Catch the Space Ships (Next Letters and Sounds)
The fifth phonics practice game for the 'Next Letters and Sounds' progression (space theme)
You need to catch 10 space ship words. Listen to each space console and drag the word to the one with the matching sound. This game has a progression of stages that takes pupils through the first letters and sounds b, f, l, j, v, w, x, y, z, ck, ff, ll, ss, zz and qu.
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A comprehensive set of Phonics games for emerging readers of all abilities. These follow commonly accepted progressions through initial letters, digraphs, consonant patterns and alternative spellings and pronunciations. As a teacher, you can specify exactly which words you want to play with, choosing them from word groups organised by phonic features. The games are ideal as lesson starters or for pupils to play, individually or in small groups, at a stage that suits their ability.