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The /ai/ - Mr Thorne Does Phonics

Watch UK school teacher Mr Thorne and Youtube sensation Geraldine the Giraffe take you on a learning journey through the world of phonics, grammar, spelling ...


 We will be learning two new sounds each week. Today we will be learning the ai sound. The ai digraph is when two letter shapes make one sound. Can you practise saying the ai sound? Watch Mr Thorne Does Phonics on You tube teaching the ai sound to help you. Here are some words with the ai sound blended in:






Can you think of any more? Now have a go at writing a sentence in your book using one of those words. For example;     The snail is in the rain

 Remember to read to your grown up every day and practise reading phase 2 and 3 tricky words!


Practise counting on in 1's to 20. Can you use your number line to count backwards from 20 to 0? Can you point to 8? 12? 15? 18?

We will be learning a different number each week. This week's number is 15. Can you tell your grown up what you know about 15? For example which number is one less than 15? One more than 15? 15 is between ....... and ........  Can you count out 15 items at home? Can you practise writing 15? Watch Number Blocks about number 15!

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