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In Year 2, we include special features in our writing. These are:


  • Capital letters for names and the start of a sentence
  • Punctuation marks to end sentences . ? !
  • Commas in a list
  • The correct tense - past or present
  • Correctly spelt Y1 and Y2 common exception words
  • Sensibly sized finger spaces
  • Sensibly sized letters that are the correct way round and some children will join their handwriting
  • Subordinating conjunctions - if, that, because, when
  • Co-ordinating conjunctions - and, but, so
  • Expanded noun phrases to add more detail
  • Apostrophes for omission and possession





Capital letters


Full stops




Basic Sentence Writing - Little Red Riding Hood