Pronounce the Sounds

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c c – a – t pronounce the sounds - cat

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Part 1 – Phase 2

Level 1A - s, a, t, p
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s s – a – t card_sat
a p – a – t card_pat
t t – a – p card_tap
p s – a – p card_sap

Level 1B – i, n, m, d
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i t – i – p card_tip
n p – a – n card_pan
m m – a – n card_man
d s – a – d card_sad

Level 2A – g, o, c, k
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g t – a – g card_tag
o p – o – p card_pop
c c – a – t card_cat
k i – n – k card_ink

Level 2B – ck, e, u, r
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
ck s – o – ck card_sock
e p – e – n card_pen
u m – u – g card_mug
r r – u – g card_rug

Level 3A – h, b, f, l
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h h – o – p card_hop
b b – u – s card_bus
f f – i – g card_fig
l l – o – g card_log

Level 3B – ff, ll, ss
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ff p – u – ff card_puff
ll h – i – ll card_hill
ss k – i – ss card_kiss


Part 1 – Phase 3

Level 4A - j, v, w, x
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
j j – u – g card_jug
v v – a – n card_van
w w – i – g card_wig
x f – o – x card_fox

Level 4B - y, z, zz, qu
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y y – u – m card_yum
z z – i – p card_zip
zz j – a – zz card_jazz
qu qu – i – ll card_quill

Level 5A – ch, sh, th, ng
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ch ch – i – ll card_chill
sh sh – o – p card_shop
th m – o – th card_moth
ng h – a – ng card_hang

Level 5B – ai, ee, igh, oa
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
ai r – ai – n card_rain
ee b – ee card_bee
igh l – igh – t card_light
oa b – oa – t card_bone

Level 6A – oo (as in ‘zoo’), oo (as in ‘book’), ar, or
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
oo z – oo card_zoo
oo b – oo – k card_book
ar sh – ar – k card_shark
or f – or – k card_plane

Level 6B – ur, ow, oi, ear
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
ur f – ur card_fur
ow ow – l card_owl
oi oi – l card_oil
ear d – ear card_dear

Level 6C – air, ure, er
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air f – air – y card_fairy
ure c – ure card_cure
er f – l – ow – er card_flower


Part 2 – Phase 4

Level 7A & 7B

No new sounds are taught here, instead we focus on words which use the sounds from the first 6 levels but are in a more complicated pattern: VCC (Vowel, Consonant, Consonant), CCVC and CVCC words.



Part 2 – Phase 5 New Graphemes For Reading:

Level 8A - ay, ou, ie, ea
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ay h – ay card_hay
ou s – c – ou – t card_scout
ie p – ie card_pie
ea l – ea – f card_leaf

Level 8B - oy, ir, ue, aw
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
oy r – oy – a – l card_royal
ir b – ir – d card_bird
ue b – l – ue card_blue
aw y – aw – n card_yawn

Level 8C - wh, ph, ew, oe, au
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
wh wh – i – p card_whip
ph d – o – l – ph – i – n card_dolphin
ew b – l – ew card_blew
oe t – o – m – a – t- oe -s card_tomatoes
au l – au – n – ch card_launch

Level 8D - a_e, e_e, i_e, o_e, u_e
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
a_e p – l – a – n – e card_plane
e_e c – o – n – c – r – e – t – e card_concrete
i_e f f – i – r – e card_fire
o_e b – o – n – e card_bone
u_e f – l – u – t – e card_flute


Part 3 – Phase 5 Alternative Prononunciations

Level 9A - i, o, c, g
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
i as in ‘pig’ p – i – g card_pig
i as in ‘find’ f – i – n – d card_find
o as in ‘pop’ p – o – p card_pop
o as in ‘pony’ p – o – n – y card_pony
c as in ‘cat’ c – a – t pronounce the sounds - cat
c as in ‘pencil’ p – e – n – c – i – l card_pencil
g as in ‘tag’ t – a – g card_tag
g as in ‘giraffe’ g – i – r – a – ff – e card_giraffe
Level 9B - u, ow, ie, ea
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r as in ‘rug’ r – u – g card_rug
u as in ‘pull’ p – u – ll card_pull
ow as in ‘owl’ ow – l card_owl
ow as in ‘snow’ s – n – ow card_snow
ie as in ‘pie’ p – ie card_pie
ie as in ‘field’ f – ie – l – d card_field
ea as in ‘leaf’ l – ea – f card_leaf
e as in ‘meadow’ m – ea – d – ow card_meadow
Level 9C - er, a, y, ch, ou
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er as in ‘flower’ f – l – ow – er card_flower
er as in ‘fern’ f – er – n card_fern
a as in ‘pat’ p – a – t card_pat
a as in ‘wash’ w – a – sh card_wash
y as in ‘yum’ y – u – m card_yum
y as in ‘spy’ s – p – y card_spy
y as in ‘jelly’ j – e – ll – y card_jelly
ch as in ‘chill’ ch – i – ll card_chill
ch as in ‘school’ s – ch – oo – l card_sock
ch as in ‘drench’ d -r – e – n – ch card_ship
ou as in ‘scout’ s – c – ou – t card_scout
ou as in ‘shoulder’ sh – ou – l – d – er card_shoulder
oul as in ‘would’ w – oul – d would
ou as in ‘you’ y – ou card_you

