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Phonics and Reading

New phonics lessons each day with Ruth Miskin


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Practise reading the set 2 sounds (first picture). 


Read the words above to apply your sounds. Can you write some of your own words for the set 2 sounds? 


Practise reading the set 3 sounds (second picture). 


Practise reading the words above. Can you write any of your own words for the set 3 sounds? 


Read the poem below and answer the questions. 

Taken from Oxford Owl



What is the title of the poem? 

Who wrote it?

What animals are in the pond?

Is the main person in the poem a man or woman?

Find a word that rhymes with space. 



Today we are looking at the split digraphs for phonics. i_e nice smile, a_e make a cake, o_e phone home and e_e. 


Because of all these pesky alien words, we are looking for an astronaut to send into Space. 

Read the job advert and find all the split digraphs to see where the astronaut is from. 

a_e make a cake word search - Can you find all of the a_e words in the list?


Using the phonemes (sounds) that we have learned, create your own names for these aliens. Practise reading them, and challenge your family. 


Below you will find a practise phonics screening check. See how many words you can sound out, blend and read. Watch out for those pesky alien words! 

Finish off the week by playing snakes and ladders with your family. Watch out for those snakes!