Monster Phonics Groups
1. Download the PowerPoint. Use this to introduce the ir grapheme.
2. Watch the video ‘Tricky Witch Birthday Girl’. Ask the children to make the Tricky Witch (wave a pretend wand) action each time they hear an ir word. How many ir words can they recall at the end of the song?
3. Download the activity. Tricky Witch wants to make a new birthday cake to say sorry for ruining the cake mix! She doesn’t have time to bake a cake so she wants to cast a spell instead. Ask the children to complete the spell for ir using the clues sheet.