What is the easiest word to spell?
The easiest words to spell are small words that are spelled exactly like they sound. Examples are cat, hat, and bat. Tougher words to spell are longer words, and those with silent letters, and those that aren’t spelled like they sound. Phlegm, choir, and colonel are examples.
What spellings should YEAR 1 know?
As well as their phonics learning, Year 1 children will learn spellings of words that have particular patterns, for example:Words ending ff, ck, zz, ll, ss such as ‘fluff’, ‘luck’, ‘buzz’, ‘fill’ and ‘kiss’Words ending nk such as ‘bunk’ and ‘sink’Words with two syllables, such as ‘ticket’ and ‘kitchen’
How well should a 7 year old spell?
A seven-year-olds’ receptive vocabulary is much larger than their expressive vocabulary. They can understand anywhere between 20,000 to 30,000 words, but can probably only speak 3,000 to 4,000 of them. You don’t need to feel that your child should be able to spell all the words on all the lists.