Year 1 & 2 Spelling

20 May 2022

Posted on Friday 20 May 2022 by Mrs Palmer

Please practise your spellings for another week.

Y1: have   live   give   love   was

Y2: race    ice   cell    city   fancy   knock   know   knee   gnat  gnaw

13 May 2022

Posted on Friday 13 May 2022 by Mrs Palmer

Y1: have   live   give   love   was

Y2: race    ice   cell    city   fancy   knock   know   knee   gnat  gnaw

22 April 2022

Posted on Friday 22 April 2022 by Mrs Palmer

The -t sound is usually spelt as -tch in the spoken word. Words of more than one syllable often have an unstressed syllable in which the vowel sound is unclear. There are some exceptions.

Y1: catch, fetch, kitchen, much, which

Adding -ed and -ing to words of one syllable ending in a single constant letter after a single vowel letter. The last constant letter of the root word is doubled to keep the short vowel sound. Exception: the letter ‘x’ is never doubled

Y2: pat, patted, patting    hum, hummed, humming    drop, dropped, dropping    mix, mixed, mixing

25 March 2022

Posted on Friday 25 March 2022 by Mrs Palmer

Please practise your spellings for another week.

Y1: off, well, miss, buzz, back

Challenge: Can you think of any other words that end in ff, ll, ss, zz, ck? Bring them in to share.

Y2: enjoyment, amazement, sadness, kindness, careful, playful, hopeless, plainness, badly, loudly

Challenge: Can you think of any other words that end in ment, ness, ful, less, ness or ly? Bring them in to share.

18 March 2022

Posted on Friday 18 March 2022 by Mrs Palmer

The /f/, /l/, /s/, /z/ and /k/ sounds are usually spelt as ff, ll, ss, zz, ck if they come straight after a single vowel letter in short words. This week’s spellings for year 1 follow this rule.

Y1: off, well, miss, buzz, back

This week’s spellings for year 2 will focus on suffixes. A suffix is a letter or group of letters that goes on the end of a word. Adding suffixes changes their meaning.

Y2: enjoyment, amazement, sadness, kindness, careful, playful, hopeless, plainness, badly, loudly

 

11 March 2022

Posted on Friday 11 March 2022 by Mrs Palmer

Y1: was, we, were, where, you, your

This week, Year 2 have been looking at plurals by adding s and es to words and -es to nouns and verbs ending in -y. The y is changed to i before -es is added.

Y2: thanks, spends, catches, rocks, flies, tries, replies, copies, babies, carries.

4 March 2022

Posted on Friday 04 March 2022 by Mrs Palmer

Y1: there, their, they, to, do

This week, the Year 2 children have some contractions words for their spellings. We talked about how it is the process of shortening a word or a group of words. E.g. cannot becomes can’t.

Y2: children, Christmas, class, climb, can’t, didn’t, hasn’t, couldn’t, it’s, i’ll

09.02.2022

Posted on Friday 11 February 2022 by Mrs Palmer

This week, we are revisiting some spellings from this half term:

Year 1: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Year 2: after, again, any, bath, because, beautiful, behind, both, break, busy

04 February 2022

Posted on Friday 04 February 2022 by Mrs Palmer

Here are the next set of spellings.  Can  you challenge yourself by playing the speed write game.

Year 1: who, what, when, why, which, how

Year 2: move, Mr, Mrs, old, only, parents, past, pass, path, pole

Please practise your spellings ready for the spelling test on a Friday. 

28 January 2022

Posted on Friday 28 January 2022 by Mrs Palmer

This is the new list of spellings. Write them in your best handwriting. Remember that ascenders go to the top of the line and descenders go under the line. If you’re in Year 2, try to join your letters.

Year 1: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Year 2: half, hold, hour, improve, kind, last, many, mind, money, most