A comprehensive set of phonemes and their letter combinations to help your students build words.
Use this teaching resource to practice word building with phonemes with your students.
Ask your students to create sight and spelling words using the correct phonemes with this activity. Containing 84 spelling combinations of phonemes, these tiles will help your students develop their phonological awareness and grapheme/phoneme recognition.
Editable tiles are available should you wish to also use this resource for word parts or syllable work.
Australian Curriculum alignment
Understand how to use knowledge of letters and sounds including onset and rime to spell wordsElaborationsrecognising the most common sound made by each letter of the alphabet, including consonants and short vowel sounds, for example âp-opâ ...
Recognise and generate rhyming words, alliteration patterns, syllables and sounds (phonemes) in spoken wordsElaborationsrecognising and producing rhyming words when listening to rhyming stories or rhymes, for example âfunnyâ and âmoney...
Manipulate phonemes in spoken words by addition, deletion and substitution of initial, medial and final phonemes to generate new wordsElaborationsrecognising words that start with a given sound, or end with a given sound, or have a given medial sound...
Use knowledge of letter patterns and morphemes to read and write high-frequency words and words whose spelling is not predictable from their soundsElaborationsusing known words in writing and spelling unknown words using morphemic knowledge of letter...
Recognise and name all upper and lower case letters (graphemes) and know the most common sound that each letter representsElaborationsusing familiar and common letters in handwritten and digital communications (Skills: Literacy)identifying familiar a...
Use short vowels, common long vowels, consonant digraphs and consonant blends when writing, and blend these to read single syllable wordsElaborationsusing knowledge of letters and sounds to write words with short vowels, for example âmanâ, ...
Use most letter-sound matches including vowel digraphs, less common long vowel patterns, letter clusters and silent letters when reading and writing words of one or more syllableElaborationsrecognising when some letters are silent, for example â...
Understand that a letter can represent more than one sound and that a syllable must contain a vowel soundElaborationsrecognising that letters can have more than one sound, for example the letter âuâ in âcutâ, âputâ, â...
Understand how to use knowledge of digraphs, long vowels, blends and silent letters to spell one and two syllable words including some compound wordsElaborationsusing knowledge of known words to spell unknown words, for example using the word â...
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