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Phase 5

Teaching Overview

 

In Phase 5 children are introduced to new graphemes for reading. Some of these graphemes represent phonemes (sounds) that they have already learnt a grapheme for. For example, in Phase 3 children were taught 'ai' as the grapheme for the phoneme /a/ (as in rain). In Phase 5, children are taught that the phoneme /a/ can also be represented by the graphemes 'ay' (as in play) or 'a-e' (as in make). This variation needs to be taught as it is common in our language system.

 

 a-e

(as in came)

 au

(as in Paul)

 aw

(as in saw)

 ay

(as in day)

 e-e

(as in these)

 ea

(as in sea)

 ew

(as in stew)

 ew

(as in chew)

 ey

(as in money)

 i-e

(as in like)

 ir

(as in girl)

 o-e

(as in bone)

 oe

(as in toe)

ou

(as in out) 

oy

(as in boy)

ph

(as in Phil)

 u-e

(as in June)

 u-e

(as in huge)

ue

(as in clue)

 ue

(as in due)

 wh

(as in when)

 

 

 

Phase 5 Resources

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