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This week's spelling focus

Year 2 Spelling

All of Year 2 will be practising spelling of key words and phonics in our daily Read Write Inc sessions. As a class, we will also be learning about one spelling rule each week. This week, our spelling focus is:

 

Adding s to words ending y, that change to ie

 

If you would like to practise some of these words at home, you can try this list.

flies carries
tries cries
replies dries
copies marries
babies families

 

Overview of Term 2's spelling words

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 
The sound /l/ spelt
with ‘-le’ at the end
of words
The sound /l/ spelt
with ‘-el’ at the end
of words
The sound /l/ spelt
with ‘-il’ and ‘-al’ at
the end of words
The sound /igh/
spelt with ‘-y’ at
the end of words
Adding –ies to
nouns and verbs
ending in -y

Common exception

words (Year 2 list)

table
apple
bottle
little
middle
able
wobble
multiple
dazzle
riddle
camel
tunnel
squirrel
travel
towel
tinsel
bagel
hazel
vowel
jewel
pencil
fossil
nostril
pupil
metal
pedal
capital
hospital
animal
oval
cry
fly
dry
try
reply
sly
shy
terrify
sky
multiply
flies
tries
replies
copies
babies
carries
cries
dries
marries
families
find
mind
behind
old
cold
gold
hold
told
every
everybody

Overview of Term 1's spelling words

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 
The sounds /n/
spelt ‘kn’ and less
often ‘gn’ at the
beginning of words
The sounds /r/
spelt ‘wr’ at the
beginning of words
The sound /s/
spelt ‘c’ before e, i
and y
The sound /j/ spelt
with ‘-dge’ and
‘-ge’ at the end of
words
The sound /j/ often
spelt with g before
e, i and y and
always spelt with ’j’
before a, o and u

Common exception

words (Year 2 list)

knock
know
knee
knitting
knife
gnat
gnaw
gnash
gnome
gnarled
write
written
wrote
wrong
wrap
wrist
wreck
wrestle
wriggle
wren
race
ice
cell
city
fancy
face
space
bicycle
circle
spicy
badge
edge
bridge
dodge
fudge
age
huge
change
charge
village
gem
giant
magic
giraffe
energy
jacket
jar
jog
join
adjust
door
floor
again
wild
children
climb
parents
most
only
both

Year 1 and 2 common exception words

Year 1 and 2 common exception words 1
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