PHONICS


AUTUMN TERM

The children will revise and use for reading and spelling all phonemes covered in Reception (up to end Phase 4):

  • all single alphabet pure sounds
  • ll, ss, ff, zz
  • sh, ch, th, wh
  • ck
  • ng
  • qu
  • ee, ea, ey, y
  • ie, igh, i, y, i_e
  • oa, ow
  • ai
  • oo
  • oi
  • ar
  • or
  • er, ur
  • ear
  • air

 

Here are some games for you to try:

 

www.letters-and-sounds.com/phase-3-games.html

 

www.letters-and-sounds.com/phase-4-games.html

 

If you confuse b, d & p try this!

 

http://www.literactive.com/Download/live.asp?swf=story_files/Fishing_Bowl_US.swf

 

SPRING TERM

 

The children will work on the next stage of Phonic knowledge (Phase 5). This phase looks at alternative spellings for phonemes already known:

  • o_e, oe
  • ai, ay
  • a, a_e
  • oo, ew, o
  • ue, u_e
  • u, oo
  • o, oul
  • ow, ou
  • oi, oy
  • ar, a
  • or, ore
  • au, aw
  • er, ir, ur

 

SUMMER TERM

 

The final phonemes/graphemes for Phase 5:

  • ear, air
  • are, ere
  • ear, eer
  • ure, er, or

 

It is expected that all Year 1 children will be assessed on their ability to recognise and apply all of the phonemes/graphemes covered through the government's Phonics Screening Assessment during June 2014. This will involve reading sets of unfamiliar conventional and pseudo words. These are skills that we practise in the classroom every day.