Australian Curriculum Teaching Resources

Phonics and word knowledge

Based on the Australian Curriculum, Phonics and word knowledge in English Year 3 includes:

  • ACELA1485 Understand how to use letter-sound relationships and less common letter patterns to spell words
  • ACELA1486 Recognise and know how to write most high frequency words including some homophones
  • ACELA1827 Know how to use common prefixes and suffixes, and generalisations for adding a suffix to a base word
  • ACELA1826 Understand how to apply knowledge of letter-sound relationships, syllables, and blending and segmenting to fluently read and write multisyllabic words with more complex letter patterns

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