This initial blend resource is great for consolidating the concept of blends and the phoneme or phonemes that are made at the beginning of a word. Use this resource to decide which pictures on the page begin with the correct blend. Not all pictures will begin with the correct blend. Students can also use this resource to colour in the pictures that make the correct initial sound/s.
Use short vowels, common long vowels, consonant blends and digraphs to write words, and blend these to read one- and two-syllable words
Read and write an increasing number of high-frequency words
Use short vowels, common long vowels, consonant digraphs and consonant blends when writing, and blend these to read single syllable words
Use visual memory to read and write high-frequency words.
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
Uses a variety of strategies, including knowledge of sight words and letter–sound correspondences, to spell familiar words
Uses initial and extended phonics, including vowel digraphs, trigraphs to decode and encode words when reading and creating texts
Applies phonological, orthographic and morphological generalisations and strategies when spelling words in a range of writing contexts
Sustains reading unseen texts with automaticity and prosody and self-corrects errors