Year 2 English Autumn term

These are some activities to support the work your child is doing in English this term. Please feel free to ask or answer any questions at the bottom of the page.

This term in Year 2 your child will be learning to identify vowels and consonants. Point out vowels in words to your child…
a - e - i - o - u
All other letters are consonants.
(The letter y sometimes acts as a vowel in words like fly.)
Show how words are often unpronounceable if there is no vowel!

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Think of some
words beginning
with vowels...



This term Year 2 children will be investigating the use of capital letters.
Children have already learnt to use capitals at the beginning of a sentence and for the start of proper names.
Look out for capitals when you are reading with your child and encourage him/her to use them correctly when writing.

Find the words which need to begin with a capital letter:
chapter one
lucy and tom