The learners develop and practise:

  • Phonemic awareness and phonics knowledge with the trigraphs igh and air, and with the consonant blends (beginnings) sk, sp, st, tw, sm, sc, sn
  • Rhyming words and word families
  • Decoding and spelling skills
  • New sight words
  • Reading and writing sentences
  • Language usage skills – punctuation
  • Reading and comprehension skills
  • Writing their own short stories


  • Chant: The 'air' chant
  • Phonics cards with pictures
  • Letter cards
  • Flash cards
  • Real objects (realia)
  • Audio recordings – chants and phonics cards
  • Photocopies of Phonics 3 Activities 1 & 2
  • Stationery

The materials can be downloaded below.

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