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Mrs Howarth's Phonics Group

Today, you focus is on the alternative pronunciation for the digraph 'er'.

Have a watch of this video and engage in the activities! 


The final activity that the teacher asks you to complete is quite long. Feel free to complete this activity if you want an extra challenge, but I am more than happy for you to complete the word sort which is underneath the video!

Phase 5b Alternative Pronunciation of er

A quick Phonics session introducing a new pronunciation of the er grapheme

Sort these words into the correct columns in your books! Remember to say them out loud if you are unsure. 

'er' as in 'herb'   'er' as in 'hammer'


Now, read this sentence out loud to an adult:


Can a stern rocker get up a ladder?