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Teach Your Monster to Read

Teach Your Monster to Read is an award-winning phonics and reading game that's helped millions of children learn to read. ... Children create a monster and take it on a magical journey over three extensive games - meeting a host of colourful characters along the way and improving their reading skills as they progress.


I have set the children up with accounts to use. 


The game is in line with our phonics scheme that we use in school. The game covers;

  • The introduction and practice of new graphemes: ay (ai) ou (ow) ie (igh) ea (ee) oy (oi) ir (ur) ue (oo) aw (or) wh (w) ph (f) ew (oo) oe (oa), plus split digraphs a_e, e_e, i_e, o_e, u_e
  • Alternative ways of pronouncing known graphemes: i (pronounced igh) ow (pronounced oa) y (pronounced ee) o (pronounced oa) ie (pronounced ee) ch (pronounced k) c (pronounced s) ea (pronounced e) ou (pronounced oa) g (pronounced j) u (pronounced oo) a (pronounced o)
  • Introduction and practice of further new graphemes including multiple graphemes for the same phoneme family: tch (ch) wr (r) mb (m) ve (v) nk (ng-k) le (l) y (i) dge (j) o (u) gn (n) a al (ar) are ear (air) eer ere (ear) or ear (ur) ou ui (oo) sc st se (s) a ei eigh (ai) ore oor augh (or)
  • Lots of blending and segmenting practice.
  • Introduction and practice of tricky words: oh, their, people, Mr, Mrs, looked, called, asked, your, give, water, where, who, again, thought, through, work, mouse, any, many, laughed, because, different, eyes, friends, once, please, could, would, should
  • Reading and comprehension of sentences, rhymes, and very short stories.


I have provided a loom link of me explaining the game and how to use it. 


This is not a compulsory game, but it can support your child with their phonics and reading development. Plus the children get to create fun monsters, explore different galaxies and solve reading challenges- what is not to love about that! 


Hope you have fun with this game and please let me know of any feedback regarding the game. 


Many thanks,


Mr Armishaw