Spelling and Phonics
Group 1 Monday - Thursday as Below (Group 2 & 3 follow)
What are vowels and which letters make up the 5 vowels?
Watch the complete:
Group 1 Tuesday
- How many vowels are there in the English alphabet?
- How many vowels are there in the given word: Cheerful
- The consonants in the word “undo” are:
(a). u, o
(b). n, o
(c). n, d
- How many consonants are there in the English alphabet?
- Find the odd one out: u, x, t, d, f
Group 1 Wednesday
When two vowels go walking the first one does the talking. (This is a rule for most digraphs and if sometimes includes there being a y) ue, ai, ay, ea, ey, oa, oe, ie,
Watch the clip then apply to these words – use buttons and zips to identify the digraphs.
Spray blue chain donkey peach float hoe tried boast
Groan pursue rescue painted stray paying reached beaked
Group 1 Thursday
Revise all the digraphs that lead with a vowel in phase 5 on the game ‘Buried Treasure’
Group 2 Monday
Split a_e – task using the words below think of a few sentences for a mini story about a brave run-away cake. Use as many of the words as you can.
baked cakes taken flames escape brave shake brake chase shave
Group 2 Tuesday
ie igh i_e y
ie – tie – action to straighten your tie
igh – like high – action to jump high
i_e like five – action to give five (hand)
y – like fly – action to put arms out and fly
Adult to call out the words below to the child and the child to think which digraph is correct and to complete the action. Reverse and then child read out the words and adult to complete the action.
fly light knight thigh cry apply kite why bite dried spy tie
Group 2 Wednesday
Y turned to ies or ied can you put these words into 2 other versions either with the y on the end as the original word or changing from singular to plural with an ‘ies’ (can also change a verb from future to present). ied – is past.
Group 2 Thursday
bright nightmare right highlight delighted highway
Draw a little picture to explain this word.
Group 3 Monday
Revision of spelling of kn words
Known , kneed, knock, kneel, know, knife
Write the words out but make the k look different somehow to all the other letters to show that it is silent.
Group 3 Tuesday
gnarling, gnashing, gnome, gnawing, gnarly, gnat
Make up a silly sentence/ poem about a gnome who can be described with the ‘gn’ words.
Group 3 Wednesday
wr but again silent w.
Wrathful, wretched, wrinkled, wrong, write, wrap, wrecking, wrestle, wreak, wrung
Look up some of these words and decide if they can be a verb – a doing word or a way to describe a person i.e could as an adjective.
Place them into 2 different lists 1 for verb the action word and the other for the adjective.
Group 3 Thursday
le, el, al, or il
Adult to read out the word and children to write it into the correct group.
Apple, pencil, nostril, camel, squirrel, travel, middle, bottle, animal, metal, fossil, hospital, capital, table
Common exception word spellings…
Group 1 – what, why, afraid, Monday, door
Group 2 – child, children, wild, climb, Summer
Group 3 – improve, sure, sugar, eye, could
Group 4 – Christmas, wrong, saddest, squirrel, quantity
Ext – experiment, extreme, famous, gnashed, knowledgeable