Monster Phonics Groups
This week teaches the au and air graphemes and the prefix un.
Example words: author, August, dinosaur, astronaut
Example words: air, fair, pair, hair, chair
The prefix un– is added to the beginning of a word without any change to the spelling of the root word.
Example words: unhappy, undo, unload, unfair, unlock
1. Download the PowerPoint. Use this to introduce the au grapheme. Read the au words. The ‘ed’ in ‘haunted’ is pronounced ‘id’. There are 2 types of au words – ones with a silent gh grapheme and ones without (focus on these).