Top Tips for Parents:
We use the terms 'code' for how it is written and 'sound' for the sound it makes when you say it.
This video shows how we pronounce the phonics sounds. They are called PURE sounds. They are very short and don't have the 'uh' after them-try saying b, c and d at the front of your mouth without the 'uh' sound after it. This means c-a-t with blend to say cat not cu-a-tuh!
This week we are learning 2 codes for the sound /ie/
ie as in pie and tie
igh as in might and Highfield
and two codes that both say the sound /ay/
ai as in rain
ay as in pay
This week we are learning
the qu code -it says /kw/,
the ou and the ow codes that both say /ow/
This week we are learning:
the code -y that makes the sound /ee/.
the sound /ay/ that is made with the code 'ai' as in rain and 'ay' as in pay and day
This week we have been learning about the famous pirate Blackbeard so we needed to know this code ready to write our descriptions.
Why not try making a story out of other Topic related 'ck' words.
The first sound we have been learning this week is 'ar' because pirates use this sound all the time!
Use the videos below to recap and practise segmenting and blending and share your phonics folder with your grown up.