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08/06/2020 Week 8

Phase 5b

We are continuing to revisit Phase 5 phonic sounds. We will continue to practise the recognition and recall of graphemes and review the alternative pronunciations of graphemes for reading and spelling words. 

You can visit Phonics play, a website that is used often in school, and access it during this period for free using the following login and username. The activities to look for in phonics play are highlighted in blue.

Username:  march20         Password:  home

 

MONDAY      Focus: review the alternative pronunciation of ‘i’ grapheme

Review of sounds learned so far. Use the Flashcard games or Quick write the graphemes. 

Flashcards: Speed Trial and Flashcards: Time Challenge.

 

Write the grapheme ‘i’ together.  Remind your child that the grapheme ‘i’ has alternative pronunciations. Write the words: milk, find, like.  Ask your child to sound talk the phonemes and then read the words.  Discuss the different pronunciations.

 

Bank of words to choose from: tin, pin, his, milk, link, mild, wild, blind, behind, remind, like, time, shine, ripe, invite.

Practise reading words with the ‘i’ grapheme.  Challenge your child to sort words into lists by the way the ‘i’ grapheme is pronounced. Play:  Acorn Adventures

 

Ask your child to read the following sentences: The wild child did a trick.  

You will find a big stick behind  the tree. 

Remind me to stick things in my mind.

(Encourage them to discuss and figure out any words they find difficult.)

 

Resources:

  • Quick read PowerPoint alternative pronunciation of ‘i’
  • ‘i’    real or nonsense words

 

TUESDAY    Focus: review the alternative pronunciation of ‘o’ grapheme

Review of sounds learned so far. Use the Flashcard games or Quick write the graphemes.

 Flashcards: Speed Trial and Flashcards: Time Challenge.

 

Write the grapheme ‘o’ together.  Remind your child that the grapheme ‘o’ has alternative pronunciations. Write the words: sock, no, note.  Ask your child to sound talk the phonemes and then read the words.  Discuss the different pronunciations.

 

Bank of words to choose from:  hot, spot, shock, clock, golf, so, gold, don’t, both, hold, bone, home, those, stone, explode.

Practise reading words with the ‘o’ grapheme.  Challenge your child to sort words into lists by the way the ‘o’ grapheme is pronounced. Play:  Acorn Adventures

 

Ask your child to read the following sentences: Don’t go to the hot spot.

Can we both hold the gold block? 

Don’t get a shock if it is too cold or too hot.

(Encourage them to discuss and figure out any words they find difficult.)

 

Resources:

  • Quick read PowerPoint alternative pronunciation of ‘o’
  • ‘o’    real or nonsense words

 

WEDNESDAY          Focus: tricky words for spelling little, one, do, when, what, out.

Review of sounds learned so far. Use the Flashcard games or Quick write the graphemes.

 Flashcards: Speed Trial and Flashcards: Time Challenge.

 

Practise reading and spelling the tricky words: little, one, do, when, what, out.

Play Train Your Brain Phase 5 and Tricky Word Trucks.

 

Read the following sentences:  One little frog jumped in a pond. 

He likes to do that when it gets hot. 

What do you think will make him get out?    

Challenge your child to record sentences on a white board, chalk board or on paper.  Encourage your child to sound talk the tricky words

 

Resources:

  • Phase 5b wk. 1 Tricky Words PowerPoint

 

THURSDAY             Focus: review the alternative pronunciation of ‘g’ and ‘c’ graphemes

Review of sounds learned so farUse the Flashcard games or Quick write the graphemes. 

Flashcards: Speed Trial and Flashcards: Time Challenge.

 

Write the graphemes ‘g’  and ‘c’.  Remind your child that the grapheme ‘g’ and ‘c’ hav alternative pronunciations. Write the words: gang, gent, car, ice.  Ask your child to sound talk the phonemes and then read the words.  Discuss the different pronunciations.

 

Bank of words to choose from: gap, gas, pig, plug, golf, gent, ginger, magic, danger, germ

Cat, crisp, coat, curls, clock, ice, December, acid, success, central, accent.

Practise reading words with the ‘g’ and ‘c’ graphemes.  Challenge your child to sort words into lists by the way the ‘g’ grapheme and ‘c’ grapheme is pronounced. Play:  Acorn Adventures

 

Ask your child to read the following sentences: Can you cycle and cling on to a clock? 

Can an accent bring success? 

Can you grow ginger in a magic garden?  

(Encourage them to discuss and figure out any words they find difficult.)

 

Resources:

  • Quick read PowerPoint alternative pronunciation of ‘g’and ‘c’
  • ‘g’ or ‘c’    real or nonsense words

 

 

FRIDAY         Focus: review the alternative pronunciation of ‘u’ grapheme

Review common high frequency words. Quick write some decodable words from Phase 4.

Bank of words: sink, bank, roast, windmill, glass, spark, bleed, frown, spoon, shrink, 

Rocket Rescue, Space Race

 

Write the grapheme ‘u’ together.  Remind your child that the grapheme ‘u’ has alternative pronunciations. Write the words: gulp, unit, tube.  Ask your child to sound talk the phonemes and then read the words.  Discuss the different pronunciations.

 

Bank of words to choose from: plug, hump, gust, under, pull, gust, rule, June, cube, flute, prune, unicorn, music, stupid, unit, tuba

Practise reading words with the ‘u’ grapheme.  Challenge your child to sort words into lists by the way the ‘i’ grapheme is pronounced. Play:  Acorn Adventures

 

Ask your child to read the following sentences: Can a unicorn play music on a tuba?

Will a stupid human get stuck in a pudding if they eat it sitting on a muddy cushion?

Will it be fun for a duck to use a computer?

(Encourage them to discuss and figure out any words they find difficult.)

 

Resources:

  • Quick read PowerPoint alternative pronunciation of ‘u’
  • ‘u’    real or nonsense words
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