This is a chart in-keeping with letters and sounds and also variants from Ruth Miskin. It charts all the letters and sounds phonemes in order of phase and includes the variants eg long vowel phonemes and the different ways of spelling the same sound.
Teach 300 ways to spell the 44 sounds of the English language with anchor charts, flash and flip cards, sound walls, bunting and assessment grids. Colourful pictures and relevant words make learning to spell easy and memorable. Reference charts ensure no gaps and enable differentiation to cater for learning levels. 2 versions are included to accommodate differences between US and UK pronunciation of some sounds. This set of resources aligns with any spelling methodology, the Science of Reading, Orton Gillingham, Jolly Phonics etc.
298/301 Anchor Charts: display, desk charts, student reference
298/301 Sound Walls: make sound and word walls, booklets or as an activity sheet
298/301 Flash Cards: teach and practice, match and sort 2 versions
298/301 Flip Cards: assessment, sorting 2 versions
298/298/301 Bunting: visual display, digital flash cards
3 Phonics Assessment Records:
3 levels most common, common, uncommon
Phonics Reference Charts
Sounds Chart: most common vowels and consonants on one page
Sounds on One Page: all 44 sounds 298/301 ways to spell
Phonemes: how many ways to spell each sound
Graphemes: how many sounds each grapheme can represent
Note: slightly different number of resources is due to differences in US and UK pronunciation, eg ‘a’ as in bath is included in UK ‘ar’ group but not in US,298/ as the ‘a’ letter is pronounced as a short a sound
Teach 44 Sounds of the English Language
10 short and long vowel sounds: a, e, i, o, u, ai, ee, igh, oa, you
10 other vowels: ar, er, ir, air, ear, oo (as in moon), oo (as in book), oi, ow, schwa
24 consonants b, c, d, f, g, h, j, l, m, n, p, r, s, t, v, w, y, z, ch, ng, sh, th (soft), th (hard), zh
Notes on Phonemes
single examples of a word are included if a common word eg women, friend,
many uncommon examples have been included but there are still more!
x can represent 2 sounds eg c and s as in exercise and fox, g and z as in exam, c and sh as in luxury
gn can represent 2 sounds eg, n and y as in lasagne
q is pronounced as c and w and thus has no separate entry
the word ‘one’ has no letters representing the ‘w’ sound
oo and you are separated in this resource
Many words are pronounced differently whether UK or US pronunciation however the process of spelling is the same: hear sounds in words and choose the correct letters to represent the sounds. The following words appear in different charts:
ball, walk, astronaut, caught: US ‘ar’, UK ‘or’
draw, awe: US ‘ar’, UK ‘or’
bath: US short a, UK ‘ar’
laugh: US short a, UK ‘ar’
Add words to the Sound Wall sheets to build your own collection of words to suit local pronunciation.
An introduction and guide to the materials in the Phonics International programme. All unit materials are designed to support the teacher and learner. The complete set of Unit 1 is available to download for free on TES Resources.
Improve writing skills, grammar and punctuation.
Spelling, punctuation and grammar activity cards. each with a clarification and extension activity.
available in 6 different levels to suit all abilities.
SPaG and Writing skill activities. a selection of 100 vocabulary, grammar and punctuation activities in each level/grade. Suitable for lower key stage 2 to upper key stage 2 and G&T key stage 1. Covers the new curriculum and assessment.
This resource can be used 1 to 1 or implemented by an adult for a small focus group and even used as whole class recap work. Each activity has a TIP so can be used in a 'quiz' style format and extended using the discussion and talk points for consolidation, reinforcement and clarification.
Available in 6 different levels to suit all children.
This book was produced by Augmentative Communication in Practice: Scotland, an open group composed of people who have an active interest in augmentative communication, including users of AAC, families, carers and professionals from a variety of different disciplines. The main activity is the organisation of an annual Study Day on AAC. The CALL Scotland publishes this book on behalf of the group.
This spreadsheet contains all the comments/ criteria used to track pupils on the PIVATS system. The spreadsheet replaces the need for lots of printed paper and it's easy to see at a glance where each pupil is at. Can easily be adapted. Attached word document explains how to use the spreadsheet.