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English / Foundation / Language / Phonics and word knowledge

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Curriculum content descriptions

Understand that words are units of meaning and can be made of more than one meaningful part (ACELA1818)

  • learning that words are made up of meaningful parts, for example ’dogs’ has two meaningful parts ’dog’ and ’s’ meaning more than one
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
ScOT terms

Word stems

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English Year F with Ms McAlister: Decoding words by segmenting individual sounds

In this lesson, you will learn how to segment words into individual sounds to decode words. Ms McAlister demonstrates how to segment words into individual sounds, blend the sounds together and re-read while enjoying a book. She provides opportunities for you to use your phonological knowledge when reading at home.

Teacher resource

Teaching AC English

This is a resource for instructional leaders and teachers containing video vignettes and supporting text that demonstrate differentiation and explicit teaching of the Australian Curriculum: English in the areas of reading, spelling, punctuation and grammar across a range of classrooms from Foundation to year 10. The vignettes ...