2S Spellings

This week we have been focusing on the following spelling patterns.

Alternative graphemes for the long a sound.

ai – chain, train, explain (found in the middle of words)

ay – play, stay, dismay (found at the end of words)

a_e – plate, plane, rate, fate

Less common

eigh – eight, sleigh

ey – grey, obey

a – acorn, angel, station

Initial consonant blends

str / ch / br / tr / th

We sometimes got th and f mixed up, as well as adding a d after st (sdraw for straw).