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Year 2 and Mrs. Wordsmith


Year 2 are embarking on Mrs. Wordsmith’s narrative journey. This means that they will be introduced to the building blocks of storytelling, to boost confidence and bust writer's block. They will be taught words in context, with laugh-out-loud illustrations that improve retention. Throughout the journey, your child will develop skills across six key themes:

• character

• weather

• taste and smell

• action

• emotion

• setting

These words will be taught in class each afternoon across the week; they will be displayed in the playground and posted on the school website each Friday. We ask that you try to incorporate these words into discussion with your child.

Our first word journey with words will be about:


Thank you for your continuing support, the Year 2 team.

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