Ww/E1.3

Ww/E1.3 Use basic sound-symbol association to help spelling, as appropriate for the needs of the learner
(a) understand that sounds are associated with letters and strings of letters
(b) understand that there are more sounds (phonemes) in English than letters of the alphabet, so some sounds are represented by combinations of letters
(c) understand that there are many common letter patterns that can be learnt to help spelling
(d) understand that, to learn to spell, it is important to develop an awareness of sound patterns
(e) know how to identify and segment phonemes in words for spelling
(f) understand the terms vowel and consonant

Mary and Sam / tch words – read the story (a great twist at the end!), highlight and practise writing the -tch words (also introduces -ed and -ing suffixes) and then complete a crossword.

Level
E1
E2
English
Rt/E2.1
Rw/E1.2
Rw/E2.2
Ww/E1.3
Ww/E2.2

A present for Charlie’s Mum is adapted from Vicky Maltby’s ‘A Gift for Charlie’s Mum’ (which focuses on consonant digraphs th ch and sh). This version has been simplified for Entry 1 students and the story has changed slightly (in this version it is Mum’s birthday – not Mothers’ Day!). There are extra pictures and new comprehension questions.

Level
E1
English
Rw/E1.2
Rt/E1.1
Rs/E1.1 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
Ww/E1.3

Read the story, highlight and practise writing the words, and then complete a crossword. Another set of excellent phonics activities in this popular series.
Note: please exercise professional judgment and know your learner before using this resource (as some learners may consider it childish) which is intended to be delivered with humour and was originally used in a one to one situation.

Level
E1
E2
English
Rw/E1.2
Rw/E2.2
Ww/E1.3
Ww/E2.2

This crossword (dr, tr, pr, gr) makes a great follow up activity to the word and picture cards activity (see Initial Consonant Clusters -3, below)

Level
E1
E2
English
Rw/E1.2
Rw/E2.2
Ww/E1.3
Ww/E2.2

48 word and matching ‘picture clue’ cards – with detailed teaching ideas.

Level
E1
E2
English
Rw/E1.2
Rw/E2.2
Ww/E1.3
Ww/E2.2

Recognising and using long and short vowels. Great for reading and spelling. The ‘fill in the vowels’ exercise also helps with basic grammar and sense.

Level
E1
E2
English
Rw/E1.2
Rw/E2.2
Ww/E1.3
Ww/E2.2

Spelling quiz to be used on screen (could also be printed out). Plus useful practice in using a mouse, typing in spellings, etc. for Skills for Life ICT students.

Level
E1
E2
English
Rw/E1.2
Rw/E2.2
Ww/E1.3
Ww/E2.2
ICT
Entry 1 and 2 ICT

36 word and matching ‘picture clue’ cards – with detailed teaching ideas. Further related activities available below.

Level
E1
E2
English
Rw/E1.2
Rw/E2.2
Ww/E1.3
Ww/E2.2

A ‘phonic strip’ listening activity followed by a crossword. Further related actvities below.

Level
E1
E2
English
Rw/E1.2
Rw/E2.2
Ww/E1.3
Ww/E2.2

Interactive worksheet with drop down menus to select the correct word /spelling. 15 cloze sentences.
To accompany three related activities (see below).

Level
E1
E2
English
Rw/E1.2
Rw/E2.2
Ww/E1.3
Ww/E2.2
ICT
Entry 1 and 2 ICT