Key phonics Vocabulary.
Phoneme - the smallest unit of sound in a word
Grapheme - letter(s) representing a phoneme: t, ai, igh
Digraph - two letters which make one sound
•A consonant digraph contains two consonants sh ck th ll
•A vowel digraph contains at least one vowel ai ee ar oy
Trigraph - three letters, which make one sound tch ear igh dge
Split vowel - a digraph in which the two letters are not adjacent (e.g. a-e as in make or i-e in site)
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