PURPOSE

To consolidate children’s knowledge of sounds and letters in reading and spelling words with consonants that blend together, and multi-syllable polysyllabic words. Practise blending for reading and segmenting for spelling. This is not a list work on slavishly or randomly but one selected based on key learning objectives.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Words using sets 1-7 letters

Words from phase three graphemes

Polysyllabic words

went

best

fond

champ

shift

children

shampoo

it’s

tilt

gust

chest

shelf

helpdesk

chester

help

lift

hand

tenth

joint

sandpit

giftbox

It must always be remembered that phonics is the step up to word recognition. Automatic reading of all words – both decodable and tricky – is the ultimate goal.

SIGHT WORDS

was

my

you

her

they

all

are

me

he

she

we

be