6-8 Years

Word Families

Learning all the ways to spell sounds in words is the next stage in learning to spell. This can be a very confusing time as there are so many ways to spell sounds in words!

There are at least 12 ways to spell the Long E sound…

bee, be, sea, city, these, zucchini, quay, key, machine, stories, receive, believe!

Story Based Learning provides the context for phonics to make sense and makes learning to spell easy and natural.