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Spellings

Week 1 - 

This week our spellings are year 2 common exception words. These are words which we use a lot in our writing but are tricky to spell.

Spelling words - because, kind, told, every, any, our, even, sure, great, break.

Can you fill in the gaps using your spelling words? If you'd like to do some extra practice, have a go at rainbow write.

Week 2 - 

We’ll be making the /a/ sound using ‘ei’ or ‘eigh’. We can find this sound in words like eight and vein.

Your spelling words this week are eight, eighth, eighty, weight, neighbour, vein, veil, beige, sleigh, freight.

Can you find and underline the words which have the long /a/ sound spelt with 'ei' or 'eigh'?

Week 3 - 

This week we'll be spelling words with the long /a/ sound again. This time, they are spelt with the letters ey.

hey they obey grey prey whey survey convey disobey purvey

Can you find your spelling words in the word search?

Week 4 - 

This week, we’re using the letters ‘ai’ to make the long a sound /a/.

Your spelling words are:

straight

campaign

contain

brain

faint

waist

claim

praise

complaint

afraid

 

Can you fill the gaps with your spellings?

Week 5 - 

This week, we’re using the letters ‘ear’ to make the /ur/ sound.  

 

Your spelling words are:
earth
early
learn
heard
earn
pearl
search
unearth
earl
rehearse

 

Can you write a sentence using each of these words? 

Week 6 - 

This week, your spellings are homophones and near homophones. Homophones are words which sound the same but are spelt differently and have different meanings. In class we looked at the homophones 'stair' and 'stare' and 'pair' and 'pear'

Your spelling words are:
here
hear
heel
heal
main
mane
mail
male
knot
not

Can you draw a picture for each pair of homophones?

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