Parent Early Phonics Workshop Building the foundations for future readers and writers
Foundation StagePhonicsEmergent writingSpeaking and ListeningDeveloping a love of literacy
Year 2Innovate and InventDevelop range of writing genresBeginning to develop range of spelling patterns
Year 3Knowing there is a difference between spoken and written languageConsistently writing sentences that make sense with a capital letter and full stopBeginning to use a range of connectives to add detail and description to sentencesWriting for a range of purposes
Year 4Improving fluency of writing Varying sentence types using a range of connectivesSelecting language for effectOrganise writing into clear sections or paragraphs
Year 5Making deliberate choices to engage the reader ...range of connectives, vary sentence starters, range of punctuation, embedded clauses (Suddenly the boat, which was bright red, crashed into the harbour wall)Edit and improve writing
Year 6Sophisticated writing!Consistently complex and deliberately planned sentences, text structure and vocabulary choices
Where does it all start...? Letters and Sounds Synthetic Phonics Curriculum Phases 1-6
Phase 1 Aspect 1: Environmental sounds Aspect 2: Instrumental sounds Aspect 3: Body percussion Aspect 4: Rhythm and rhyme Aspect 5: Alliteration Aspect 6: Voice Sounds
Phase 2 Website with videos for Phase 2.
Phase 2 continued... spell read
Phase 3 continued... Example
Phases 4, 5 and 6 Find out more...
Reading in school.... • Individual reading • Guided reading • Phonics sessions • Shared reading • Reading across the curriculum
Reading at home... • Sharing stories • Reading your reading book • Reading other books
How we organise phonic teaching • Phase 1 • Phases 2-6 • In nursery • In reception • In Years 1-6
What can you do to help? • Play phonic games with your children (see leaflet) • Let us know sounds or skills your child finds tricky • http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ParentsMenu.htm • http://jollylearning.co.uk/gallery/ • http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/home/reading-owl/reading • http://www.wordsforlife.org.uk/ • http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/literacy/phonics/play/ • http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/alphablocks/ • http://www.bugclub.co.uk/ - coming soon!
Glossary • Phonics glossary • blend (vb) — to draw individual sounds together to pronounce a word, e.g. s-n-a-p, blended together, reads snap • cluster — two (or three) letters making two (or three) sounds, e.g. the first three letters of 'straight' are a consonant cluster • digraph — two letters making one sound, e.g. sh, ch, th, ph. • vowel digraphs comprise of two vowels which, together, make one sound, e.g. ai, oo, ow • split digraph — two letters, split, making one sound, e.g. a-e as in make or i-e in site • grapheme — a letter or a group of letters representing one sound, e.g. sh, ch, igh, ough (as in 'though') • grapheme-phoneme correspondence (GPC) — the relationship between sounds and the letters which represent those sounds; also known as 'letter-sound correspondences' • mnemonic — a device for memorising and recalling something, such as a snake shaped like the letter 'S' • phoneme — the smallest single identifiable sound, e.g. the letters 'sh' represent just one sound, but 'sp' represents two (/s/ and /p/) • segment (vb) — to split up a word into its individual phonemes in order to spell it, e.g. the word 'cat' has three phonemes: /c/, /a/, /t/ • VC, CVC, CCVC — the abbreviations for vowel-consonant, consonant-vowel-consonant, consonant-consonant-vowel-consonant, which are used to describe the order of letters in words, e.g. am, ham, slam.