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The right shop for spelling

Imagine a shop where you can only buy words and letters. Join the latest customer in the word shop as he browses 'ight' words and 'and' words. The shopkeeper has a storybook and a film to help you understand how letters work together to build words.

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Wrestling the amazing silent letters

Mr Wren teaches wrestling, using lots of 'w' words. You might notice something amazing about the words Mr Wren writes on his board. They all begin with the letter 'w' but when Mr Wren reads them, you will hear a different sound. Find out what's going on at Wren's Wrestling School.

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Are silent letters part of an evil plan?

The evil magician Wordlock explains his plan to destroy the alphabet with silent letters. Wordlock's assistant Miss Spelt tries to point out a problem with his plan. Will Wordlock listen to reason?

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Made in Australia

Ian the magician tries a trick with three pieces of silk. What will he make in his magic tube? Watch him carefully in case he makes a mistake.

Teacher resource

Using 'Letter planet' - Teacher idea

This Teacher idea provides video footage of students using an interactive digital resource L7855 'Letter planet: sh, ch, th' to develop their language skills. It describes and provides access to the digital resource used in the classroom, along with other relevant resources.

Interactive Resource

SpellingCity - iTunes app

Learn and practise your spelling, grammar and vocabulary with 10 multimodal spelling games. Build customised word lists and test yourself on your spelling. SpellingCity is a companion app for the www.spellingcity.com website. Free when reviewed 7/6/15.

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SpellingCity - Google Play app

Learn and practise your spelling, grammar and vocabulary with 10 multimodal spelling games. Build customised word listsand test yourself on your spelling. SpellingCity is a companion app for the www.spellingcity.com website. Free when reviewed 7/6/15.

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Explore letters, words and text

This collection of 16 interactive learning objects supports early years learners to recognise upper- and lower-case letters, words and sentences and to create and sequence multimodal texts. The selected items in the collection are representative of others in their series, and they provide strong visual and audio support ...

Interactive Resource

One-syllable words with the '-ight' letter pattern

This is an interactive spelling and vocabulary list of ten words in which the long 'i' vowel sound followed by 't' is spelt 'ight'. All the words are supported by learning activities. Mouseover allows the user to hear and see each word in the list and its spelling letter by letter, and hear its use in a sentence. The 'Flash ...

Interactive Resource

Words ending in the '-cial' letter pattern

This is an interactive spelling and vocabulary list of six words that end in a sound like 'shul' but use the end letter pattern '-cial' with the 'ia' digraph. All the words are supported by learning activities. Mouseover allows the user to hear and see each word in the list and its spelling letter by letter, and hear its ...

Interactive Resource

Words ending in '-d' with the 'ea' digraph

This is an interactive spelling and vocabulary list of eight words illustrating the use of the 'ea' digraph for the short 'e' vowel sound in words ending in '-d'. All the words are supported by learning activities. Mouseover allows the user to hear and see each word in the list and its spelling letter by letter, and hear ...

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Words ending in the long vowel digraph '-ue'

This is an interactive spelling and vocabulary list of five one- and two-syllable words ending in the '-ue' digraph. All the words are supported by learning activities. Mouseover allows the user to hear and see each word in the list and its spelling letter by letter, and hear its use in a sentence. The 'Flash Cards' button ...

Interactive Resource

One-syllable words ending in 'm' and a silent 'b'

This is an interactive spelling and vocabulary list of eight one-syllable words ending in the spelling pattern of a vowel followed by '-mb'. The letter 'b' is silent. All the words are supported by learning activities. Mouseover allows the user to hear and see each word in the list and its spelling letter by letter, and ...

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Words beginning with 'gui-'

This is an interactive spelling and vocabulary list of six words illustrating the use of the silent letter 'u' in words beginning with 'g-' and followed by the long 'i' vowel sound. All the words are supported by learning activities. Mouseover allows the user to hear and see each word in the list and its spelling letter ...

Interactive Resource

Words beginning with 'moi-' or 'noi-'

This is an interactive spelling and vocabulary list of six words that begin with 'm-' or 'n-' followed by the diphthong digraph 'oi'. All the words are supported by learning activities. Mouseover allows the user to hear and see each word in the list and its spelling letter by letter, and hear its use in a sentence. The ...

Interactive Resource

Words in the 'drought' family

This is an interactive spelling and vocabulary list of three words in the 'drought' family. All the words are supported by learning activities. Mouseover allows the user to hear and see each word in the list and its spelling letter by letter, and hear its use in a sentence. The 'Flash Cards' button links to onscreen and ...

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Words ending in '-ains'

This is an interactive spelling and vocabulary list of eight words with the end spelling pattern '-ains', pronounced using the unstressed schwa vowel sound. All the words are supported by learning activities. Mouseover allows the user to hear and see each word in the list and its spelling letter by letter, and hear its ...

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Words beginning with 'gua-'

This is an interactive spelling and vocabulary list of three words illustrating the use of the silent letter 'u' in words beginning with 'g-' and followed by 'a'. All the words are supported by learning activities. Mouseover allows the user to hear and see each word in the list and its spelling letter by letter, and hear ...

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Words in the 'aisle' family

This is an interactive spelling and vocabulary list of two words belonging to the 'aisle' family. Both words are supported by learning activities. Mouseover allows the user to hear and see each word in the list and its spelling letter by letter, and hear its use in a sentence. The 'Flash Cards' button links to onscreen ...

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Homophones with the long vowel digraph 'ee'

This is an interactive spelling and vocabulary list of 12 words that assists students to use sentence context to distinguish between homophones that contain the long vowel digraph 'ee', such as 'feet' and 'feat'. All the words are supported by learning activities. Mouseover allows the user to hear and see each word in the ...