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Matty: Reception – Sample 2

Matty wrote his estimate of how many elephants are in a jar. This is an annotated sample of his work, demonstrating his application of independent phonic knowledge and skills in the first half of the spring term in Reception.

6 elaFs

MATTY 6 elaFs

Year group:
4 years 10 months
Spring 1
Evidence of:
Phase two application

Application of synthetic phonic knowledge and skills

In his independent writing, Matty shows that he has applied his knowledge of sounds in words into another area of learning. Matty has represented some of the sounds he can hear in the word ‘elephants’, which is shown as ‘elafs’.


Matty 6 elephants.

Child’s voice

I thought there were seven, but then I thought there were six.