Activity: focus sound today is j
How to do it: Say the sound j and say ‘down the jack in a box and dot his head’. Children practise writing this sound. Fred talk these words.
The aim is for the children to blend those sounds and be able to say the word.
Spelling: The children can have a go at writing the words. Say the word jog. Ask how many sounds in that word, hold up your fred fingers. Say the word jog and pinch the sounds on your fingers. Children have a go at writing that word down. Repeat process for words with j in.
If you find it tricky: Model the writing process first.
Challenge: Spell words like jump, jack.