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Matty: Reception – Sample 1

Matty wrote about his favourite animal from 'The Farm Concert' story. This is an annotated sample of his work, demonstrating his application of independent phonic knowledge and skills in the first half of the autumn term in Reception.

The fmre

The fmre

Year group:
4 years 8 months
Autumn 1
Evidence of:
Phase two application

Application of synthetic phonic knowledge and skills

Matty has used the tricky word ‘the’ in his writing. He is also aware of some phase two phonemes, for example the word ‘farmer’ is represented as ‘fmre’.


Writing requires mediation to be understood.

Child’s voice

The frog went quiet.