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Set 3 Sounds

Your child is now growing in reading ability and confidence. In Set 3, they will learn to: 

  • Read Set 3 Speed Sounds: ea oi a-e i-e o-e u-e aw are ur er ow ai oa ew ire ear ure 

  • Read words containing these new sounds 

  • Read further ‘Red words’ that cannot be read using phonic skills. 

  • Read Blue and Grey Storybooks with increasing speed. 

Set 3 Sounds 

Each sound is linked with a picture and rhyme to help the children learn and remember them: 


Parent video: How to say the sounds

Teaching Set 3 Sounds at Home

This parent video from Read Write Inc. shows how you can help teach and support your child to learn the Set 3 sounds at home.