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CLIP 9686

Words with 'z' in them, a story about Zelda's zipper

Words with 'z' in them, a story about Zelda's zipper

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Key Info
  • Words with 'z' in them, a story about Zelda's zipper
  • Duration: 0:51
  • Words with 'z' in them – a story where Zelda cannot open the zipper on her coat. She calls a succession of friends to help her. Several words, usually names, beginning with a 'z' are heard in this story with repetitive language.
  • Subject:




  • Keywords: Phase 3, words, z, phonological awareness, phonics, phoneme, repetitive language
Ideas for use in class
  • To develop phonological awareness and phonics in order to hear and identify the letter 'z' in words. Play the clip without the visuals and ask children to listen closely for the most common sound. Once this is identified as 'z', hold up a 'z' card when they hear the letter. Watch the clip and give 'thumbs up' when the sound is heard. Can the children find/think of any other words with 'z' in? Children could investigate where the 'z' usually occurs - beginning, middle or end? How many of the words are names?
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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