Level 1: words with “short” vowels and up to seven sounds, including plurals and past tense.
Level 2: consonant digraphs, basic suffixes, and up to three-syllable words with varied stress
Level 3: ‘Short/long’ vowel contrasts, ‘soft’ C and G, extra suffixes and some prefixes
Level 4: Introducing vowel digraphs, one at a time.
Level 5: Vowel digraphs, two at a time (revising level 4 sounds and adding a spelling for each)
August 2021: The rest of the workbooks in this teaching sequence are still in development, apologies! Like Books 1-5 they will follow approximately the same teaching sequence as the Phonic Books, Sounds-Write program and books and Forward With Phonics resources.
Level 6: Reviewing CVC to CCVCC words, consonant digraphs, and up to five spellings of each of seven vowel sounds.
Level 7: Reviewing and expanding vowel spelling knowledge, with up to eight spellings for each sound.
Level 8: A few more vowels, some consonants with several spellings, and words with Latin suffixes.
Level 9: Extra work on bases, prefixes and suffixes.