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Words and pictures: first letter

TLF ID L7858

Meet Di, an artist who paints phrases. Help Di paint three pictures by matching words that start with the same letter. Choose two words that have the same beginning letter such as zebra and zip. Select a third word to make a phrase, for example a zebra under a zip. Watch as Di paints a picture of the phrase. This learning object is one in a series of five objects.

Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students identify words that begin with the same letter.
  • Students construct phrases by selecting words that begin with the same letter and adding a preposition.
Educational value
  • Encourages students to construct phrases by selecting words and prepositions.
  • Provides audio representation of phrases created by students.
  • Includes words that that begin with the same letter.
  • Raises awareness of how prepositions change the spatial relationship between objects.
  • Features visual representations of phrases created by students.
Year level


Learning area
  • english
  • English/Language
  • English/Language
    • English/Comprehension
    • English/Language use
    • English/Listening
    • English/Writing
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Analysis;
    • Modelling;
    • Communication activity;
    • Comprehension activity
    Learning design
    • Experiential learning;
    • Independent learning;
    • Visual learning

    Other details

    • Script writer
    • Subject matter expert
    • Educational validator
    • Name: Lynda Mathews
    • Address: Mount Barker SA 5251 Australia
    • Technical implementer
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL:
    Access profile
    • Colour independence
    • Device independence
    • Hearing independence
    • Generic
    Learning resource type
    • Tablet friendly (Interactive resource)
    • any - minimum version: Microsoft Edge (Windows); Default Android Browser
    • Google Chrome - minimum version: 35+ (Windows, macOS, Android)
    • Firefox - minimum version: 45+ (Windows & Mac)
    • ms-internet explorer - minimum version: 10+ (Windows)
    • Safari - minimum version: 7+ (Mac); Safari for iOS 9+ (iOS)
    Operating systems
    • ms-windows - minimum version: Vista+
    • macos - minimum version: 10.9+
    • ios - minimum version: 9+
    • android - minimum version: 5+
    Platform requirements
    • Due to the use of rich media content, this learning object is suitable for a connection speed of 256kb/s or faster.
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2016, except where indicated under Acknowledgements. Unless otherwise indicated, this material may be used in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licence