Australian Curriculum Teaching Resources

Phonics and word knowledge

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

  • ACELA1438 Understand how to use knowledge of letters and sounds including onset and rime to spell words
  • ACELA1439 Recognise and generate rhyming words, alliteration patterns, syllables and sounds (phonemes) in spoken words
  • ACELA1440 Recognise and name all upper and lower case letters (graphemes) and know the most common sound that each letter represents
  • ACELA1817 Know how to read and write some high-frequency words and other familiar words
  • ACELA1818 Understand that words are units of meaning and can be made of more than one meaningful part
  • ACELA1819 Segment sentences into individual words and orally blend and segment onset and rime in single syllable spoken words, and isolate, blend and manipulate phonemes in single syllable words
  • ACELA1820 Write consonant-vowel-consonant (CVC) words by representing some sounds with the appropriate letters, and blend sounds associated with letters when reading CVC words

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