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Today you are looking at the alternative spelling for the trigraph 'air' sound.  Watch the video below and then have a go at reading the words below that have the alternative "air" spelling in them.   

Alternative "air" spelling pattern is "are". Can you spot the difference spelling of the "air" sound in these words?



fair, dare, stare, stairs, chair

Have a go at reading the words and sentences on the Pheeba 3 "are/air" flip card below.

Now it's time for you to go on phonics play and play 'Dragons Den', to identify the real and alien "are" and "air" words.

When you are logged in click on the resources tab, click "Dragons Den" and click on  phase 3 and select the "are" or "air" sound.

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