Fordyce's Phonics Group

          Phoneme: /ai/

          Graphemes: ay, a_e ,a

          1. play
          2. Sunday
          3. cake
          4. snake
          5. acorn

           

          Spellings for Checking on Friday 25th November 2022

          Mrs Kelleher's Phonics Group

          Phoneme: short oo + ar

          Graphemes: oo, u, oul + ar, a, al

          1. football
          2. pushed
          3. shouldn't
          4. couldn't
          5. started
          6. sharpened (note _ed suffix)
          7. after
          8. calm

           

          Mrs Willis's Phonics Group

          Revision of Previously taught sounds:

          1. acorn 
          2. glow 
          3. wild 
          4. angry 
          5. shield 
          6. both 
          7. water
          8. where 

           

           

          Mrs Fordyce's Phonics Group

          Tricky words:

          1. some
          2. one
          3. said
          4. come
          5. do
          6. so

           

          Spellings for Checking on Friday 18th November 2022

          Mrs Kelleher's Phonics Group

          Phoneme: 'y+oo'

          Graphemes: u, u_e, ue, ew

          1. unicorn
          2. costume
          3. avenue
          4. few

          Common Exception Words:

          1. wild
          2. child
          3. eye
          4. climb

           

          Mrs Willis's Phonics Group

          Tricky Words:

          1. oh
          2. their
          3. people
          4. Mr
          5. Mrs
          6. looked
          7. called
          8. asked
          9. could

           

          Mrs Fordyce's Phonics Group

          Phoneme: ure

          1. sure
          2. cure
          3. picture
          4. manure

          Tricky Words:

          1. like
          2. have

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          Spellings for Checking on Friday 11th November 2022

          Mrs Kelleher's Phonics Group

          Phonemes: long oo

          Graphemes: u_e, ou, ue, ew 

          1. afternoon
          2. rules
          3. group
          4. statue
          5. rescue
          6. knew

          Common Exception Words:

          1. mind
          2. kind

           

          Mrs Willis's Phonics Group

          Phoneme: ur

          Graphemes: er, ir

          1. person
          2. expert
          3. perch
          4. shirt
          5. thirsty
          6. first

          Tricky Words:

          1. with
          2. them

           

            Mrs Fordyce's Phonics Group

            1. soil
            2. fear
            3. fairy
            4. pure

            Tricky Words:

            1. some
            2. come

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            Spellings for Checking on Friday 4th November 2022

            Mrs Kelleher's Phonics Group

            Focus: w,wh + f,ff,ph 

            (Notice revision of suffixes _ing + _ed below)

            1. walking
            2. where
            3. whispered
            4. from
            5. huffed
            6. phone

            Common Exception Words:

            1. behind
            2. find

             

             

            Mrs Willis's Phonics Group

            Graphemes: ue, ew

            1. glue
            2. statue
            3. stew
            4. new
            5. chew
            6. grew

            Tricky Words:

            1. will
            2. see

             

            Mrs Fordyce's Phonics Group

            1. dart
            2. thorn
            3. burst
            4. gown
            5.  

              Tricky Words:

            6. so
            7. do

             

             

             

            TERM 1 - OLD SPELLINGS BELOW:

            Spellings for Checking on Friday 21st October 2022

            Mrs Kelleher's Phonics Group

            Focus: Suffixes _ed, _ing and _er 

            NB. These important suffixes will be revisited several times throughout Year 2.

            1. painted
            2. painting
            3. looked
            4. looking
            5. colder
            6. taller

            Common Exception Words:

            1. busy
            2. because ('big elephants can always understand small elephants')

             

             

            Mrs Willis's Phonics Group

            Phoneme: y+oo, long oo

            Graphemes: u_e, ue, ew

             

            1. costume 
            2. rude 
            3. rescue 
            4. true 
            5. few 
            6. nephew

            Tricky Words:

            1. they
            2. was

             

            Mrs Fordyce's Phonics Group

            1. dear
            2. clear
            3. pair
            4. hair

             

              Tricky Words:

              1. all
              2. are

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              Spellings for Checking on Friday 14th October 2022

