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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 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 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 262: FREE Poem Resource for Teaching ‘Mother/Brother/Other’ Spelling Pattern

DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCE HERE This poem features lots of examples of the Year 2 spelling pattern of words where the ‘uh’ sound (like in ‘cut’) is spelt with an ‘o’. Suggested ideas for use: -Have children read the poem and … Continue reading

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Idea 260: FREE Poem Resource for ‘Wr’ Spelling Pattern and Teaching Re-Drafting

DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCE HERE This is a poem I put together that can be used for two purposes. Firstly, it shows the re-drafting process and how you can improve your writing by going back and checking things again. Secondly, it … Continue reading

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Idea 165: ‘High Fiving’ Spelling Words

A simple idea to get your pupils using any spelling focus words. Print each of your spelling words onto a hand print and put them up by your classroom door. When a learner enters or leaves your class, they choose … Continue reading

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