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The Vowel Generator

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Every two-letter digraph in English can be generated using a combination of only eight letters. This is a fact not widely known.

This topic sets out a framework for discovery of these combinations, a by-product of which is a greater understanding of the digraphs that are illegal. This in turn engenders a deeper-level knowledge of how our writing system operates and helps pupils make spelling choices with increasing accuracy.

Resources: worksheets, example lesson and wordlist

Knowledge strand: visual, phonological

visual phonological knowledge

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