              Mrs Kelleher's Phonics Group

              Focus: Suffixes _s and _es

              (If the word ends in ch, sh, s, x, or z then add _es)

              1. friends
              2. apples
              3. glasses
              4. boxes
              5. matches
              6. splashes

              Common Exception Words:

              1. every
              2. everybody

               

              Mrs Willis's Phonics Group

              Phoneme: /oa/ 

              Graphemes: ow, oe, o

              1. snow
              2. window
              3. goes
              4. hoe
              5. cold
              6. gold

               

              1. Tricky Words:
              2. my
              3. all

               

              Mrs Fordyce's Phonics Group

              1. crown
              2. owl
              3. coin
              4. boil

               

                Tricky Words:

                1. was
                2. they

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                Spellings for Checking on Friday 7th October 2022

                Mrs Kelleher's Phonics Group

                Focus: Homophones

                1. blue
                2. blew
                3. pair
                4. pear
                5. here
                6. hear

                 

                Common Exception Words:

                1. money
                2. people

                 

                Mrs Willis's Phonics Group

                Phonemes: /ee/ and /ie/

                Graphemes: y, eyie and i

                1. sticky
                2. crazy
                3. chimney
                4. alley
                5. dried
                6. find

                 

                Tricky Words:

                1. are
                2. her

                 

                Mrs Fordyce's Phonics Group

                Phonemes: /ar/   /or/

                1. card
                2. shark
                3. corn
                4. torn

                 

                  Tricky Words:

                  1. we
                  2. she

                   

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                  Spellings for Checking on Friday 30th September 2022

                   

                  Mrs Kelleher's Phonics Group

                  Phoneme: /oa/

                  Graphemes: oa, o_e, ow, oe, o

                  1. float
                  2. globe
                  3. flow
                  4. toe
                  5. focus

                  Common Exception Words:

                  1. any
                  2. many

                   

                  Mrs Willis's Phonics Group

                  Phoneme: /oa/

                  Graphemes: oa, o_e, oe

                  1. boat
                  2. float
                  3. phone
                  4. toe

                  Tricky Words:

                  1. be
                  2. you

                   

                  Mrs Fordyce's Phonics Group

                  Phoneme: /oa/

                  Graphemes: oa, o_e

                  1. boat
                  2. coat
                  3. hope
                  4. home

                  Tricky Words:

                  1. be
                  2. you

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                  Spellings for Checking on Thursday 22nd September 2022

                  (It's Languages Day on Friday 23rd so we'll be checking on Thursday next week.)

                   

                  Mrs Kelleher's Phonics Group

                  Phoneme: /igh/

                  Graphemes: igh, i, i_e, ie, y

                  1. light
                  2. child
                  3. shine
                  4. pie
                  5. why

                  Common Exception Words:

                  1. break
                  2. again

                   

                  Mrs Willis's Phonics Group

                  Phoneme: /igh/

                  Graphemes: igh, i_e, y

                  1. light
                  2. night
                  3. time
                  4. line
                  5. fly

                  Tricky Words:

                  1. we
                  2. me

                   

                  Mrs Fordyce's Phonics Group

                  Phoneme: /igh/

                  Graphemes: igh, y

                  1. light
                  2. night
                  3. fly
                  4. cry

                  Tricky Words:

                  1. we
                  2. me

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                  Spellings for Checking on Friday 16th September 2022

                  Mrs Kelleher's Phonics Group

                  Phoneme: /ee/

                  Graphemes: ee, ea, e_e, ie, y, ey, e

                  1. been
                  2. peach
                  3. scene
                  4. field
                  5. happy
                  6. donkey
                  7. secret

                  Common Exception Words:

                  1. great
                  2. steak

                   

                  Mrs Willis's Phonics Group

                  Phoneme: /ee/

                  Graphemes: ee, ea, y, ey

                  1. been
                  2. seen
                  3. peach
                  4. reach
                  5. happy
                  6. key

                  Tricky Words:

                  1. he
                  2. she

                   

                  Mrs Fordyce's Phonics Group

                  Phoneme: /ee/

                  Graphemes: ee, ea

                  1. been
                  2. seen
                  3. peach
                  4. reach

                  Tricky Words:

                  1. he
                  2. she
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