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Phase 2

When children are introduced to a letter, we use a multi-sensory way: they first hear and say the sound, then see the letter along side a mnemonic. Seeing the mnemonic helps them link the sound to the letter. Finally, they practise the movements needed to form the letter.


*A mnemonic is something that helps us to remember a topic or idea. A mnemonic could be a rhyme, a song, a picture and many more.


My letters and Sounds use pictures behind the letters, an alliteration sentence and an action as a mnemonic (used to help children remember).


In phase 2, sounds should be pronounced in a way that makes blending easier. To help support your child at home, the PowerPoints below provide an audio of the sounds, the alliteration sentence and the picture.