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English Unit: Consonant Blends

English Unit: Consonant Blends
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Description

This unit is a great comprehensive unit to introduce and reinforce the concept of two-letter consonant blends. The unit focuses mainly on initial consonant blends, with some additional resources to identify and reinforce final consonant blends.

Use this unit after running through the presentation. The unit includes numerous worksheets as well as a quiz to assess knowledge and understanding at the completion of the unit.

Suitable for
  • Relief Teachers
Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
  • Rotations / Group Work
  • Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9E1LY11 9

Use short vowels, common long vowels, consonant blends and digraphs to write words, and blend these to read one- and two-syllable words

AC9E1LY12 9

Understand that a letter can represent more than one sound and that a syllable must contain a vowel sound

AC9E1LY09 9

Segment words into separate phonemes (sounds) including consonant blends or clusters at the beginnings and ends of words (phonological awareness)

ACELA1458 8.4

Use short vowels, common long vowels, consonant digraphs and consonant blends when writing, and blend these to read single syllable words

ACELA1459 8.4

Understand that a letter can represent more than one sound and that a syllable must contain a vowel sound

ACELA1822 8.4

Segment consonant blends or clusters into separate phonemes at the beginnings and ends of one syllable words

EN1-4A old

Draws on an increasing range of skills and strategies to fluently read, view and comprehend a range of texts on less familiar topics in different media and technologies

EN1-PHOKW-01 new

Uses initial and extended phonics, including vowel digraphs, trigraphs to decode and encode words when reading and creating texts

EN1-SPELL-01 new

Applies phonological, orthographic and morphological generalisations and strategies when spelling words in a range of writing contexts

VCELA181

Recognise short vowels, common long vowels and consonant digraphs, and consonant blends

VCELA183

Understand that a letter can represent more than one sound, and that a syllable must contain a vowel sound

VCELA203

Identify the separate phonemes in consonant blends or clusters at the beginnings and ends of syllables

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