Dr Walker's Church of England Primary School

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Today we are looking at how to spell some words with two consonants next to each other and counting how many phonemes (sounds) they have. 

Have a watch of the video below which gives you an example of counting the phonemes.

Once you've watched the video below See if you can count how many phonemes each word has in the sentences below. 

How to Count Phonemes

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A shrimp slept in a shell.

A dog can jump high.

A cat is black.


I have put an example below of how I chose to lay it out.