Common Exception Words

Exception words are words in which the English spelling code works in an unusual or uncommon way. They are not words for which phonics ‘doesn’t work’, but they may be exceptions to spelling rules, or words which use a particular combination of letters to represent sound patterns in a rare or unique way.

Year 1 Common Exception Words (NC)
the a do
to today of
said says are
were was is
his has I
you your they
be he me
she we ask
go so no
by my here
there where friend
love come some
one once school
put push
pull full
house our

 Record Reading H F W Sheets 1&2

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 Record Reading HFW Sheets 3 & 4

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