The learners develop and practise:

  • Phonemic awareness and phonics knowledge with the vowel diagraphs:

ai, oa, ie, ee, or

  • Decoding and spelling skills
  • Making rhyming words and word families with consonant blends and vowel digraphs
  • Decoding using blending and segmenting
  • New sight words
  • Writing and reading sentences


  • Chant: Rain (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
  • Photocopies of Phonemic Awareness and Phonics 4 Activities 1 & 2
  • Stationery

The materials can be downloaded below.

External links