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Church of England First School


We are looking at the Christmas story at the moment.

Watch the following video to learn all about what happened and why we celebrate Christmas.

Can you retell the story of Christmas in your own words?

Don't forget to think about your Clever Writer Checklist:


Capital letters

Full stops

Time words - First, Then, Next, After, Soon, Finally

Openers - He, It, The, She, They

Exclamation Mark ! (Instantly, Quickly, Suddenly, As quick as a flash)

Question Mark ? (Who, Will, Where, When, How)

Expanded noun phrase (two adjectives with a comma in between)

Conjunctions - and, but, because

Year Two Common Exception Words

Have a go at learning your Year 2 spellings. Don't forget to use the different spelling strategies that we have been using.