Phonics Overview

What is Phonics?

Stage 1


Class 1

In this class we will focus on the following letters:

m, c, t, p, a, o

Please ensure to also listen to the recording and try following.

Class 4

In this class we will learn the following letters:

n

You will also be able to review the letters learned in Classes 1, 2 & 3.

Class 2

In this class we will learn the following letters:

s, g

You will also be able to review the letters learned in class 1.

Class 5

In this class we will learn the following letters:

v, w, y, z, j, k, e

You will also be able to review the letters learned in Classes 1, 2, 3 & 4.

Class 3

In this class we will learn the following letters:

r, l, d, b, f, h, i, u

You will also be able to review the letters learned in Classes 1 & 2.

Class 6

In this class, we will review letters learned in all previous classes.

Try listening to your own sound when saying the letters.

If you don’t understand something, try going back.

Stage 2


Class 1

In this class we will review the following letters:

Review of Stage 1.

Do you still know how to sound out the letters?

Class 4

In this class we will learn the following letters:

Review of Class 3 + wh

The sound “wh” is not a digraph. Does not make the same sound.

Class 2

In this class we will learn the following letters:

ll, ss, ff, zz

Two of the same letters combined, make a short sound.

Class 5

In this class we will learn the following letters:

ng, ll, ff. sh, ch, th

ng can be pronounced both hard and soft.

Class 3

In this class we will learn the following letters:

sh, ch, th

Two different letters making one sound are called digraphs.

Class 6

In this class we will learn the following letters:

ng, ck, x, qu

You have arrived at the end of Stage 2! Hooray!

Stage 3


Class 1

In this class we will learn the following letters:

ng, ck, x, qu

Do you still know how to sound out the letters?

Class 4

In this class we will learn the following:

Consonant clusters at the beginning and/or end

Focus on how the sound moves from letter to letter.

Class 2

In this class we will learn the following:

consonant clusters at the end

Focus on how the sound moves from letter to letter.

Class 5

In this class we will learn the following:

Consonant clusters at the beginning and/or end

Focus on the sound from letter to letter.

Class 3

In this class we will learn the following:

consonant clusters at the beginning

Focus on how the sound moves from letter to letter.

Class 6

In this class we will learn the following:

consonant clusters at the beginning and/or end

Focus on the sound from letter to letter.

Stage 4


Class 1

In this class we will learn the following:

ee

Pay attention to the different letter patterns that make up the same sound.

Class 4

In this class we will learn the following:

oe

Pay attention to the different letter patterns that make up the same sound.

Class 2

In this class we will learn the following:

ie

Pay attention to the different letter patterns that make up the same sound.

Class 5

In this class we will learn the following:

ai

Pay attention to the different letter patterns that make up the same sound.

Class 3

In this class we will learn the following:

ee, ie, n, r

Pay attention to the various letter patterns that make the same sound as the above

Class 6

In this class we will learn the following:

ee, ie, oe, ai

Pay attention to the different letter patterns that make up the same sound.

Stage 5


Class 1

In this class we will learn the following:

ue, split vowels

Pay attention to how the different letter patterns make up the same sounds.

Class 4

In this class we will learn the following:

ow

Pay attention to how the different letter patterns make up the same sound.

Class 2

In this class we will learn the following:

ee, ie, oe, ai, ue, s, er

Pay attention to how the different letter patterns make up the same sound.

Class 5

In this class we will learn the following:

oi, le

Pay attention to the different letter patterns that make up the same sound.

Class 3

In this class we will learn the following:

oo

Pay attention to the different letter patterns that make up the same sound.

Class 6

In this class we will learn the following:

ee, ie, oe, a, ue, oo, ow, oi

Pay attention to the different letter patterns that make up the same sound.