Active Literacy

21/04/13 Double Letters

For the past couple of weeks, we have been learning about double letters. We have been learning about ll, ss and ff. There are lots of other double letters too! When we sound out double letters, we sound them together to make one sound. Have a look at some of the clips below!


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23/04/13 – i _ e

This week our sound of the week is magic e and i. Magic e helps i to say its big sound of I. We made a list on the baord of all the words we could think of with the i_e sound from the videos below!

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-Gq17O-HRc">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-Gq17O-HRc</a>

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZhl6YcrxZQ">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZhl6YcrxZQ</a>

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19/03/13 – ‘y’

This week our sound of the week is ‘y’. It comes at the end of words and makes an I sound. It is the same sound as last week. How many ‘y’ words can you write?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lE0_c1-Y-Pg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtbqXjsoejI

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12/03/13 – igh

This week, our sound of the week is ‘igh’. This week 3 letters are making one sound. How many ‘igh’ words can you see at home or walking to school?

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMOZZr3BPbg">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMOZZr3BPbg</a>

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05/03/13 – ou

This week, our sound of the week is ‘ou’. They make the same sound as the letters we learned last week. How many ou words can you see in your house or out for a walk? See how many you can list! It’s a move up the pledge for the person with the most!!

*play the above from 37 seconds
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26/02/13 – ow

This week our sound of the weeks has been ‘ow’! This is the sound you make if you hurst yourself! Enjoy the videos below… how many ow words can you see??

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7BlkkaquHs

http://www.mrthorne.com/ow/
 

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19/02/13

This week our sound is ‘oi’. It makes the same sound as ‘oy’ – a sound that we have previously learned. We have been practicing making our oi sound and how to spell out different words that contain the oi sound.

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05/02/13

This week our sound of the week is the sound au. Have a listen to the sound these two letters make together.


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29/01/13 – aw

This week our sound of the week sound is aw. Have a sneek peek at the video below to find out how this sounds in words….

http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/educational_videos/educational_videos_awesome_aw_song.html
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22/01/13 – u_ e

This week our sound of the week is u and ‘magic e’. Magic e helped u to say the same sound as last week which is the U sound. Have a listen and a look at the videos below. How many u and magic e words can you think of? Write them down!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVC9TayQIh8

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<strong>15/01/13 – ew</strong>

This week our sound of the week sound is 'ew'. We have been learning that in a word, ew cn make the ound 'oo' or 'U'. Have a listen very carefully at the videos below. Can you work out the different sounds??

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30O9NWnbDpA


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07/01/13 – ue

This week our sound of the week is the sound ‘ue’. Have a look at the video below!!


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11/12/12 -o_e

This week, our sound of the week is o and magic e. Magic e helps other vowels to say their BIG name. Look at some of the words in the video below. Can you think of any other magic e and o sounds??

 

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04/12/12 – oe

This week our sound of the week is the sound oe. We have come up with some words that have the oe sound in them. The oe sound is used alot when a word means more than one.

tomatoes

potatoes

heroes

toes

doe

foe

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28/11/12 ow as in pillow

This week we are learning about the ow sound. O and W can make different sounds together they can make an ow sound in owl and and O sound in pillow!

Listen carefully below!!

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23/11/12 ea
This week our sound of the week is ‘ea’. We can use what we have learned to figure out what these two letters say together because…

 

‘When 2 vowels go walking, the first does the talking’

 

This week e does the talking to say its big name E. Can you think of any more words that have the ‘ea’ sound in them? Watch some of the clips below to help you!

 


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This week our sound of the week is a and magic e! We have been learning about how a e is magic if it comes at the end of the word and is not right beside the vowel. Today magic e was helping a to say its BIG sound (A).

 

Click on and have a look at some of the videos below to see how it works!

 

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06/11/12 – ‘ay’

This week our sound of the week is ‘ay’. We are really improving our spelling by using our ‘break down’ sounding out to spell the words!

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30/10/12 Sound of the Week (oa)

This week, our sound of the week is the sound ‘oa’. We have been using the ‘sounding out’ and ‘blending’ techniques to write the words on our own!

See the videos below for some cool tunes and awesome words!

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23/10/12 -Sound of the week (oy)

This week our sound of the week is the sound ‘oy’. We have been learning about words with the oy sound such as joy, boy, toy, royal.

Click on the lnks below to see oy in action!

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09/10/12 -Sound of the week (ai)

This week our sound of the week is the sound ‘ai’. We have been learning about words with the ai sound such as rain, pain, straight, wait.

See the links below for some fun songs and videos about our sound of the week! How many ai words can you find?

 

HEre is a link to help you with the formation of your letters at home:

http://www.doorwayonline.org.uk/letterformation.html

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Sound of the week – 28/09/12 (oo)

Every Tuesday in our class we find out about what our sound of the week is going to be.

This week our sound of the week was oo.

We have been learning to sound out the letters to spell some oo words. We have also been blending sounds together to find out what a word says.

 

 

Below is a link to some oo songs. There are also some links to other sounds that we have been learning.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xk9l6fyxcBE – oo song

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Partner Spelling – 12/09/12

In primary 2, we have been learning how to work in partners to do our spelling. It is lots of fun and we learn about how to spell words from our sound of the week. This week out phonic sound is ‘th’. Mrs Harvey thinks that we are excellent at thinking of words that have our sound of the week in them!



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