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Our sounds this week are zz, ch and qu

zz - Monday 

Quick write - phase 2 and 3 tricky words.

the, to, I, no, go, into, he, be, we, me

New word


Blending - 

f-i-zz     ‘fizz’

b-u-zz  ‘buzz,

f-u-zz-y    ‘fuzzy’  ,

j-a-zz    ‘jazz’  ,

g-r-i-zz-l-y    ‘grizzly

 d-i-zz-y     ‘dizzy’

f-i-zz-y    ‘fizzy’



fizz, buzz, fuzzy, jazz, grizzly, dizzy, fizzy

Our Reception Letters and Sounds Phonics lessons teach children to read letters and begin to blend to read words.


Tuesday and Wednesday

Oral Blending –

qu-i-z    ‘quiz’ 

qu-i-t   ‘quit’  ,

qu-i-ck   ‘quick’,

 qu-a-ck    ‘quack’

qu-i-d    ‘quid’

s-qu-i-d     ‘squid’

l-i-qu-i-d     ‘liquid’



quiz, quit, quick, quack, quid, squid, liquid


Write the sentence

quack at the quiz

Tricky Words Phases 2+3

Lesson 39 (part 1) - Reception qu

ch -

Thursday and Friday

Oral blending

ch-o-p    chop

ch-i-n    chin

ch-u-g    chug

ch-e-ck   check

s-u-ch    such

ch-i-p     chip

ch-i-ll    chill

m-u-ch    much

r-i-ch     rich

Segmenting - chop, chin, chug, check, such, chip, chill, much, rich

Mr Thorne Does Phonics - Episode ch