Split Digraphs (The Bossy e Rule)

The Bossy e Rule
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  • Split Digraphs (The Bossy e Rule)
  • Course: English
  • Grade: Year 2
  • Section: Spelling and Vocabulary (older adobe flash version)
  • Outcome: Split Digraphs 2
  • Activity Type: Printable
  • Activity ID: 20605

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United Kingdom – National Curriculum expand/collapse

  • KS1 – Key Stage 1
    • KS1.En3 – Writing
      • Knowledge, skills and understanding

        • Spelling

          • KS1.En3.4 – Pupils should be taught to:

            • Spelling strategies

              • KS1.En3.4.b – Use their knowledge of sound-symbol relationships and phonological patterns [for example, consonant clusters and vowel phonemes]

              • KS1.En3.4.c – Recognise and use simple spelling patterns

            • Checking spelling

              • KS1.En3.4.h – Use their knowledge of word families and other words

    • KS1.En2 – Reading
      • Knowledge, skills and understanding

        • Reading strategies

          • KS1.En2.1 – Pupils should be taught to read with fluency, accuracy, understanding and enjoyment:

            • Word recognition and graphic knowledge

              • They should be taught phonemic awareness and phonic knowledge to decode and encode words, including to:

                • KS1.En2.1.d – Recognise that the same sounds may have different spellings and that the same spellings may relate to different sounds

                • KS1.En2.1.f – Recognise words with common spelling patterns

                • KS1.En2.1.g – Recognise specific parts of words, including prefixes, suffixes, inflectional endings, plurals

                • KS1.En2.1.h – Link sound and letter patterns, exploring rhyme, alliteration and other sound patterns

Australia – Australian Curriculum expand/collapse

  • Year 1
    • Language
      • Sound and letter knowledge

        • ACELA1457 – Manipulate sounds in spoken words including phoneme deletion and substitution

New Zealand – National Standards expand/collapse

  • Y2 – Year 2
    • Y2.W – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y2.W.1 – Using their personal content vocabulary of written words as well as words and phrases that are part of their expanding oral vocabulary

        • Y2.W.2 – Using their developing phonemic awareness to form new words aurally by changing or taking out some of the sounds in a word or by adding new sounds to words

        • Y2.W.4 – Encoding (spelling) unfamiliar words by:

          • Y2.W.4.a – Using their knowledge of diverse phoneme-grapheme relationships to write some of the sounds of English in different ways (for example, photo, laugh, Friday)

          • Y2.W.4.b – Applying strategies such as sounding out words, making analogies to words that sound or look the same, and using known chunks and rimes

          • Y2.W.4.d – Applying their knowledge of simple spelling rules (for example, using -es for plural nouns ending in s, such as buses)

    • Y2.R – Reading
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y2.R.2 – Decoding unfamiliar words by:

          • Y2.R.2.b – Recognising common chunks of words and making analogies to words that look similar

United States – Common Core State Standards expand/collapse

  • 1 – Grade 1
    • RF.1 – Reading: Foundational Skills
      • Literacy

        • RF.1.2 – Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).

          • RF.1.2.a – Distinguish long from short vowel sounds in spoken single-syllable words.

          • RF.1.2.c – Isolate and pronounce initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in spoken single-syllable words.

      • Literacy

        • RF.1.3 – Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

          • RF.1.3.c – Know final -e and common vowel team conventions for representing long vowel sounds.

  • 2 – Grade 2
    • RF.2 – Reading: Foundational Skills
      • Literacy

        • RF.2.3 – Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

          • RF.2.3.a – Distinguish long and short vowels when reading regularly spelled one-syllable words.