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Year 2 Spelling Patterns - Word Sorting Grammar Game

This pack contains a variety of Key Stage 1 spellings split into different spelling patterns. Children can be given sets of word cards and asked to discuss the common spelling patterns, before sorting the cards into groups. It's a hands-on way to revise and improve pupils' understanding of key spellings.

The spelling patterns covered in the Year 2 spelling test are:

* ge and dge sound
* s sound spelt c before e, i and y
* n sound spelt kn or gn at the beginning of words
* r sound spelt wr
* l or el sound at the end of a word spelt -le
* l or el sound spelt el at the end of words
* The l or el sound spelt al at the end of words
* Words ending -il
* ai sound spelt y at the end of words
* Add -es to nouns and verbs ending in -y
* adding -ed, -ing, -er and -est to a root word ending in -y with a consonant before it
* Adding the endings – ing, –ed, –er, –est and –y to words ending in –e with a consonant before it
* Adding –ing, –ed, –er, –est and –y to words of one syllable ending in a single consonant letter after a single vowel letter
* The /ɔ:/ sound spelt a before l and ll
* The u sound spelt o
* The long e sound spelt –ey
* The /ɒ/ sound spelt a after w and qu
* The ur sound spelt or after w
* The /ɔ:/ sound spelt ar after w
* The zh sound spelt s
* The suffixes –ment, –ness, –ful , –less and –ly
* Contractions
* The possessive apostrophe (singular nouns)
* Words ending in –tion
* Homophones and near-homophones