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Phonics Week 4

Year 1 Week 4 Phonics Home Learning

For our Phonics work we will be using the Phonics Play website and Espresso – remember you can get free access to Phonics Play using the username: march20 and Password: home

The login for Espresso is – Username: student30212 Password: silver

 

 

Monday 11th  May:

  • Focus sound – ear
  • Visit Espresso – click on the link from our school website:https://www.silvertreesacademy.co.uk/espresso/
  • Now click on Key Stage 1, English and scroll down to and click on Phonics.
  • Now click on Polly’s Phonics, find the ear sound and watch the video.
  • After you have watched the video click on Activities and scroll down to the ear activities and click on find the ear words. Read the different words carefully and click on the ear words.         
  • Challenge: Using the ear words you find can you choose three of them to put into sentences? Can you think of any other graphemes that make the ere sound?

 

Tuesday 12th May:

  • Focus sounds: air
  • Read the air words below and then practise writing them adding your sound buttons.

 

chair       hair        fair       pair       stairs      dairy

  • Practise writing these words in your books. Can you think of a sentence using one or more of these words?

 

  • Visit Phonics Play and play Buried Treasure, reading and sorting the real and nonsense air words.   
  •  Challenge: There are two more graphemes that make the ‘air’ sound – are and ear. Can you find any words that use these graphemes?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 13th May:

  • Focus sounds: ure
  • Visit Phonics Play and play Flash Cards Speed Trial – revisit all phase 3 sounds.
  • Look at the phoneme spotter story for ure and find all of the words that use the ure sound. Can you make a list of these in your books? Remember to add your sound buttons.
  • On Phonics Play and play Rocket Rescue – spelling the words given correctly to fix the rocket.

  • Challenge: Can you choose one or more of the words to put into a sentence?

 

 

Thursday 14th May:

  • Focus sounds: er
  • Visit Espresso – click on the link from our school website:https://www.silvertreesacademy.co.uk/espresso/
  • Now click on Key Stage 1, English and scroll down to and click on Phonics.
  • Now click on Polly’s Phonics, find the er sound and watch the video.
  • After you have watched the video click on activities and scroll down to the er activities. Click on find the er words.
  • Challenge: Can you think of the other graphemes that make the ‘er’ sound? Make a list of words for each of the graphemes you can remember.

 

Friday 15th  May:

  • Focus: Tricky words
  •  Visit Phonics Play and click on Tricky Word Trucks. How fast can you read the tricky words? 
  • Practise reading the tricky words in the different phases. How many words can you read? Which words are you finding tricky? Write these ones down for you to keep practising.
  • Now can you write some interesting sentences using some of the tricky words you have read? How many words can you fit in one sentence?

 

Remember to send us work to you class emails. We love to see how hard you are all working and you may get your photos added to the school Twitter page too.

Keep up the good work Year 1 and parents, you are all amazing!

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