Simple past tense endings for reading and spelling

Simple past tense endings for reading or spelling

I’ve never used my blog to answer a question from a single individual but, as the subject has come up in other contexts, the post is about reading and spelling simple past tense -ed endings in weak verbs. To be honest, I’m always slightly surprised by this question – it does come up occasionally on… Continue reading Simple past tense endings for reading or spelling

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How to help secondary pupils with reading and writing complex words

I wrote the following response, which I’ve edited slightly and supplemented, to Robert Peal’s excellent piece ‘Planning a knowledge-based scheme of work. Part 1: Reading. You can read it here.Let me state categorically that my response isn’t intended to take away anything from Robert’s endeavour. The work he’s doing is really superb and his generosity… Continue reading How to help secondary pupils with reading and writing complex words