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Practice reading these Year 1 Common exception words.  Use the power point below.

Y1 Common Exception Words

Today we will learn alternative pronunciations for a.  In hat, a makes an a sound, in acorn a makes a long a sound, in was a makes an o sound and in fast a makes an ar sound (unless you have a northern accent, then it sounds like a).  Have a go at reading these a words.

was   wasp   hat  clap  

fast   bath   apron   acorn


Have a go at sorting the a words with the sneaky squirrels, you may need help with this becaues a can make four different sounds!

If you have a printer and prefer to work off line print this a sorting game.