Spelling: teaching and learning spelling

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Y3-Y8 (age 8-13) The Teaching Handwriting, Reading and Spelling Skills (THRASS)

Y3-Y8 (age 8-13) The THRASS programme (Teaching Handwriting, Reading and Spelling Skills) THRASS is a structured multi-sensory literacy programme. It increases understanding of the structure of English with its focus on 44 phonemes: 20 vowel sounds and 24 consonant sounds. The THRASS picture chart is a widely-used support for helping pupils make informed speech-sound/spelling decisions.