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English Unit: Long E Sound

English Unit: Long E Sound
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Description

This unit is wonderful for learning and practising the concept of the ‘long e’ sound. The unit provides different vowel digraphs and graphs that make the long E sound and examples of words that contain this sound as well as the opportunity to practise the skill and sort words into their correct ‘vowel team’. The unit also provides numerous worksheets to practise the skills of saying, hearing, identifying and sorting the different long ‘e’ words.

Suitable for
  • Fast Finishers
Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
  • Rotations / Group Work
  • Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9E2LY10 9

Use phoneme–grapheme (sound–letter/s) matches, including vowel digraphs, less common long vowel patterns, consonant clusters and silent letters when reading and writing words of one or more syllables, including compound words

ACELA1471 8.4

Understand how to use knowledge of digraphs, long vowels, blends and silent letters to spell one and two syllable words including some compound words

EN1-5A old

Uses a variety of strategies, including knowledge of sight words and letter–sound correspondences, to spell familiar words

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

VCELA218

Recognise most letter–sound matches including silent letters, trigraphs, vowel digraphs and common long vowels, and understand that a sound can be represented by various letter combinations

VCELA226

Understand how to use digraphs, long vowels, blends, silent letters and syllabification to spell simple words including compound words

VCELA239

Identify all Standard Australian English phonemes, including short and long vowels, separate sounds in clusters

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