Exception & High Frequency Words

This includes planning suggestions for introducing ever Exception and high Frequency word taught to children during the Foundation Stage.

The words are ordered to ensure they are introduced after children have learned the relevant letters and/or sounds in each word. This enables new or unusual sounds and spellings to be introduced while also building upon and consolidating children’s prior phonics knowledge.

Activities include:

  • learning 37 Exception and High Frequency words
  • discussing ways of using the words in spoken language
  • creating the words with the Word Line activity
  • using the Word Maker sheets to stick letters into the correct place and having a go at tracing and writing

Details for ordering the Exception & high Frequency Words teaching set are here.