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Year 1 Assessments

Year 1 Assessments

Recognising capital letters - highlight the letters that they recognise. Easy indicator of what letters to work on. Reading zero to twenty. Tick when children are able to read these key words. I do these assessments at the end of each full term. I then make groups of children to focus on similar sounds/numbers. There is also a differentiated follow up maths worksheet for children to practise reading the numbers zero to twenty.
TwinkleStar68
Guided Reading KS1

Guided Reading KS1

I use these worksheets during my guided reading sessions with Year 1. We make predictions about the front cover, then half way through, and then just before the end. We then reflect on what we predicted. The skimming task is differentiated. The focus is on phase 2 and 3 tricky words. My children highlighted the words in different highlighter pen as it was clearer for them to count the words at the end.
TwinkleStar68
Phonics Planning Guide: Story Wizard Phonics

Phonics Planning Guide: Story Wizard Phonics

Story Wizard Phonics supports children to become young story writers by: using basic shapes to develop fine motor skills and then combining those shapes to form letters (available in both print and cursive) creating ‘word wands’ to trace newly learned phonemes in the air providing guidance for pronunciation including mouth positions and patterns for short and stretched sounds organising phonemes into words (and writing them themselves) discussing the meanings and usage of every word they learn (including exception words) The emphasis is on helping children to understand the shapes, sounds, meanings and usage of the symbols they learn towards becoming word wizards! Every new phoneme is introduced in the context of a word using only phonemes that have been previously taught. This helps children to continuously consolidate their prior learning while also recognising the relationship between sounds, letters and words. Children are encouraged to begin writing sentences with words they have learned and can use these to create their first story book. This planning guide provides an overview of the available resources and how they can be organised across the full academic year including: 14 weeks of expected phonemes (including baseline assessments and monitoring) 12 weeks of consolidation activities (including further monitoring) 10 weeks of advanced phonemes (including additional monitoring) Monitoring and assessment including individual and class tracking Story Wizard Phonics resources are available here.
MagicSounds
Montessori Pink Reading Booklets

Montessori Pink Reading Booklets

Little booklets for beginning readers. The short, three letter phonetic word is on the left side of the open booklet and the picture on the right. 2 booklets for each short vowel sound 6 words and pictures per booklet Instructions on printing and assembling, suggestions for presentation included.
MaryCarr51
Phonics Screening Check Preparation

Phonics Screening Check Preparation

A set of 10 PowerPoint activities to help prepare your class for the Phonics Screening Check. Each PowerPoint includes 40 words, one on each slide. 20 words are pretend or ‘alien’ words and 20 are real words. They are organised in the same way as the screening check, starting with four simple phase 2 words, before moving on to phase 3, 4 and 5 and concluding with more complex words. Get your class to call out together or choose targeted children to decode the words. Fit in during 5 minute gaps or use during a phonics lesson to make sure your entire class are prepared for the screening check!
blossomingminds
Flamingo Pink Activity Pack

Flamingo Pink Activity Pack

An activity pack designed with pink flamingos for a bit of fun learning for ages 4 + This pack includes 5 different activities to promote literacy and numeracy. Activity pack includes: Shadow Match: helps promote problem solving, memory recall, logical thinking, turn taking, shape recognition Number Puzzles: helps promote numeracy concepts 1-10 & 11-20, number recognition, shapes & sequence ABC 123 Memory Match: helps promote letter and number recognition, memory recall, problem solving and logical thinking Upper & Lower Case Letter Match: helps promote letter recognition, language & problem solving Which One is Different? helps promote shape recognition, fine motor skills for pencil grip and visual discrimination Part of my designs include back of card printed images themed to the game. This feature is optional to print but makes your resources unique. All printables have been designed for little learners to easily hold and interact with the cards. I recommend printing this resource on thick card or laminate to allow multiple uses. Please ensure young children are supervised with small objects. Enjoy & spark play! Like my work? Follow me on Facebook at sparkplayaus
laura_d1
Rainforest Poem

