Mini Lessons: English

August 2020
09:00

Season 1, Episode 17 (Year 2: Decoding Words Using Segmenting And Blending)

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You will learn how to segment words into smaller parts to decode unfamiliar words. Ms McAlister demonstrates how to segment using blends, diagraphs and compound words; blend the segments; and re-read while enjoying a book.
10:00

Season 1, Episode 16 (Year F: Decoding Words By Segmenting Individual Sounds)

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You will learn how to segment words into individual sounds to decode unfamiliar words. Ms McAlister demonstrates how to segment words into individual sounds, blend the sounds together and re-read while enjoying a book.
10:00

Season 1, Episode 5 (Years 3-4: Inference Investigators)

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In this lesson, Mrs Jegers teaches you how to make connections when reading. She demonstrates how to use prior knowledge and clues from her character clue bag to make an inference.
09:00

Season 1, Episode 15 (Year 2: Decoding Unfamiliar Words Using Onset And Rime)

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In this lesson, you will learn how to decode unfamiliar words by breaking them up into onset (the starting sound) and rime (the ending of words). Leanne demonstrates how to build and read new words by changing the onset.
13:00

Season 1, Episode 14 (Year F: Decoding Unfamiliar Words Using Context)

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In this lesson, you will learn how to use context to decode the meaning of unfamiliar words. Leanne demonstrates how to use clues in the text and illustrations; make connections; and ask questions when reading.
10:00

Season 1, Episode 4 (Years 3-4: Text Detectives)

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In this lesson, Mrs Jegers teaches you how to make predictions about the content of a text. She demonstrates five simple prediction steps you can take as a text detective.
10:00

Season 1, Episode 11 (Years 1-2: Writing A Retell)

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In this lesson, you will learn how to write a retell. Alex demonstrates the important features of retelling a story, and she provides the opportunity for you to write your own at home.
12:00

Season 1, Episode 13 (Year F: High Frequency Words)

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In this lesson, you will learn how to find and recognise a selection of high-frequency words. Oliver demonstrates how to search for high-frequency words when reading, and how to recognise high-frequency words quickly.
11:00

Season 1, Episode 3 (Years 3-4: Syllable Surfing)

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In this lesson, Mrs Jegers teaches you how to monitor your understanding when you're reading. She demonstrates how to be a syllable surfer, breaking down larger words by identifying vowel sounds and syllables.
10:00

Season 1, Episode 10 (Years 1-2: Writing An Explanation Text)

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In this lesson, you will learn how to write a type of explanation text about the life cycle of a caterpillar. Alex demonstrates the important features of writing a life cycle diagram.
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