Vowel digraphs oi and oy -Practice (oi and oy -Look Cover Write)

  • Grade: Year 2
  • Activity type: Interactive Activity
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oi and oy -Look  Cover Write
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  • Vowel digraphs oi and oy -Practice (oi and oy -Look Cover Write)
  • Course: English
  • Grade: Year 2
  • Section: Spelling and Vocabulary (older adobe flash version)
  • Outcome: Vowel Combinations oi and oy
  • Activity Type: Interactive Activity
  • Activity ID: 1782


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Australia – Australian Curriculum expand/collapse

  • Year 2
    • Language
      • Expressing and developing ideas

        • ACELA1471 – Understand how to use digraphs, long vowels, blends and silent letters to spell words, and use morphemes and syllabification to break up simple words and use visual memory to write irregular words

      • Sound and letter knowledge

        • ACELA1474 – Recognise most sound-letter matches including silent letters, vowel/consonant digraphs and many less common sound-letter combinations

New Zealand – National Standards expand/collapse

  • Y3 – Year 3
    • Y3.W – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y3.W.3 – Encoding (spelling) unfamiliar words by:

          • Y3.W.3.a – Using their knowledge of phoneme-grapheme relationships, along with their developing awareness of spelling conventions, to select correct spelling patterns for sounds in words (e.g., spelling the k sound correctly in both catch and kitchen)

          • Y3.W.3.c – Applying their expanding knowledge of graphemes (e.g., of graphemes such as or, awe, oar, and oor, which record similar sounds) to write words correctly

United Kingdom – National Curriculum expand/collapse

  • KS1 – Key Stage 1
    • KS1.En3 – Writing
      • Knowledge, skills and understanding

        • Spelling

          • KS1.En3.4 – Pupils should be taught to:

            • Spelling strategies

              • KS1.En3.4.b – Use their knowledge of sound-symbol relationships and phonological patterns [for example, consonant clusters and vowel phonemes]

              • KS1.En3.4.c – Recognise and use simple spelling patterns

              • KS1.En3.4.d – Write common letter strings

            • Checking spelling

              • KS1.En3.4.h – Use their knowledge of word families and other words

    • KS1.En2 – Reading
      • Knowledge, skills and understanding

        • Reading strategies

          • KS1.En2.1 – Pupils should be taught to read with fluency, accuracy, understanding and enjoyment:

            • Word recognition and graphic knowledge

              • They should be taught phonemic awareness and phonic knowledge to decode and encode words, including to:

                • KS1.En2.1.d – Recognise that the same sounds may have different spellings and that the same spellings may relate to different sounds

                • KS1.En2.1.f – Recognise words with common spelling patterns

                • KS1.En2.1.g – Recognise specific parts of words, including prefixes, suffixes, inflectional endings, plurals

                • KS1.En2.1.h – Link sound and letter patterns, exploring rhyme, alliteration and other sound patterns

United States – Common Core State Standards expand/collapse

  • 1 – Grade 1
    • RF.1 – Reading: Foundational Skills
      • Literacy

        • RF.1.3 – Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

          • RF.1.3.a – Know the spelling-sound correspondences for common consonant digraphs (two letters that represent one sound).

  • 2 – Grade 2
    • RF.2 – Reading: Foundational Skills
      • Literacy

        • RF.2.3 – Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

          • RF.2.3.b – Know spelling-sound correspondences for additional common vowel teams.

    • L.2 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.2.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

          • L.2.2.d – Generalize learned spelling patterns when writing words (e.g., cage → badge; boy → boil).