Yr 1 R – Soft g https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ofthnZXdyU
Watch the clip – then rewatch with no sound (mute) and read the words aloud.
Yr1 S EXT alternative ee ask your child how many different ways can they spell ‘ee’ can they list how many ways?
Give each ‘ee’ a heading and children to write as many words they can think of to list that are spelt this way. May look something like this:
EY EE EA Y E_E
Monkey feet beat rocky these
Year 2 –common exception homophones:
Would & wood here & hear there & they’re & there know & no break & brake to & too & two sure & shore where & wear
Put the pairs of words above into 1 sentence using both correctly. e.g What would you do at the woods?
Yr 1 R – Soft g
Write out the words for your child to read then place in their list: gist giant gentle gym Egypt gym ginger germs cage page genie and chn to sort into i e or y
Yr1 S EXT we will now be looking at spelling of the ai, ay, a_e sound
Adult to read the words and child to write in the correct column
ai ay a_e
words: staying baked chain painful pray brain amaze snake clay painting
Year 2 Homophones continued
flower flour hair hare aren’t aunt ate eight bawl ball
Shoe shoo some sum made maid
Choose 4 of the homophones above and match each 8 words with images.
Yr 1 R – Soft g sort the words into nonsense and real:
damage stidge budge energy gipt pigeon garage atergy
egyort change gigantic giatoric
Yr1 S EXT ai
container raisin complain faith rainbow explain
Put these words into a silly sentence.
Soft c recap ci ce cy makes the ‘s’ sound
Circle the correct spelling:
sentense sentence sentunse
pees peaze peace
accident aseedent acsident
chance chanz chanse
joosy juicy juicee
ricycle recighcle recycle
exercize exersighz exercise
rhinoceros rhinoserus rhinocurus
circus cercus curcus
Yr 1 R choose some of your favourite soft g words this week and practise spelling them in a silly sentence.
YR 1 EXT ‘ay’ spelling Fill in the missing ‘ay’ word
Please ____ I have a piece of cake?
A _____ of sunshine lit up the wall.
At school we go outside on the ___________.
Birds _____ eggs.
The wind makes the trees ______.
The opposite to night is______.
Year 2 – soft C revision
Play the word change and spell game ask the children to write the first word then the next and read it back.
niece - now take both ‘e’ away and add and er to the end
circus - take away the ‘s’ and add ‘lar’
once - add 'c' at the start and 'rt' to the ending
spice - take away the ‘sp’ and add ‘pr’ add a y to the end
trace - take away the ‘tr’ add ‘pe’ then put ‘ful’ at the end
palace - take away the ‘pal’ add ‘sp’
prince – add ‘ss’ at the end.
Common exception word spellings…
Group 1 – where, there, push, pull, full, your
Group 2 – because, find, kind, mind, behind
Group 3 – everybody, beautiful, hour, move, prove
Group 4 – Money, parents, worm, watch, bulge
Ext – enough, exercise, balance, experience, cancel, Pacific