Go through flashcards for today’s high frequency words
Revise the graphemes (letter strings) that we have covered previously – show children clue cards with each grapheme on the front and a clue word on the back. Have them say the clue word, then the sound that the grapheme represents e.g. bat, (b)
Read children a story which contains today’s grapheme – the story of Choosy Chester the Chimpanzee (without letting them see the story)
Have children repeat this phrase – ‘C H represents (ch)’
Repeat this phrase several times in different ‘voices’ e.g. loudly, quietly, quickly, slowly etc
Lower ability – circle the correct word (from a choice of 3 words) under a picture
Middle ability – join the correct letters together to make the word to go with a picture e.g.
Higher ability – unscramble the letters to make the correct word to go with a picture e.g.
Extension – complete a Wordsearch with words with today’s grapheme
Revise the phrase for today: ‘C H represents (ch)’
Ask children to think, pair, share as many of the words from today’s lesson as they can
Complete the additional IWB activities e.g. match the word and image and / or guess the missing word