Phonics Home Learning
Please continue to support your child in practising to form the letters accurately, ensuring they start and finish in the correct place.
This will mean you will need to watch how your child's pencil is moving and intervene as appropriate. Your child should not be left to complete these activity independently as they can learn the wrong technique and this will take longer to rectify.
Currently your child has the following graphemes in their book:
Word Reading Home Learning
Please continue to practise the word in your child's "harder to read and spell words" pack. When looking at these, please emphasise the vocabulary "word". Please also reinforce that this pack includes words that cannot be sounded out and should be learnt by sight.
Please spend a few minutes daily asking your child to read these words.
Currently, your child has the following words in their pack:
Word Reading and Comprehension Home Learning
Library books are changed on Monday.
Please read this book to your child, stopping at various points to discuss what has happened and what they think might happen next. You could ask them their opinions about different aspects covered in the book, including asking them which their favourite character and why.
Independent reading books are changed on Friday.
Please allow your child to read to you daily, encouraging them to use "robot arms" and "blending hands" to decode unfamiliar words.
Please encourage your child to reread the sentence with fluency after decoding.