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Week beginning 29th June 2020

Welcome to the Phonics Page!

This week we are going to learn about the 'oa' family and find out about other ways of spelling 'oa'


Watch, listen, sing and learn about different ways of spelling 'oa'...

oa ow o oe - Alternative Spellings

Long Vowel Letter oa/o-e/ow - English4abc - Phonics song

Geraldine the Giraffe learns /o-e/

O_E and OA | Similar Sounds | Sounds Alike | How to Read | Made by Kids vs Phonics

There are some activities below which will help you child to familiarise and practise using the 'oa' alternative spellings. They include a phoneme spotter story.

Tricky Word Practise


First practise reading them

REMEMBER tricky words are sight words and need to be read on sight as a whole word because they aren't phonetically decodable. 

Use the PowerPoint below...


Now practise writing them

Use the Look Say Cover Write Check (LSCWC) strategy to practise spelling them

There are some practise sheets below for Phase 2-5 Tricky Words (you don't need these printed LSCWC sheets, you can carry this strategy out on any piece of paper or maybe a whiteboard) ...