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Year 2 ‘Poetry for Spelling’: FREE Complete Collection with Curriculum Links Included!

DOWNLOAD THE ENTIRE COLLECTION HERE Success! I’ve finally finished writing a poem to match with all of the 30 statutory spelling requirements for Year 2 featured in the spelling appendix for the National Curriculum! All the poems are designed to … Continue reading

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Idea 283: FREE Poem Resource for Teaching ‘Or’ Sound Spelt as ‘a’ Before ‘l’ or ‘ll’, ‘Best Friends’

DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCE HERE This is a poem I wrote to teach the Year 2 statutory requirement regarding: “The / :/ ɔ sound spelt a before l and ll” where the guidance is “The / :/ɔ sound (‘or’) is usually … Continue reading

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Idea 281: FREE Poem Resource for Adding Suffixes to Words Ending with ‘y’, ‘Santa Contest’

DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCE HERE This is a resource I made to teach the Year 2 National Curriculum statutory requirement: “Adding –ed, –ing, –er and –est to a root word ending in –y with a consonant before it” where the guidance … Continue reading

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Idea 279: Free Poem Resource for Teaching Adding Suffixes to Words Ending in ‘e’, ‘Hiker Biker’

DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCE HERE This is a short poem I’ve put together to model some of the examples from the National Curriculum for the Year 2 statutory requirement to teach “Adding the endings –ing, –ed, –er, –est and –y to … Continue reading

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Idea 277: FREE Poem Resource for Teaching Adding ‘ies’ to words, ‘Dad’s Fries’

DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCE HERE This is a very short, very silly poem I wrote that contains examples from the National Curriculum for the Year 2 statutory requirement to teach “Adding –es to nouns and verbs ending in –y”, where the … Continue reading

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Idea 276: FREE Poem Resource for Modelling Doubling Consonants When Adding Suffix, ‘Runner Bunny’

DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCE HERE This is a short poem I put together that uses lots of examples from the National Curriculum to teach one of the statutory requirements listed for Year 2, namely “Adding –ing, –ed, –er, –est and –y … Continue reading

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Idea 275: FREE Poem Resource for Teaching Suffixes -ness, -ment, -ful, -less, -ly ‘Recipe for a Teacher’

DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCE HERE I saw a great idea for writing a recipe-type poem for friendship the other day as a way to evidence the ITAF 2017 statement that the pupil is “adding suffixes to spell some words correctly in … Continue reading

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Idea 271: FREE Poem Resource for ‘or’ Sound Spelt ‘ar’. ‘Yeti War’

DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCE HERE Like poetry? Then consider buying a book of poetry by Michael Rosen,  Steve Turner or Allan Ahlberg to read to your children.

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Idea 269: FREE Poem Resource for Spelling ‘J’ sound with ‘G’

DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCE HERE Like poetry? Then consider buying a book of poetry by Michael Rosen,  Steve Turner or Allan Ahlberg to read to your children.

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Idea 265: FREE ‘All 4 Sentence Types’ Riddle Poems: 32 Examples!

DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCE HERE There’s a great idea that has been doing the rounds recently on social media of using riddle poems as a way to have children use all four sentence types (statement, exclamation, command, question). I thought this … Continue reading

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