What is phonics?
Phonics is the blending of sounds to read words.
Which sounds do I teach first?
Use the Letters and Sounds document as a guide, but at the start of Reception, its suggested children begin learning s,a,t,p,i in one week!!
Fantastic Phonic Fact:
The ‘igh’ phoneme (sound) can be spelled with many different graphemes (letters) – ie in tie, y in cry, i-e in bike, i in idea.
Video of the week: The story of or
Suggested Activity: A short story
Mr Thorne was sure that he saw four tall storks on the floor. His daughter Dawn and her friend Sean walked out through the porch and onto the lawn and poured warm water over the four storks on the lawn.
Can your class write an or story?