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Year 1 and 2 spellings.

How can I help Year 1 and 2 pupils with common exception words? Learning to read and spell both Year 1 common exception words and Year 2 common exception words is vitally important for early reading and writing development.  To help KS1 children with recognising these high-frequency words, they need lots of practice, over-learning and the words to be on constant display within the classroom.  This great Year 1 and 2 common exception word mat is the perfect visual aid for tables, the front of books or a literacy working wall. It could also be used as a way of recording how many of their year 1 common exception words and year 2 common exception words that an individual can read or spell. What are common exception words? Common exception words are words where the usual spelling rule doesn't apply. Some of these exception words are used frequently, so children are introduced to common exception words in year 1 and year 2. What are some examples of common exception words? Examples of common exception words include some of the following: - The, they, there, school, house - Here, there, where, come, some - Could, should, would, improve, money - Because, improve, children, everybody

Year 3 and 4 Statutory Spellings