Year 1 Phonics wb 22.2.21



This week our focus sound is 'oa'. We are going to explore the different ways that you can spell this sound - the different graphemes.


Monday 22nd Feb - 'oa' sound written as 'ow'

  • First, watch this short clip.

  • Can you spot any words with the 'oa' sound written as 'ow' in any of your books at home? Perhaps you could go on a sound hunt.

  • Then have a go at writing some words which contain the 'ow' spelling. Ask a grown up to say the word and you have a go at spelling it. Click here for a list of words.

Tuesday 23rd Feb - 'oa' sound written as 'oe'

  • First, watch this short clip.

  • Then have a go at reading real and alien words in the Buried Treasure game. Click on phase 5 and click on the 'oe' box.

  • Then have a go at writing some words which contain the 'oe' spelling. Ask a grown up to say the word and you have a go at spelling it. Click here for a list of words.

Wednesday 24th Feb - 'oa' sound written as 'o-e'

  • First, watch this short clip.

  • Then have a go at reading real and alien words in the Buried Treasure game. Click on phase 5 and click on the 'o-e' box.

  • Then have a go at writing some words which contain the 'o-e' spelling. Ask a grown up to say the word and you have a go at spelling it. Click here for a list of words.

Thursday 25th Feb - 'oa' sound written as 'o'

  • Today, there is an online phonics session to watch and join in with. Click here for the session.

  • You could have a go at writing some words which contain the 'o' spelling if you like. Ask a grown up to say the word and you have a go at spelling it. Click here for a list of words.

Friday 26th Feb - reading and writing Year 1 high frequency words

  • Have a go at reading the words on the tricky trucks. Try the decodable and tricky trucks.

  • Have a go at spelling some of the Year 1 common words in the Little Birds spelling game. Click on Year 1 at the top of the page and then click on a bird box to get a selection of words.