English / Year 3 / Language / Phonics and word knowledge

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Curriculum content descriptions

Understand how to apply knowledge of letter-sound relationships, syllables, and blending and segmenting to fluently read and write multisyllabic words with more complex letter patterns (ACELA1826)

Elaborations
  • reading and writing more complex words with consonant digraphs and consonant blends, for example ‘shrinking’, ‘against’ and ‘rocket’
  • reading and writing consonant digraphs representing different sounds, for example ‘machine’, ‘change’ and ‘school’
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
ScOT terms

Phonemes,  Syllables,  Reading fluency

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