Part 3 – Phase 5 Alternative Spellings

Level 10A - ch, tu, tch
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ch as in ‘cherub’ ch – er – u – b card_cherub
tu as in ‘nature’ n – a – tu – r – e card_nature
tch as in ‘witch’ w – i – tch card_witch
Level 10B - f, ff, ph
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
f as in ‘fish’ f – i – sh card_fish
ff as in ‘sniff’ s – n – i – ff card_sniff
ph as in ‘dolphin’ d – o – l – ph – i – n card_dolphin
Level 11A - j, dge, ge, g
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
j j – u – n – k card_junk
dge h – e – dge card_hedge
ge s – au – s – a – ge card_sausage
g g – i – r – a – ff – e card_giraffe

Level 11B - r, rr, wr
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r r – o – b – o – t card_robot
rr m – a – rr – y card_marry
wr wr – e – ck card_wreck

Level 12 - s, c, ce, ss, se
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
s s – ea – l card_seal
c p – e – n – c – i – l card_pencil
ce b – ou – n – ce card_bounce
ss d – r – e – ss card_dress
se m – ou – se card_mouse


Part 3 – Complete the Code

Level 13 - sh, ci, ti
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sh sh – i – p card_ship
ci m – a – g – i – ci – a – n card_magician
ti m – ar – ti – a – n card_martian
Level 14 - ai, a, ay, a_e
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
ai r – ai – n card_rain
a b – a – b – y card_baby
ay h – ay card_hay
a_e p – l – a – n – e card_plane

Level 15 - ee, ea, y, e
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
ee b – ee card_bee
ea l – ea – f card_leaf
y j – e – ll – y card_jelly
e w – e card_we

Level 16 - igh, i, y, ie, i_e
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
igh l – igh – t card_light
i f – i – n – d card_find
y s – p – y card_spy
ie p – ie card_pie
i_e f – i – r – e card_fire

Level 17 - oa, o, ow, o_e
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
oa b – oa – t card_boat
o p – o – n – y card_pony
ow s – n – ow card_snow
o_e b – o – n – e card_bone

Level 18 - oo, ew, ue, u_e
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
oo b – r – oo – m card_broom
ew b – l – ew card_blew
ue b – l – ue card_blue
u_e f – l – u – t – e card_flute

Level 19 - u, oo, oul
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
u p – u – ll card_pull
oo b – oo – k card_book
oul w – oul – d would

Level 20 - ar, a
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
ar sh – ar – k card_shark
a v – a – se card_vase

Level 21 - or, au, aw, al, ore
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
or f – or – k card_fork
au l – au – n – ch card_launch
aw y – aw – n card_yawn
al ch – al – k card_chalk
ore c – ore card_core

Level 22 - ur, ir, er, ear, or
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
ur t – ur – n – i – p card_turnip
ir b – ir – d card_bird
er f – er – n card_fern
ear ear – th card_earth
or ar – t – w – or – k card_artwork

Level 23 - ow, ou
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
ow ow – l card_owl
ou s – c – ou – t card_scout

Level 24 - oi, oy
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
oi oi – l card_oil
oy r – oy – a – l card_royal

Level 25 - air, ear, are, ere
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
air f – air – y card_fairy
ear b – ear card_bear
are s – c – are – c – r – ow card_scarecrow
ere wh – ere card_where

Level 26 - s, si (zh)
Representation See it in Action Blend Together Say the Word
s t – r – ea – s – ure card_treasure
si t – e – l – e – v – i – si – o – n card_television