Pronunciation of common words with silent letters.
Go to TASK 1 and generate a QR code for students. They play the words and write them down. When they finish, ask them what these words have in common.
Go to TASK 2 and generate a QR code for students. They need to put the words in the right columns. Check and focus on the correct pronunciation.
Possible lead-in: before this activity, play the quokka part of the video. Ask students where quokkas live and focus on the pronunciation of the word “island”. What do you notice?
Optional extension: Ask students to come up with other words that contain a silent letter.
1. They are words with a silent letter.