Revise the sounds with alternative spellings ai, ay and a_e
Know that when g is followed by the vowels e,i or y its sound can change to /j/.
Look at these words, say eat word blending the sounds slowly.
laid wait way May ape ate
Revise the ‘soft <c>’ and then introduce the ‘soft <g>’
In words where the letter <g> Is followed by the the vowels <e>, <i>, or <y>, it’s sound is usually changed from /g/ to /j/.
e.g. cabbage giant gymnast
Make a list of soft g words
Look at this silly sentence
The dangerous giant made large magic cabbages and oranges.
Can you make up a silly sentence from your list?
The <i> sound in orange is spelt with <a>.
What words can you find inside ‘vegetable’?
When we say the word April, we use the ‘ say it as it sounds rule’.
Spelling Sheet 8
Write these words
gem, margin, germ, giant, large, urgent
1. Oranges grow on trees.
2. Always draw a margin on your page.
3. There are large gems on the giant’s sword.