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Great Missenden Church of England Combined School

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Write the word my on a whiteboard. Check that children can read it. Say a sentence using the word. Soundtalk the word, raising a finger for each phoneme. Ask children to do the same. Discuss the letters required for each phoneme, using letter names. Ask children to trace the shapes of the letters with their fingers. Rub the word off  whiteboard and ask all children to write the word on their own whiteboard or paper. Repeat with all her


Children listen to you read the sentences and ask them to write at least one of them without looking at the sentence.

My damp tent smells as bad as a mad skunk.

Do all brown toads grunt and groan?

My chimp had a sandwich for her lunch.


Attached is an activity for the children to have a go at, they need to read the sentence and match it to the correct picture.