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High frequency words

Next 200 High Frequency Words

(in frequency order reading down the columns)

 

In addition to the Year 1 High frequency Words, pupils should learn to read and write these words independently whilst they are in Year 2.

 

water

bear

find

these

live

away

can’t

more

began

say

good

again

I’ll

boy

soon

want

cat

round

animals

night

over

long

tree

never

narrator

how

things

magic

next

small

did

new

shouted

first

car

man

after

us

work

couldn’t

going

wanted

other

lots

three

where

eat

food

need

head

would

everyone

fox

that’s

king

or

our

through

baby

town

took

two

way

fish

I’ve

school

has

been

gave

around

think

yes

stop

mouse

every

home

play

must

something

garden

who

take

red

bed

fast

didn’t

thought

door

may

only

ran

dog

right

still

many

know

well

sea

found

laughed

let’s

fun

any

better

lived

much

place

under

hot

birds

suddenly

mother

hat

sun

duck

told

sat

snow

across

horse

another

boat

air

gone

rabbit

great

window

trees

hard

white

why

sleepy

bad

floppy

coming

cried

feet

tea

really

he’s

keep

morning

top

wind

river

room

queen

eyes

wish

liked

last

each

fell

eggs

giant

jumped

book

friends

once

looks

because

its

box

please

use

even

green

dark

thing

along

am

different

grandad

stopped

plants

before

let

there’s

ever

dragon

gran

girl

looking

miss

pulled

clothes

which

end

most

we’re

tell

inside

than

cold

fly

key

run

best

park

grow

 

 

Pupils should also be able to read and write days of the week, months of the year, numbers to 20 and their own name (first and surname), ensuring that capital letters are used at the start of all proper nouns.

 

 

 

In addition, they should also learn to read and write these common exception words (some of these may be repeated in both lists).

 

door

only

after

prove

busy

floor

both

fast

improve

people

poor

old

last

sure

water

because

cold

past

sugar

again

find

gold

father

eye

half

kind

hold

class

could

money

mind

told

grass

should

Mr

behind

every

pass

would

Mrs

child

great

plant

who

parents

children

break

path

whole

Christmas

wild

steak

bath

any

everybody

climb

pretty

hour

many

even

most

beautiful

move

clothes

 

 

 

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