English / Year 3 / Language / Phonics and word knowledge

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Curriculum content descriptions

Know how to use common prefixes and suffixes, and generalisations for adding a suffix to a base word (ACELA1827)

Elaborations
  • exploring generalisations for adding a suffix to a base word to form a plural or past tense, for example to make a word plural when it ends in ‘ss’, ‘sh’, ‘ch’ or ‘z’, add ‘es’
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
ScOT terms

Affixes

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 ...

Teacher resource

Spelling - sorting words

This is a resource for instructional leaders and teachers that contains a video vignette and supporting text illustrating the use of explicit teaching in year 3, year 7 and year 8 English classes to build spelling knowledge across the years of schooling. The video shows the three class teachers engaging in professional ...