Reevy Hill Primary School

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Mrs Mowl's Group

Hello! Let's start today with a quickwrite of the sounds we already know. Have you got your exercise book and a pencil?

Grown ups, please ask your child to write letters from the sound mat below, saying the sounds in a random order.

Now we want you to practice your tricky words by singing along to the tricky words song.

Tricky Words song phase 2

Today we are going to learn a new sound. It is the letter u. Watch the video below as Geraldine Giraffe finds out about the letter u.

Geraldine the Giraffe learns /u/ sound

Can you spot the u grapheme in the words below?

  • tug
  • pup
  • mug
  • dug
  • gum


We would like you to practice writing the letter u in your exercise book. Watch the video below which shows how to form the letter correctly then have a go yourself.

Letter formation u

Below are some words. Can you read the words by saying each sound then blending the sounds together to say the whole word? When you have read a word, can you match it to the correct picture?


cup       sun      mud       nut