Use most letter-sound matches including vowel digraphs, less common long vowel patterns, letter clusters and silent letters when reading and writing words of one or more syllable

Elaborations

  • recognising when some letters are silent, for example ‘knife’ and ‘thumb’ (Skills: Literacy)
  • providing the sound for less common letter-sound matches, for example ‘ight’ and using them in writing (Skills: Literacy)

(View this topic on www.australiancurriculum.edu.au )