Our focus for the spelling lessons this week has been alternative pronunciations.
Here are the alternative pronunciations that we have focused on this week:
er in 'stern' or er in 'letter'
ch in 'chip' or ch (c) in 'Christmas'
a in 'cat' or a (ai) in 'acorn'
Your challenge: How many words can you think of for 'er', 'ch' and 'a'? Write them down. You may want to record the words as shown below to show the different pronunciations: