This page shows the order in which the children learn their phonemes (letter sounds) and the high frequency and tricky sight words that will be taught throughout the year.
Please look at your child's home/school reading log, to see what sounds you can practise at home, with your child.
Phase Two Phonemes
s a t p i n m d g o c k
ck e u r h b f ff l ll ss
Phase three phonemes
j v w x y z zz qu
ch sh th ng
(hard and soft)
ai ee igh oa oo ar or ur
(short and long)
ow oi ear air ure er
Help your child to read and make simple words using phase 2 and 3 phonemes.
Use magnetic letters on your fridge.
Play eye spy.
Make words using sticks in mud.
Play word eye spy or sound gym.
I spy with my big eye, something with the sounds, b - i - n. what is it?
can you h - o - p? Skip to my c - oa - t!
Paint letters on pebbles. can you make a word?
Encourage shared writing of postcards (such a lovely, but lost resource) and thank you letters.
These are but a few ideas. Let your imagination run wild!
We will be learning the alphabet and matching the letter name to the phoneme (letter sound).
There are many alphabet songs and games that you can play. Below is one example. Why don't you share your favourite song or game?