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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 these sounds can be found near the end of the below video.




Teaching Set 3 sounds at home 

This useful video, made by an RWI lead teacher, shows how you can help to teach your child 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 formation.

Set 3 Parent booklet

Amazon: RWI Parent Pack 3 - 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.