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Phase 3 phonics

By the time they reach Phase 3, children will already be able to blend and segment words containing the 19 letters taught in Phase 2. Twenty-five new graphemes are introduced (one at a time).


Phonemes: j, v, w, x, y, z, zz, qu

Consonant digraphs: ch, sh, th, ng

Vowel digraphs: ai, ee, igh, oa, oo, ar, or, ur, ow, oi, ear, air, ure, er


Letters and sounds resources: