Program Updates

Catch up on all the latest updates and enhancements.
All files have been updated in the program.

💥 Major Updates
🔧 Fixes & Improvements  

March 2024

🔧   M1.1.1   
UPDATED Say Then Take Away 
A few words have been updated. Please replace the Word List.

January 2024

💥    M1        M2        M3   
Chunk Check Updated
To reduce confusion around 'automatic' versus 'fluent' Chunk Check stages have been updated to: Stage 1 (Accurate) and Stage 2 (Automatic). The Chunk Check activity remains unchanged. Updates are included below. Download and replace when new copies are required: 

🔧 UPDATED Chunk Check Instructions
🔧 UPDATED Chunk Check Master Script
🔧 UPDATED Chunk Check Daily Tracker
🔧 UPDATED Chunk Check Monitoring Page

🔧 UPDATED Session Practice Guides  
🔧 UPDATED Program Content Summaries

💥  M2.1  
NEW Activities:
Introducing Silent e with script to support your first session.
Word Wizard sheets added.
🔧 UPDATED Module 2 Content Summary

December 2023 Updates

🔧 UPDATED Curated Resources
including 25 new passages from Reading Elephant, Smart & Special Teaching and Stitched Together Teaching.

November 2023 Updates

Form B replaced with 7 & 8 Years Form. Adjustments made on all three forms.
View full details HERE
Download latest version under Monitoring>Screen>About CHIPS 

🔧    M1.4   
Hear; Question 2. "poll & pole" replaced with "back & bake"

September 2023 Updates

💥   M1.2.2 & M1.2.3  
NEW Say It Series
To support children who struggle to blend two sounds. M1.1.2 (HEAR) activities include: Say It; Find It; Say It, Make It; and Say It, Delete It. M1.1.3 (SEE) activity is: Say It, Read It. Some additional resources have been updated as a result of these changes:  

🔧 UPDATED Session Practice Guides (M1.1.2 and M1.1.3) 
🔧 UPDATED Model of Mastery Activities by Step
🔧 UPDATED Module 1 Content Summary

August Updates

💥    M1        M2        M3   
Curated List of Progressive Phonics titles now available
Over 100 FREE titles curated to the Read3 Scope & Sequence.

June 2023 Updates

💥      Terms of Service     
Administration fees
Changes to Licenced Users - see "Licence Fee" in "Terms of service" link above.

Added another activity sheet to BCGH

💥    M1        M2        M3   
Curated List of SPELD SA Phonics Books now available
Over 100 FREE titles curated to the Read3 Scope & Sequence.

May 2023 Updates

💥 UPDATED Model of Mastery Activities by Step
  Read3 Model of Mastery by Step  

🔧 UPDATED Model of Mastery Guide Sheet
  Read3 Model of Mastery  

January 2023 Updates

🔧 UPDATED See "Memory" Activities
    M1.1.1       M1.2.1     

🔧 NEW See "Go Fish" Activities

🔧 NEW Auto "Letter Play" Activities
    M1.1.2       M1.2.1 & M1.2.2    

🔧 UPDATED Auto "Letter Line-Up" Activities

🔧 UPDATED Auto "Say That Sound" Activities
    M1.2.1 & M1.2.2   

🔧   M1 Content Summary  
Module 1 Content Summary 
The Program Content Summary for Module 1 has been updated to include new activities and reordered to follow the sequence outlined in the Model of Mastery.

💥  Session Practice Guides   
Session Practice Guides
All guides have been updated with the activities reordered to follow the sequence outlined in the Model of Mastery.

💥    M1.1       M1.2        M1.3       M1.5    
Updated: Easy Alphabet 'Introduction' Sheets
The Easy Alphabet Practice Sheets have been updated to include the new universal beginner font that features on the printed cards. Located in M1.1, M1.2, M1.3, M1.5.

💥    M1.1       M1.2        M1.3       M1.5    
NEW: Easy Alphabet 'Handwriting' Sheets
Introduced in M1.1, M1.2, M1.3, M1.5 to supplement the Easy Alphabet Introduction Sheets.

💥   New and Update activities 
New & Updated
New & updated activities have now been added to several steps in the program. You will see these with "NEW" or "UPDATED" written beside them. 

🔧    Module Folder Covers   
Module Folder Covers
Print out Module Folder Covers to keep your Module Content in one handy place.

November 2022 Updates

💥    M1.1   
Decoding Words; Question 8. "of" replaced with "an"

💥    M1.4       M1.5   
Analysing The Results; Updated the scores

💥     M2.1   
Reading and Spelling; Question 7. "come" replaced with "some". Question 8  "some" replaced with "come"

🔧    M1.3   
Phonological Awareness; Question 1. Explanation of question corrected

🔧  STIKI Quiz  
All STIKI Quizzes (Module 1 to Module 3) have been with "Year/Class" replacing "Age/Year" 

💥     M2.2.1   
Sorting Syllable Types
"Short Vowel Sound" character was missing.

🔧    M1.3   
Memory Letter Sounds
The picture 'story' for "qu" updated. 

September 2022 Updates

🔧   Simple User Guide   
The Read3 Simple User Guide has had some minor updates plus significant updates to the monitoring section including Chunk Check, STIKI Quiz and 60 Word Stories. 

July 2022 Updates

🔧    Program Content Summary   
The Program Content Summaries for Module 1 & 2 have been updated and the Program Content Summary for Module 3 has been added. 

💥    M1.1       M1.2   
Say and Snap
Small adjustment to bring 'of' into M1.2 where /f/ is introduced. This makes the variation of /v/ in the word 'of' more closely linked ot code being taught.
In Step 1 'I' replaces 'of'. In Step 2 'of' replaces 'not' which is fully decodable.

🔧    M1.3 Starter   
Word Maker and U-Know Words 
To help overcome delays with physical card deliveries, digital versions of Word Maker Cards and U-Know Words Cards are now included.

June 2022 Updates

🔧    Monitoring   
Chunk Check Record of Mastery 
M2.3 updated to reflect new Chunk Check activities.

🔧    M1.3     
'At The Dam' 60 Word Story Correction 
Paragraph two in story #3 Bad Bug has been updated. The word 'run' has been changed to 'ran' to remove the past/present tense contradiction within the story. 

💥    M1        M2        M3   
Chunk Check
Updates to instruction sheet, the script and Daily Sounds Record Sheet.
Improved clarification on what to record daily. Learn more HERE.  

💥     M2.3   
Chunk Check
Complete overhaul of M2.3 Chunk Check - child now reads 18 words with endings each day.

May 2022 Updates

💥    M2   
NEW STIKI Quizzes 
Now included in every step! Be sure to print a set. 

💥    M3.1   
STIKI Quiz Released
Step 1 & Step 2 quizzes are available.

April 2022 Updates

💥    M3.2   
M3 Step 2 Released

Purchase here for Professionals
Purchase here for Parents

💥    Monitoring   
Monitoring Video Updated
Updated video outlines the two stages of Chunk Check: Accuracy (1)  and Fluency (2). Viewing recommended.

🔧    Monitoring   
Chunk Check Record of Mastery
Step 2 had been added to the Module 3 Chunk Check Record of Mastery.

🔧    M3.1   
Curated Resources
Progressive Phonics resources relate to Lesson 3 not Lesson 1 at indicated previously. Little Learners Love Literacy Pip and Tim Series (Stage 5 & 6) have been added.

March 2022 Updates

💥    M1        M2        M3   
60 Word Stories Timesheets
Formula changed on all timesheets to calculate Word Correct Per Minute not Words Per Minute. 

🔧    M1.1          M1.3 Starter    
Sound Train Onset-Rhyme (Lesson 2)
Small typo on the instruction sheet. Child missing a "i" 

🔧     M2.1   
Vowel Switch Bingo
Incorrect activity aim has been updated. 

💥   M3.1   
CCC Extension Added (Lesson 2)
New Video and Extension Activities added. Session Practise Guide updated.

February 2022 Updates

🔧    Monitoring   
'Chunk Check Progress Monitoring' name updated to 'Chunk Check Record of Mastery'
The name has been changed to better reflect the purpose of the document. The 'stages' of mastery within each step have been updated to 'subsets'. Please note: 'subsets' can be completed individually (for those with more significant challenges) or as a whole step/lesson.

🔧    M1 Intro   
Say Then Take Away - Script
Child was saying "tree" when they should say "gum" (second half of script) 

💥    M2.3   
ER Start Again Sentences
Sentences updated to include more "er" words

🔧     M3.1    
Signposting Added
A banner has been added to the top of all M3.1 pages to help with sign posting. Specific page content has not been altered.

🔧    M3.1   
Say & Snap (Lesson 1)
Say & Snap has been moved from Lesson 2 to Lesson 1. This gives children more time to practise these tricky words. We recommend you continue with Say & Snap throughout Lesson 2 and 3. Updated Session Practise Guides for each lesson reflect this.

💥    M3.1   
TCH extension added (Lesson 1)
New Video and Extension Activities added. Session Practise Guide updated.

💥    M3.1   
Word Maker (Lesson 1)
With the introduction of the TCH extension. TCH Word Maker cards have been removed from this activity.

🔧   M3.1  
Add an Ending Word Cards (Lesson 2)
Some Word Cards have been removed from this activity and are now included in the printed Word Cards included in Step 2. This change allowed for a variety of short and long vowel words to be included M3.2 without any duplications. You may wish to remove the duplicate cards from M3.1 Add an Ending but it it not essential.

November 2021 Updates

🔧   M1.1  
STIKI Quiz   
Q3. Minor word changes. Changed "pop" to "mop" and "man" to "pan".