Level 2

Spellings/word structures introduced
Regular plurals as in cats (sound is “s”), dogs (sound is “z”) (CVCCs, use second column list)
Four-sound words with two consonants at the end (CVCCs)
Words ending in cks as in ducks, locks, necks – add “s” to relevant words on this list
x as in fox, mix, sax
a as in fast, grass, staff – use column 2 of this list
k as in milk, desk, tusk – use column 2 of this list, and column 3 of this one
nk as in bank, junk, think
Four-sound words with two consonants at the beginning (CCVCs)
-ed that sounds like “d” as in filled, banged, yelled (use first column list)
-ed that sounds like “t” as in fished, kissed, backed
Doubling consonants before -ed as in hugged, pinned, robbed (use second column list)
Doubled consonants before -ed as in chipped, napped, mopped (use second column list)
Irregular past tense formed by changing i to a (use first column list)
Irregular past tense ending in t as in crept, lent, spilt (use second column list)
Other irregular past tense, as in dug, ran, shut (use third and fourth column lists)
-ed that represents a new syllable as in added, fitted, rotted
qu as in quack, quit, squid (use left column list)
CCVCC, CVCCC and CCCVC and longer words as in jumps, cracks, squint
a as in want, swan, watch
possessives with apostrophes (add to any noun from previous lists)
u as in put, oo as in good
a as in call, hall, wall