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Year 2 Expectations

Year 2 Expectations   
Meeting Expectation Statements 
Meeting Expectation Statements
Meeting Expectation Statements
Spoken Language
Meeting Expectation Statements
Read and write numbers to at least 100 in numerals and words
Word Reading
Decode automatically and fluently 
Ask questions  to gain information and to clarify meaning 
Segment spoken words into phonemes and record these as graphemes
Recognise odd and even numbers to 100
Read accurately by blending the sounds in words that contain the graphemes taught
Express themselves using complete sentences when required 
Spell words with different alternative spellings, including a few common homophones 
Count in steps of 2, 3 and 5 from 0
Recognise and read alternative sounds for graphemes 
Make more specific vocabulary choices, for example – technical language 
Spell longer words using suffixes such as ment, ness, ful, less, ly 
Recognise place value of each digit in 2-digit numbers
Read accurately words of two or more syllables that contain the same GPCs
Take turns when talking in pairs or in small groups 
Use knowledge of alternative phonemes to narrow down  possibilities for accurate spelling 
Compare and order numbers from 0 to 100 using the >;
<; and = signs
Read words containing common suffixes
Offer appropriate comments in paired or small group discussion 
Identify known phonemes in unfamiliar words and use syllables to divide words 
Name the fractions 1/3 ; ¼ ; ½  and ¾ and find fractional values of shapes; lengths and numbers
Read further common exception words
Begin to be aware that formal and informal situations  require a different role and language 
Form lower case letters of the correct size relative to one another
Recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 2,
5 and 10x multiplication tables
Read and notice unusual correspondence between grapheme and phoneme
Retell a familiar story using narrative language and linking words and phrases 
Begin to use some of the diagonal and horizontal strokes needed to join letters 
Add and subtract: two 1-digit; 2-digit and a 1 digit; 2digit and 10s; two 2-digit and three 1-digit numbers
Read most words quickly and accurately when they have been frequently encountered without overt sounding and blending
Hold the attention of  listeners by adapting the way they talk 
Understand which letters, when adjacent to one another, are best left unjoined
Solve problems with addition and subtraction
Read aloud books closely matched to their improving phonic knowledge, sounding out unfamiliar words accurately, automatically and without undue hesitation
Begin to understand how to speak for different purposes and audiences 
Write capital letters and digits of the correct size, with correct orientation and relationship to one another and to lower case letters
Understand commutativity in relation to addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
Read books  fluently and confidently
Perform a simple poem from memory 
Use spacing between words that reflects the size of the letters
Choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate length/ height/ temperature and capacity
Reading Comprehension
Talk about and give an opinion on a range of texts 
Write narratives about personal experiences and those of others (real and fictional) 
Tell and write the time to 5 minute intervals
Discuss the sequence of events in books and how they are related to each other 
Write for different purposes, including real events 
Recognise and use the symbols £ and p when solving problems involving addition and subtraction of money
Use prior knowledge and context and vocabulary explored to understand texts
Plan and discuss the content of writing and write down ideas 
Describe the properties of 2D and 3D shapes to include:
edges, vertices and faces
Retell orally some stories, including fairy stories and traditional tales
Orally rehearse structured sentences or sequences of sentences 
Interpret and construct pictograms, tally charts, block diagrams and simple tables
Read for meaning, checking that the text makes sense and correcting inaccurate reading
Evaluate writing  independently, with peers and with  teacher 
Know and recognise simple recurring literary language in stories and poetry
Proof-read to check for errors in spelling, grammar and punctuation 
Talk about favourite words and phrases
Use full stops, capital letters , exclamation and question marks accurately to demarcate sentences and commas for lists 
Increase repertoire of poems learnt by heart, appreciating these and reciting some, with appropriate intonation to make the meaning clear 
Use a capital letter for names of people, places, the days of the week, and the personal pronoun ‘I’ 
Answer and ask appropriate questions and make predictions on the basis of what has been read so far 
Use subordination (using when, if, that, or because) and co-ordination (using or, and, or but)
Draw simple inferences from illustrations, events and characters’ actions and speech
Use present and past tenses correctly and consistently including the progressive form