Words with the vowel trigraph 'ure' as in 'pure'
Note: Words with '-ure' as in 'picture' are in Set 55
Guide to English Spelling
: Including a short history of English spelling to explain the quirks of the English language and a pronunciation guide for the relevant sounds along with interesting spelling related facts
for each sound and each spelling (A5 size) with pronunciation guidance using the International Phonetic Alphabet (index is in the Spelling Guide)
cut out the sounds and words to experiment with arranging them into different sentences and words
Sentence Maker Powerpoint:
as above but suitable for use on whiteboards/computers/tablets. Simply drag the words and letters to create words and sentences
Word Wizard sheets:
Traceable words with different letter forms to build confidence and familiarity of the shapes (and their variations). Includes space to write themselves in freeform
Pre-cursive, cursive, serif, sans-serif and ornamental typefaces are used in these resources to help students develop familiarity with letters across different media.
- Cursive (and pre-cursive) writing supports the development of handwriting.
- Serif typefaces are designed to be easily read on media with reflected light (like books and newspapers) and are often used for lengthy texts.
- Sans-serif typefaces are designed to be comfortable to read on backlit screens (like computers).