The learners develop and practise:

  • Phonemic awareness and phonics knowledge with the phonemes:

    − z, w, ng, v, oo, oo (short and long oo)

    − y, x, ch, sh, th, th (hard and soft th)

    − Long oo and short oo

    − Consonant digraphs: ch, sh, th, th

  • Decoding and spelling skills
  • Making rhyming words and word families
  • Decoding and encoding blending and segmenting
  • New sight words
  • Writing and reading sentences


  • Chant: Chop Chop Chop! (pdf to project via data projector)
  • Phonics cards with pictures
  • Letter cards
  • Flash cards (recycled cardboard)
  • Real objects (realia)
  • Audio recordings – chants and phonics cards
  • Stationery

The materials can be downloaded below.

External links