Blending to read

The Ducklings are using their knowledge of the letters and sounds that they have been learning by blending them together to help them read words.

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reading phonics

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Letter B

Little Chicks are learning the letter B this week.

 

follow link for song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SlYTaM1oIwU

Little Chicks looked at objects that begin with B. Little Chicks were asked what begins with B?

They came up with many B…

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Rhyme phonics language

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Write a rhyme

Here are some of the Ducklings using their phonics knowledge confidently to help them spell simple rhyming words such as cat, hat, bat and rat!

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writing Rhyme phonics

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Spelling simple words

The Ducklings are beginning to apply their phonics knowledge to help them spell simple words.

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phonics Spelling

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Rhythm and Rhyme

Little Chicks play the Silly soup rhyming game. They have to sound the rhyming words and then place them in the Silly soup bowl.

They sang the song and then added the rhyming picture words to the bowl. This weeks so far we have rhyming groups have been as follows:

Wet                   …

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phonics Active learning Singing language

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We can spell simple words!

Even though the Ducklings have only learnt a few letters in phonics so far, they can already use this knowledge to help them spell simple words. Amazing!!

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phonics Spelling

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Alliteration

The Ducklings have been listening to the first sounds of different objects and sorting them into different groups accordingly.

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phonics

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Staying Healthy

Little Chicks discussed and learnt about different weather conditions. We looked at different images and weather conditions to determine what clothing should be worn. Little Chicks chose words on the screen to dress the children.

 

 

Draw a picture of your' favourite Teddy in…

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science ICT phonics language

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ow and ou

Ouch or ow?! Theo wrote his ow and ou words on sticky plasters today! What a great idea!

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phonics

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Ai or ay?

Today at home the Ducklings have been learning about the alternative ai sound - ay.

They have been busy looking for this sound in book, writing stories with as many ay words in as they can and chalking ay words! 

Theo has even made a fantastic video (with the help of his daddy!) all about…

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writing reading phonics

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Independent Readers

We are so proud of our Ducklings who are all becoming confident and independent readers.  One of our rainbow challenges this week was to read a caption and match it to the correct picture. This clever Duckling has matched them all up with his friend.

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reading phonics

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Sounding out words

Little Chicks have been sounding out the letters of the alphabet and simple three letter words. Little Chicks took turns to find letters to a word and sound out the letters.

 

 

Make up three letter words and sound them out, cat, dog, hat, bat, for…

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phonics language

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