Your child is now growing in reading ability and confidence. In Set 3, they will learn to:

  • Read Set 3 Speed Sounds: ea oi a-e i-e o-e u-e aw are ur er ow ai oa ew ire ear ure
  • Read words containing these new sounds
  • Read further ‘Red words’ that cannot be read using phonic skills.
  • Read Blue and Grey Storybooks with increasing speed.

Set 3 Sounds

Each sound is linked with a picture and rhyme to help the children learn and remember them:

The pronunciation of Set 3 sounds can be found at 2 mins 30 secs, near the end of the video below.

Teaching Set 3 Sounds at Home

This parent video from Read Write Inc. shows how you can help teach and support your child to learn the Set 3 sounds at home.

Useful Websites

Parent guide to Read Write Inc. Phonics | Oxford Owl – Really useful website that includes a worksheet for each letter of Set 3 to practise letter format.

Set 2 & 3 Parent Reading at Home Booklet 2

Amazon: RWI My Reading and Writing Kit – Becoming a Reader – This is a useful pack that includes sound flashcards, a letter formation booklet and a poster frieze to display at home.

Amazon – RWI Flashcards Set 2 and 3 – A useful pack of flashcards to use when practising sounds and blending.