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The ‘ar’ phoneme, a story about a Shark in the park

The ‘ar’ phoneme, a story about a Shark in the park
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Key Info
  • The ‘ar’ phoneme, a story about a Shark in the park
  • Duration: 1:19
  • Pup thinks that there is a Shark in the park and tells his friends about it. A repetitive and patterned story featuring the 'ar' phoneme and several rhymes.
  • Subject:

    Literacy

       Topic:

    Phonics

  • Keywords: Phase 3, words, 'ar' , Shark, park, phonological awareness, phonics, phoneme
Ideas for use in class
  • To develop phonological awareness and phonics in order to hear and identify the 'ar' phoneme (as represented by the grapheme 'ar' as in park) in words and to identify rhymes. Give 'thumbs up' when the 'ar' sound or a rhyme is heard. Can the children find/think of any other words with 'ar' in? What are the other ways of representing this phoneme?
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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