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Phonics overview for Spring 1

 

Week 1

4/1/21

Recap any sounds that the children have not achieved during the flash card revisit.  

Recap how we use our stamping fingers with some simple CVC word cards.  

 

Make CVC words using the flash cards by asking children to hold them. Encourage children to stamp their fingers.   

 

Can we put some CVC words into a sentence now? Have the words The cat sat on the mat’ all jumbled up. Children to help make the sentence and then demonstrate how we would read that sentence going back to the start.  

Teach ‘qu’ using Jolly Phonics 

Teach reading we’, ‘me’, ‘be’, ‘she’, ‘he’ 

Week 2

11/1/21

Revisit and review all sounds and sight words learnt in phase 2 and 3.

 

New sounds to learn this week: sh, ch, th, ng

 

Practise: Blending for reading with new sound

Apply: segmenting for writing with new sound.

 

Weekly sight words: he, she, we, me, be, was, my, you, her, they, all, are

Week 3

18/1/21

Revisit and review all sounds and sight words learnt in phase 2 and 3.

 

Activities and games to support children's understanding of new digraphs. 

Week 4

25/1/21

Revisit and review all sounds and sight words learnt in phase 2 and 3.

 

New sounds to learn this week: ai, ee, oo, oa

 

Practise: Blending for reading

Apply: segmenting for writing

 

Weekly sight words: he, she, we, me, be, was, my, you, her, they, all, are

Week 5

1/2/21

Revisit and review all sounds and sight words learnt in phase 2 and 3.

 

Activities and games to support children's understanding of new digraphs. 

Week 6

8/2/21

Revisit and review all sounds and sight words learnt in phase 2 and 3.

 

New sounds to learn this week: ar, or, igh, ur

 

Practise: Blending for reading

Apply: segmenting for writing

 

Weekly sight words: he, she, we, me, be, was, my, you, her, they, all, are

 

Here is a list of useful phonics websites and apps to use with your children. These websites and apps will give the children opportunities to practise their blending and segmenting of sounds as well as their recognition of the different sounds and tricky words and general phonics skills.
Phonics Websites: 

Phonics apps to try out: 

 

Hairy letters

 

Mr Thorne- Geraldine's phonics land

 

Twinkl phonics

 

Pocket Phonics

Try these on Youtube (please make sure you supervise your children whilst on the internet):

 

Geraldine the Giraffe- Mr Thorne

 

Epic Phonics- Tricky words song

 

Boom Shake- The Alphabet

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