Even though there are no new sounds to learn, the children will learn to recognise words according to how many consonants and vowels they have. The most common of these types of words are:
Consonant - Vowel - Consonant
e.g. sad / dog / van / cod / cat
Consonant - Consonant - Vowel - Consonant
e.g. frog / trap / flat / crab / spam
Consonant - Vowel - Consonant - Consonant
e.g. test / nest / sand / pink / tent
Phase 4 Resources
The following resources will be helpful to you as your child works through Phase 4.
Tricky Words - Phase 4
As well as learning sounds, the children also have to learn tricky words in each phase. Tricky words are words that cannot be easily sounded out (segmented) or blended. They are usually words that we use everyday that are tricky to read or write.
Here are the tricky words that the children should learn whilst working on Phase 4 phonics.
have, like, so, do, some, come, said, were, there, little, one, when, what, out