Phase 4 phonics lasts at least 4 to 6 weeks and teaches children to blend and segment longer words with adjacent consonants.
By the time children start phase 4, they will be able to represent each of 42 phonemes with a grapheme. They will also be able to read and spell CVC words, including simple two-syllable words and captions. They will know all letter names and be able to read and spell some tricky words.
What is taught?
This stage o consolidate knowledge of learned graphemes by reading and spelling words containing adjacent consonants and polysyllabic words.
Monster Phonics makes learning high-frequency ‘tricky’ words easier.
Phase 4 planning and resources are found in the Reception section of the Monster Phonics Resources area.
Monster Phonics follows the Letters and Sounds suggested order for teaching letters and provides suitable words containing adjacent consonants. Words can be selected as needed for an activity. Monster Phonics makes learning high-frequency ‘tricky’ words. It makes it possible to teach important but simple phonetic rules.
Tricky Words List: so, do, out, like, have, when, some, come, what, said, were.
Monster Phonics makes learning high-frequency ‘tricky’ words at the stage easier. Download the Monster Phonics Phase 4 Tricky Words Tabletop Chart and Flashcards.