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Phase 3 Letters & Sounds Information

Twenty-five new graphemes are introduced (one at a time).

 

Set 6: j, v, w, x

Set 7: y, z, zz, qu

Consonant digraphs: ch, sh, th, ng

Vowel digraphs: ai, ee, igh, oa, oo, ar, or, ur, ow, oi, ear, air, ure, er

 

During Phase 3, children will also learn the letter names using an alphabet song, although they will continue to use the sounds when decoding words.

 

Tricky words

 

During Phase 3, the following tricky words (which can't yet be decoded) are introduced:

  • he
  • she
  • we
  • me
  • be
  • was
  • you
  • they
  • all
  • are
  • my
  • her
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