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Subject specific vocabulary: high and medium frequency words

This resource is designed to support the teaching and marking application of AO6.

They can be used diagnostically to test a student's ability to recognise and spell each word. Or they can be used as a reference guide when marking the writing tasks for non-exam assessment (NEA).

You can amend the list to make them relevant for your students.

High frequency words

IUp
LookWe
LikeAnd
OnAt
ForHe
IsSaid
GoYou
AreThis
GoingThey
AwayPlay
AAm
ToCome
DayThe
BigMy
MumNo
DadAll
GetIn
WentWas
OfMe
SheSee
It(s)Yes
CanAbout
AfterAgain
AnAnother
AsBack
BallBe
BecauseBed
BeenBoy
BrotherBut
ByCall(ed)
CameCan't
CouldDid
DoDon't
DoorDown
FirstFrom
GirlGood
GotHad
HalfHas
HaveHelp
HerHere
HimHis
HomeHouse
HowIf
JumpJust
LastLaugh
LittleLive(d)
LoveMade
MakeMan
ManyMay
MoreMuch
MustName
NewNext
NightNot
NowOff
OldOnce
OrOur
OutOver
PeoplePull
PushPut
RanSaw
SchoolSeen
ShouldSister
SoSome
TakeThan
ThatTheir
ThemThen
ThereThese
ThreeTime
TooTook
TreeTwo
UsVery
WantWater
WayWere
WhatWhen
WhereWho
WillWith
WouldYour
MondayTuesday
WednesdayThursday
FridaySaturday
SundayJanuary
FebruaryMarch
AprilMay
JuneJuly
AugustSeptember
OctoberNovermber
DecemberRed
YellowBlue
GreenOrange
PinkPurple
BlackWhite
Brown 

Medium frequency words

AskAsked
BeganBeing
BroughtCan't
ChangeComing
Didn'tDoes
Don'tFound
GoesGone
HeardI'm
JumpedKnew
KnowLeave
MightOpened
ShowStarted
StoppedThink
ThoughtTold
TriesTurned
UsedWalk
WalkedWalking
WatchWrite
WokeWoken
AlmostAlways
AnyBefore
BetterDuring
EveryFirst
HalfMorning
MuchNever
NumberOften
OnlySecond
SometimesStill
SuddenlyToday
UntilUpon
WhileYear
YoungAbove
AcrossAlong
AlsoAround
BelowBetween
BothDifferent
FollowingHigh
InsideNear
OtherOutside
PlaceRight
RoundSuch
TogetherThrough
UnderWhere
WithoutBaby
BalloonBirthday
BrotherChildren
ClothesGarden
GreatHappy
SureHead
SomethingSwimming
ThoseWord
WorkWorld
EarthEyes
FatherFair
FriendsImportant
LadyLight
MoneyMother
OwnPaper
SisterSmall
SoundWhite
WhyWhole
Window

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