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Definition: Spelling is naming, or writing, accurately and in the right order, the letters that represent sounds or sound patterns in words.
Find out more about spelling and the expectations for progress and achievement at each year level. The year 4 progressions have been included on the page What should my students know and be able to do by the end of year 6?
These year levels reflect the emphasis on spelling in the first three years of literacy teaching and learning.
TheLiteracy Learning Progressions provide guidance for teachers of year 4, 5, and 7 students. Look at the year levels either side of your students to identify what to build on and to identify the future expectations for these transition years.