Mini Lessons: English

Season 1
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Season 1, Episode 6 - Year 2: Reading Comprehension Using Inferencing

4.0 4 x
In this lesson, you will learn how to infer when reading a book. Annaka demonstrates how to comprehend a story by putting together the word clues, picture clues and what you already know.
10:00

Season 1, Episode 20 - Year 1: Alliteration

4.0 5 x
In this lesson, you will learn how to recognise and use alliteration. Tahlia demonstrates how to hear alliteration while reading, and she provides the opportunity for you to write your own book using alliteration at home.
09:00

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

3.0 1 x
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 13 - Year F: High Frequency Words

3.0 6 x
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.
09:00

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

4.0 8 x
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.
12:00

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

4.0 7 x
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.
11:00

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

3.0 13 x
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.
12:00

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

4.0 9 x
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 4 (Years 3-4: Text Detectives)

3.0 8 x
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.
09:00

Season 1, Episode 12 (Years F-1: Syllables)

3.0 9 x
In this lesson, you will learn how to hear and identify syllables. Oliver demonstrates how to hear the beat in words and break up words into syllables to decode faster.
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