ACELA1471 classroom teaching resources

Australian Curriculum Teaching Resources


Understand how to use knowledge of digraphs, long vowels, blends and silent letters to spell one and two syllable words including some compound words


  • using knowledge of known words to spell unknown words, for example using the word ‘thumb’ to spell the word ‘crumb’ (Skills: Literacy)
  • exploring compound words by discussing the meaningful parts, for example the spelling and meaning of ‘homemade’ is informed by two smaller words ‘home’ and ‘made’ (Skills: Literacy)
  • drawing on knowledge of letter-sound relationships, for example breaking a word into syllables, then recording the sounds heard and thinking about the letter patterns that represent the sounds (Skills: Literacy)

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