Rainforest Poem

A rainforest poem example & low ability writing frame. Poem focuses on the 5 senses, following a pattern. Used with a year 1 class. Sensory word bank included.
DosbarthJJ
Teaching the Letter Ll with ABCmouse

Teaching the Letter Ll with ABCmouse

Teach the letter Ll with ! In this collection, you will find: • A color version of the instructional routine for the letter Ll with direct hyperlinks to ABCmouse activities • A printer-friendly black and white version of the instructional routine for the letter Ll • Letter Pairs Coloring Printable: Ll • Uppercase Letter Tracing Printable: L • Lowercase Letter Tracing Printable: l • The ABCmouse Letter L Music Video ABCmouse makes teaching the alphabet easier than ever with free songs, books, puzzles, games, and Printables. Visit to create a FREE classroom account and access the activities included in the instructional routine, plus hundreds of additional resources for teaching letters and sounds. If you already have a classroom account, log in on your device to be linked directly to each activity below and start teaching the letter Ll with ABCmouse!
ABCmouseforTeachers
Animal Music Notation Rhythm Cards EYFS & KS1 Quavers & Semibreves Pack

Animal Music Notation Rhythm Cards EYFS & KS1 Quavers & Semibreves Pack

These Music Rhythm Cards are to enable children develop early rhythm skills and recognition of musical notation. Rhythms are presented in a child friendly format with colourful animal pictures to support understanding of note length. Also included is a PowerPoint Presentation for teachers, including all rhythm cards and additional notes and guidance to support teaching. The card pack includes a wide range of rhythm cards as well as individual note cards to allow children to compose their own rhythms. This second pack includes extension into quaver and semibreves. The original notation rhythm cards to accompany this pack can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/animal-music-notation-rhythm-cards-eyfs-and-ks1-11822864
MrBallard23
The 2nd 'oa' Games Pack

The 2nd 'oa' Games Pack

A selection of games that can be printed, laminated and used to support teaching and learning the ‘oa’ digraph. This pack includes: ♦ Falling Star Four in a Row (2-player, read the words and try to get four in a row) ♦ Moon Mountain (2-player, leave the last word to win) ♦ Nebular Noughts & Crosses (phonics-based tic tac toe game) ♦ Planetary Pick-Up (2-player roll around the board collecting things/aliens) ♦ Solar Squares (phonics-based boxes game) ♦ Starlight Sudoku (phonics-based selection of 4 by 4 Sudoku puzzles)
First School Years
Year 1 Phonics Revision Books: Vowel Sounds: Set of 4

Year 1 Phonics Revision Books: Vowel Sounds: Set of 4

Set of four phonics workbooks focussed on vowel sounds. Each book includes 45 pages of mixed writing challenges. Book 1: /eɪ/ (ai as in rain, ay as in play) /iː/ (ee as in feed, ea as in heat) Book 2: /aɪ/ (igh as in high, y as in try) /əʊ/ (ow as in slow, oa as in boat) Book 3: /uː/ (oo as in loop, ew as in blew) /ɔɪ/ (oi as in coin, oy as in toy) Book 4: /aʊ/ (ow as in cow, ou as in foul) /əː/ (stressed er as in herb) /ə/ (unstressed er as in over) (also known as the schwa or lazy vowel) Perfect for consolidating learning and revision. 45 pages of activities 1 certificate Activities include: Trace the sound and trace different words with each sound Make a phonic dice and then race to see which word wins Have a go at forming words from the phonemes in the boxes Identify different sounds by using different colours Count the magic stars with each sound and see who has the most Add the correct word to sentences Think of your own words for each sound and write them down See how many words you can find for each sound in a word search Cut out the words and arrange them in the correct columns Draw a picture for each word Includes the Word Wizards and Word Witches with some of their magical friends.
MagicSounds