LEARNING WITH PHONICS - LESSON 5 VIDEO
MONA'S QUICK GUIDE
Now we begin to present the spellings that can be grouped according to rules, patterns, conventions. You can explain the general idea of these groupings to younger children, but I would not expect them to understand. However, if the same rules are revised as the years go by, at age 11+ they should have a very good understanding of these rules and a wide spoken vocabulary. They will also be able to decode nearly all new words.
You just use your common sense in the way these are taught!
You can show pictures and ask the pupil to spell them. You can give lists of words, NOT to learn, but to practise recognising the two letters together to make a sound. First let the pupil see half a dozen words for each spelling
park fork / term skirt hurt
sharp storm / butter first turn
farm morning / faster girl spurt
Play games for ar and or, then for all five vowels.
Note: er ir and ur are covered in Lesson 6
GAMES AND WORKSHEETS
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