This week, the children have been learning the Set 1 Sounds m,a,s,t,d.
PDF downloads of the Set 1 Speed Sounds, sent home in bookbags this week, can be found here Parent guide to Read Write Inc. Phonics | Oxford Owl
-Show your child the above sounds and ask them to recount the sound to you.
-Ask your child to trace the sound with their finger, repeating it's phrase as they trace i.e. Maisie, Mountain, Mountain.
-Using a scrap piece of paper and a pencil, allow your child to mark make the sound either independently, or trace around one you have written for them. (This does not need to be sent to school)
This week, the children have been learning to Match and Sort.
Using a selection of loose items at home i.e. toys, Lego bricks, the counting teddies, socks ...
-Show an item to your child and them ask them to find a matching one to make a pair.
-Spread a few items on a table or the floor, allow your child to sort the items into groups.