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Letter planet: igh, ear, str

TLF ID L7856

Help a stranded space traveller return home by filling three fuel tanks with words that have the same letter pattern. Select words with combinations of 'igh', 'ear' or 'str'. Read and listen to model words. Select similar words with the same pattern and place them in the fuel tank. Then construct sentences by putting words in the appropriate order. Identify the word with the chosen letter combinations. This learning object is one of a series of five objects.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students identify words containing the three-letter clusters: igh, ear and str.
  • Students construct sentences by placing words in the correct order.
Educational value
  • Models how the sound and three-letter cluster 'igh' as in 'night' forms part of a word.
  • Models how the sound and three-letter cluster 'ear' as in 'clear' forms part of a word.
  • Models how the sound and three-letter cluster 'str' as in 'strange' forms part of a word.
  • Includes audio representation of written words containing the three-letter clusters: igh, ear and str.
  • Provides opportunities to identify words containing three-letter clusters: igh, ear and str.
  • Highlights importance of word order in the construction of sentence meaning.
  • Structured feedback includes audio support of three-letter cluster sounds.
Year level

3

Learning area
  • english
Strand
  • English/Language
    Concept
    • English/Comprehension
    • English/Listening
    • English/Multimedia texts
    Skill
    • Knowledge;
    • Comprehension;
    • Application;
    • Analysis
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Analysis;
    • Modelling;
    • Comprehension activity
    Learning design
    • Experiential learning;
    • Independent learning;
    • Visual learning

    Other details

    Contributors
    • Script writer
    • Name: Marcelle Holliday
    • Address: Little Hartley NSW 2790 Australia
    • Subject matter expert
    • Name: Marcelle Holliday
    • Address: Little Hartley NSW 2790 Australia
    • Educational validator
    • Technical implementer
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au
    Access profile
    • Colour independence
    • Device independence
    • Hearing independence
    • Generic
    Learning resource type
    • Tablet friendly (Interactive resource)
    Browsers
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS-Windows)
    • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
    • Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
    Operating systems
    • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
    • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
    Platform requirements
    • Due to the use of rich media content, this learning object is suitable for a connection speed of 256kb/s or faster.
    Rights
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.