Oral and Phonics includes a balance of games, speaking activities, practical learning activities and written tasks over a 75 min session.
Suitable for K2 – P1 children.
Each 50/50 Oral and Phonics session can be divided roughly as follows:
Time / Details:
— 5 mins Welcome and Book check and chop.
— 5-10 mins Engage game or Role Play (eg. board game, cards or toys.)
— 10-15 mins Daily Conversation activity or Topic of interest to discuss. (focus on dialogue and communication)
— 5-8 mins Phonics Flash Cards (can be an active phonics style game as well)
— 5-10 mins Blending (creating real words using the child’s sounds and putting them in a sentence)
— 10 mins Oxford Exercise Book (writing, reading and listening practice, 1-2 Units.)
— 10 mins Sightwords Exercise Book (sightword learning with writing, colouring and reading, 1-2 SW’s)
— 5-10 mins Story book (if time allows.)
— 2 mins Stickers and Personal Video update sent out.
1. Make it fun and lively.
2. Create a productive learning environment.
3. Grow the child’s confidence to speak and write English.
4. Keep each activity to under 15 min.
5. Produce happy and confident smiles after each session!
– Mr Jamie