A word building mat in a skateboard theme and a set of vowel, consonant, blend and digraph cards.
Use this teaching resource in the classroom when learning how to build and segment words using knowledge of phonemes, blends and digraphs. This transport themed word building activity is ideal to use with upper year students who are consolidating their knowledge and understanding of phonics.
Print, cut and laminate the consonant, vowel, digraph and blend cards. Ask the students to use these cards and apply their knowledge of phonics to build words on the template.
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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
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Understand how to use digraphs, long vowels, blends, silent letters and syllabification to spell simple words including compound words
Recognise short vowels, common long vowels and consonant digraphs, and consonant blends
Manipulate more complex sounds in spoken words through knowledge of blending and segmenting sounds, phoneme deletion and substitution
Understand that a letter can represent more than one sound, and that a syllable must contain a vowel sound
Australian Curriculum alignment
Use short vowels, common long vowels, consonant digraphs and consonant blends when writing, and blend these to read single syllable words
Understand that a letter can represent more than one sound and that a syllable must contain a vowel sound
Understand how to use knowledge of digraphs, long vowels, blends and silent letters to spell one and two syllable words including some compound words
Orally manipulate more complex sounds in spoken words through knowledge of blending and segmenting sounds, phoneme deletion and substitution in combination with use of letters in reading and writing
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