Representing the phonic and sound structure of words
Decoding and spelling is dependent upon phonics and “sounding out” (or phonological awareness) processes. The colour coding process adopted in the charts highlights the focus phonic patterns along with the sound structure contained within the words.
Phonic Charts – Stage 4 focus on the following: ‘a’ as ‘ar’, ‘a’ as ‘o’, ‘c’ as ‘s’, ‘ch’ as ‘k’, ‘g’ as ‘j’, ‘o’ as ‘u’, ‘or’, ‘s’ & ‘ss’ as ‘sh’, ‘y’ as ‘i’, -age, ‘ear’ as ‘er’, use, ‘au’ & ‘augh’ as ‘or’, ‘ough’ as ‘or’, ’si’ as ‘zh’, ‘ci’ as ‘sh’, -ain, ‘i-e’ as ‘ee’, ‘our’ as ‘schwa er’, ‘ou’ as ‘u’, ‘tu’ as ‘ch’, ‘ie’ as ‘ee’, ‘eigh’ as ‘ay’, silent t, silent c, silent w, ‘gu’ as ‘g’, ‘ss’ & ‘si’ as ‘sh’, ‘ge’ as ‘zh’, ‘s’ as ‘zh’, ‘e’ as ‘i’, ‘au’ as ‘o’, ‘ei’ as ‘ee’, ‘u’ as ‘long oo’, ‘al’ as ‘ar’,‘ar’ as ‘schwa er’
- The charts can be utilised for the purpose of display or as flash cards.
- Extend phonic knowledge, whilst highlighting the sound structure and the vocabulary nature of the words.
- Writing is supported when students have access to environmental print, which consolidates concepts covered.
- Each set of charts is based directly upon the PLD’s Phonic & sight word sequence
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2) Movement and Motor
3) Oral Language
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