An active game that allows students to practise sorting word families.
Physical activity can have a positive impact on the brain and can improve cognition, mood, attention and engagement in students. So, why not give it a go?
This resource includes an instruction sheet and a set of 36 word family sorting cards.
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Uses a variety of strategies, including knowledge of sight words and letterâ€“sound correspondences, to spell familiar words
Uses basic grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary appropriate to the type of text when responding to and composing texts
Uses a range of strategies, including knowledge of letterâ€“sound correspondences and common letter patterns, to spell familiar and some unfamiliar words
Draws on appropriate strategies to accurately spell familiar and unfamiliar words when composing texts
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Understand how to use visual memory to write high-frequency words, and that some high-frequency words have regular and irregular spelling components
Use visual memory to write high-frequency words and words where spelling is not predictable from the sounds
Recognise and write less familiar words that share common letter patterns but have different pronunciations
Understand how to use phonic knowledge and accumulated understandings about blending, letterâ€“sound relationships, common and uncommon letter patterns and phonic generalisations to recognise and write increasingly complex words
Understand how to use banks of known words, word origins, base words, prefixes, suffixes, spelling patterns and generalisations to spell new words, including technical words and words adopted from other languages
Australian Curriculum alignment
Understand how to use knowledge of letters and sounds including onset and rime to spell wordsElaborationsrecognising the most common sound made by each letter of the alphabet, including consonants and short vowel sounds, for example âp-opâ ...
Use short vowels, common long vowels, consonant digraphs and consonant blends when writing, and blend these to read single syllable wordsElaborationsusing knowledge of letters and sounds to write words with short vowels, for example âmanâ, ...
Understand how to spell one and two syllable words with common letter patternsElaborationswriting one-syllable words containing known blends, for example 'bl' and 'st' (Skills: Literacy)(View this topic on www.australiancurriculum.edu.au )
Write consonant-vowel-consonant (CVC) words by representing some sounds with the appropriate letters, and blend sounds associated with letters when reading CVC wordsElaborationslistening to hear that children use letters/sounds (when necessary) to he...
Segment consonant blends or clusters into separate phonemes at the beginnings and ends of one syllable words Elaborations saying sounds in order for a given spoken word, for example 's-p-oo-n' and 'f-i-s-t' (Skills: Literacy) segmenting bl...
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