Close message Scootle will be undergoing maintenance between 17:00 to 19:00 on 22 February 2024. You may experience intermittent connection during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Search results

Listed under:  Language  >  Language conventions  >  Spelling
Video

Introduction to SSP - Module 4: features of a systematic synthetic phonics approach

This 23-minute professional learning video, presented by literacy expert Jocelyn Seamer, discusses the features of a systematic, synthetic approach to teaching phonics. It includes information on decodable texts, alphabetic code, and how to teach new sounds. The other videos in the series are; The research base of structured ...

Text

Phonics instructional model for reading and spelling

This documents includes information about a phonics instructional model for reading and spelling, it outlines the attributes of instruction, provides a lesson and review model, and a sample systematic synthetic phonics lesson that includes examples of skill application tasks.

Text

Morphology instructional model

This instructional model for morphology outlines the attributes of instruction, a lesson and review model and a sample morphology lesson plan. It illustrates a lesson sequence beginning with a review of previously learnt morphemes, followed by explicit teaching of a new morpheme.

Downloadable

Morphology lesson slides: -s suffix for plural nouns

This sample slideshow presents a ready-to-use morphology lesson to teach adding the -s suffix to create plural nouns, with teacher notes indicating how to teach each part of the lesson.

Downloadable

Morphology lesson slides: -ed suffix plus split digraph words

This sample slideshow presents a ready-to-use morphology lesson to teach the -ed suffix for split digraph (silent e) words, with teacher notes indicating how to teach each part of the lesson.

Downloadable

Phonics lesson slides: Spelling generalisation for soft g and soft c

This sample slideshow presents a ready-to-use phonics lesson to teach the spelling generalisation for the soft g and soft c sounds (sometimes known as the ‘Gentle Cindy’ rule), with teacher notes indicating how to teach each part of the lesson.

Text

Getting started with a phonics progression

This professional learning module explains how to use a phonics progression for reading and spelling, and outlines the skills required for phonological and phonemic awareness development. It contains a recording of a webinar, free downloadable resources and further professional reading. It is the first of seven modules ...

Downloadable

Phonics lesson slides: Syllable division: two-syllable words with a VC/CV pattern

This sample slideshow presents a ready-to-use phonics lesson to teach the syllable division for two-syllable words with a vowel-consonant/consonant-vowel (VC/CV) pattern, with teacher notes indicating how to teach each part of the lesson.

Downloadable

Phonics lesson student worksheet: Syllable division: two-syllable words with VC/CV

This worksheet is for independent student practice of concepts taught in the phonics lesson for syllable division for two-syllable words with a vowel-consonant/consonant-vowel (VC/CV) pattern.

Downloadable

Morphology lesson student worksheet: -un prefix

This worksheet for independent student practice accompanies the morphology lesson slides for adding the un- prefix.

Video

Introduction to SSP - Module 3: key understandings

This 13-minute professional learning video, presented by literacy expert Jocelyn Seamer, discusses key understandings of a systematic, synthetic approach to teaching phonics. It includes information on alphabetic code, sight words, blending and how to meet the needs of all children in the classroom. The other videos in ...

Downloadable

Word and code complexity continuum

This diagram shows the gradual progression of skills that students need to develop so they can read and spell words with increasing complexity.

Text

Morphology instruction and SSP

This self-paced learning module outlines how teaching morphology complements reading and writing instruction. It explains how to plan morphology lessons using explicit instruction and daily reviews that include morphology. The module contains two webinars, free downloadable resources and further professional reading. It ...

Downloadable

Morphology lesson student worksheet: -ing suffix double the final consonant

This worksheet for independent student practice accompanies the morphology lesson slides for when to double the final consonant when adding the -ing suffix.

Video

The Big Six: a whirlwind tour

This one-hour webinar recording provides an overview of the Big Six components of literacy (oral language, phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension). It includes theoretical understandings and practical ideas for the classroom. It is the first in a series of eight webinars about the Big Six ...

Downloadable

Phonics lesson slides: Spelling generalisation for ff ll ss zz

This sample slideshow presents a ready-to-use phonics lesson to teach the spelling generalisation for the ff ll ss zz spelling pattern (sometimes known as the 'floss' rule), with teacher notes indicating how to teach each part of the lesson.

Downloadable

Morphology lesson slides: -un prefix

This sample slideshow presents a ready-to-use morphology lesson to teach adding the un- prefix, with teacher notes indicating how to teach each part of the lesson.

Downloadable

Morphology lesson slides: -ing suffix double the final consonant

This sample slideshow presents a ready-to-use morphology lesson to teach when to double the final consonant when adding the -ing suffix, with teacher notes indicating how to teach each part of the lesson.

Downloadable

Morphology review slides

This example morphology review slide pack is ready for classroom use, and it contain notes for teachers. It can be edited to match any morphology lesson, and aligns with the Literacy Hub phonics progression.

Text

Phonics progression

This evidence-aligned phonics progression includes a sequence of letter-sound correspondences and phonics skills for development across Foundation to year 2.