Phonics, Grammar and English Help for Parents

 

English Help for Parents:

 

Mr Thorne does grammar – if you’re stuck on any grammar terminology e.g. adverb, noun please follow this link, and type in the word type you would like help with – it’s brilliant!

https://www.youtube.com/user/breakthruchris

 

Mr Thorne’s introduction to Phonics – similalrly all phase phonemes are covered in Mr Thorne does phonics, simply type in the phoneme your child needs help with.

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7C02D8091C20BA58&feature=plcp

 Birchwood Primary School teaches synthetic phonics through a systematic approach based upon Letters and Sounds Scheme

GRAPHEMES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PHASES. 

 

Phase 2

s

a

t

p

i

n

m

d

g

o

c

k

ck

e

u

r

h

b

f, ff

l,ll

ss

 

Phase 3

j

v

w

x

y

z,zz

qu

ch

sh

th,th

ng

ai

ee

igh

oa

oo,oo

ar

or

ur

ow

oi

ear

air

ure

er

 

 

 

 

Phase 4

ai

rain

ay

day

a-e

gate

ey

they

eigh

eight

oa

boat

ow

snow

oe

toe

o-e

home

o

go

 ee

tree

ea

eat

ey

key

ie

thief

 

igh

night

ie

tie

i-e

time

y

fly

 

or

for

aw

paw

au

autumn

al

talk

our

four

oi

oil

oy

boy

 

 

 

oo

moon

ew

new

ue

blue

 

 

 

ur

burn

ir

bird

er

her

 

 

ow

owl

ou

out

 

 

 

ear

clear

ere

here

eer

deer

 

 

 

In phase 5 we also teach alternative pronunciation for graphemes

i – fin, find

o – hot, cold

a – hat, what

y – yes, by, very

ou – out, shoulder, could, you

c – cat, cent

g – got, giant

 

ea – eat, bread

ow – cow, blow

 

Other important graphemes

wh, ph, kn, gn 

 

Other useful websites:

 

ENGLISH 

www.oxfordowl.co.uk

www.funenglishgames.com

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/magickey/

 

MATHEMATICS

www.mathletics.co.uk/

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/maths

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths

www.uk.ixl.com

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks3/maths

www.multiplication.com/games/all-games

www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/game/ma13tabl-game-tables-grid-find

www.echalk.co.uk

 

PHONICS GAMES

www.parentsintouch.co.uk

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/parents

 www.jollylearning.co.uk/

www.focusonphonics.co.uk/

 www.syntheticphonics.com

 www.phonicsplay.co.uk