Choose Word Sort. Recap all the graphemes along the top of the screen and remind
children that they discovered yesterday that they can all represent the same phoneme.
Click the red button to reveal a word card. Ask a child to sound talk the word. Ask all children
to decide which column this word belongs in. Drag the word to the column most children
Continue with the rest of the words. Keep moving at a quick pace. Encourage the child to watch
carefully where words end up on the chart and to look for patterns. Can they identify the best
bet (which is the most commonly used grapheme for the /ee/ phoneme)? Can they find any
other rules (e.g. graphemes that only occur at the start/end of words or before certain letters)?
Go to Best Bet. Ask the children to discuss in pairs which graphemes are hidden behind the
yellow boxes. Ask them to write them on whiteboards. Click on the yellow boxes to reveal the
Wellbeing activity of the day
Have a look at the wellbeing activity set by Mrs O’Donnell on her blog for today.
Extra Activities – if you would like
Today we are looking at animals that live in the Amazon Rainforest. Have a look at where it is on this map:
The Amazon rainforest in South America is the largest rainforest habitat in the world. The Amazon rainforest reaches over many countries, but most of it is in Brazil. There are lots of different plants and animals that live in the Amazon. Have a look at this to learn more: