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'igh' PowerPoint

'igh' PowerPoint

This PowerPoint presentation is designed to support teaching and learning the 'igh' (long i) grapheme. It contains... ♦ Sound and picture slides. ♦ Decodable 'real word' slides (colour-coded and black). ♦ Decodable 'alien word' slides (colour-coded and black). ♦ Animated, decodable 'root word' slides. ♦ Animated, decodable 'syllable' slides. ♦ A slide showing three levels of decodable words containing the 'igh' grapheme. ♦ A set of spelling pictures with a link to the words. ♦ Three 'silly sentences' containing lots of 'igh' words. ♦ A 'How many words can you make...?' silde. The file is in .pps format and will work in PowerPoint from 2003 onwards. If you're not sure if it will work on your system, please download our free a-e (split digraph) sample to check. Other graphemes available to purchase soon!

By First School Years

More Alphabet letters activities, Matching pictures to letters, Upper/Lower case, Trace over dots

More Alphabet letters activities, Matching pictures to letters, Upper/Lower case, Trace over dots

I have uploaded differentiated sets of worksheets to support students' learning of the alphabet. Aimed at: Reception/Year 1 Total download: 80 Sheets Included: 1. Alphabet worksheets with three pictures and letters on each page for students to draw lines to match up. (Lower case letters). 2. Alphabet worksheets with three pictures and letters on each page for students to draw lines to match up. (Upper case letters). 3. Alphabet worksheets with three pictures and letters on each page for students to draw lines to match up. (Lower case letters with letters underlined). 4. Alphabet worksheets with three pictures and letters on each page for students to trace over the dotted letters and then write letters and draw lines to match up. (Lower case letters). 5. Alphabet worksheets with three pictures and letters on each page for students to trace over the dotted letters and then write letters and draw lines to match up. (Upper case letters). Students can colour in the pictures. 6. Laminate for write and wipe: Alphabet worksheets with four pictures and letters on each page for students to trace over the dotted letters and then write letters and draw lines to match up. (Lower case letters). 7. Laminate for write and wipe: Alphabet worksheets with four pictures and letters on each page for students to trace over the dotted letters and then write letters and draw lines to match up. (Upper case letters). Visit my store for the freebie that goes with this resource. Thank you for looking. File Type: Pdf

By Ro_Milli0110

The Ship

The Ship

This is the fifth of five short stories that have been written using the first 500 high frequency words in the English language. This story uses the first 500 words with illustrations for additional words. There are 5 worksheets to accompany the story. These are gapfill exercises to test students understanding of each word. The first story of 100 words is free if you would like to sample this activity.

By gmb65

'ee' PowerPoint

'ee' PowerPoint

This PowerPoint presentation is designed to support teaching and learning the 'ee' (long e) grapheme. It contains... ♦ Sound and picture slides. ♦ Decodable 'real word' slides (colour-coded and black). ♦ Decodable 'alien word' slides (colour-coded and black). ♦ Animated, decodable 'root word' slides. ♦ Animated, decodable 'syllable' slides. ♦ A slide showing three levels of decodable words containing the 'ee' grapheme. ♦ A set of spelling pictures with a link to the words. ♦ Three 'silly sentences' containing lots of 'ee' words. ♦ A 'How many words can you make...?' silde. The file is in .pps format and will work in PowerPoint from 2003 onwards. If you're not sure if it will work on your system, please download our free a-e (split digraph) sample to check. Other graphemes available to purchase soon!

By First School Years

SHAKESPEAREAN SONNET: LESSON AND RESOURCES

SHAKESPEAREAN SONNET: LESSON AND RESOURCES

This resource covers the integral, surface and deep features of Shakespearean Sonnets. It contains full-on activities and assessments to cover the skills of literacy in an easy, structured, cover-your-bases system. It includes everything you need to get going with teaching sonnets in your classroom. Teachers can use this to enhance the language skills of the learners, especially the technique needed to analyze the Shakespearean sonnets and interpret looking for an overall meaning. Learning Objectives: • Define a sonnet and understand its structure. • Identify the vocabulary and figurative language used in sonnets. • Discover ideas and themes in the sonnets. • Explore characteristics of the sonnet form. • Analyze the text line by line and interpret looking for an overall meaning. This Resource Includes: * Lesson Plan * Graphic Design - Sonnets * Sonnet Description * Assessment Rubrics * Worksheets with Answers (4 Exercises) * Word Bank (4)

By john421969

'ay' PowerPoint

'ay' PowerPoint

This PowerPoint presentation is designed to support teaching and learning the 'ay' (long a) grapheme. It contains... ♦ Sound and picture slides. ♦ Decodable 'real word' slides (colour-coded and black). ♦ Decodable 'alien word' slides (colour-coded and black). ♦ Animated, decodable 'root word' slides. ♦ Animated, decodable 'syllable' slides. ♦ A slide showing three levels of decodable words containing the 'ay' grapheme. ♦ A set of spelling pictures with a link to the words. ♦ Three 'silly sentences' containing lots of 'ay' words. ♦ A 'How many words can you make...?' silde. The file is in .pps format and will work in PowerPoint from 2003 onwards. If you're not sure if it will work on your system, please download our free a-e (split digraph) sample to check. Other graphemes available to purchase soon!

By First School Years

'ai' PowerPoint

'ai' PowerPoint

This PowerPoint presentation is designed to support teaching and learning the ai (long a) grapheme. It contains... ♦ Sound and picture slides. ♦ Decodable 'real word' slides (colour-coded and black). ♦ Decodable 'alien word' slides (colour-coded and black). ♦ Animated, decodable 'root word' slides. ♦ Animated, decodable 'syllable' slides. ♦ A slide showing three levels of decodable words containing the 'ai' grapheme. ♦ A set of spelling pictures with a link to the words. ♦ Three 'silly sentences' containing lots of 'ai' words. ♦ A 'How many words can you make...?' slide. The file is in .pps format and will work in PowerPoint from 2003 onwards. If you're not sure if it will work on your system, please download our free a-e (split digraph) sample to check. Other graphemes available to purchase soon!

By First School Years

Third Grade Sight Word Spelling Emoji Task Cards

Third Grade Sight Word Spelling Emoji Task Cards

41 task cards for third grade level 3 sight words. Students have to choose the correctly spelled sight word from a set of 4 words that are visually similar. They practice reading, writing and spelling of sight words all in one! Great for special education students, centers, and fast finishers. Download includes 41 third grade level 3 sight word task cards (black and white and color printing options) with recording sheets and answer keys.

By ashleybrennan

Second Grade Sight Word Spelling Emoji Task Cards

Second Grade Sight Word Spelling Emoji Task Cards

46 task cards for second grade level 2 sight words. Students have to choose the correctly spelled sight word from a set of 4 words that are visually similar. They practice reading, writing and spelling of sight words all in one! Great for special education students, centers, and fast finishers. Download includes 46 second grade level sight word task cards (black and white and color printing options) with recording sheets and answer keys.

By ashleybrennan

First Grade Sight Word Spelling Emoji Task Cards

First Grade Sight Word Spelling Emoji Task Cards

41 task cards for first grade level 1 sight words. Students have to choose from a set of 4 words that are visually similar. They practice reading, writing and spelling of sight words all in one! Great for special education students, centers, and fast finishers. Download includes 41 first grade level sight word task cards with recording sheets and answer keys.

By ashleybrennan

Kindergarten Primer Sight Word Spelling Emoji Task Cards

Kindergarten Primer Sight Word Spelling Emoji Task Cards

52 task cards for Kindergarten level (primer) sight words. Students have to choose from a set of 4 words that are visually similar. They practice reading, writing and spelling of sight words all in one! Great for special education students, centers, and fast finishers. Download includes 52 kindergarten level (primer) sight word task cards with recording sheets and answer keys.

By ashleybrennan

Pre-Primer Sight Word Spelling Emoji Task Cards

Pre-Primer Sight Word Spelling Emoji Task Cards

40 task cards for pre-primer sight words. Students have to choose the correctly spelled sigh word from a set of 4 words that are visually similar. They practice reading, writing and spelling of sight words all in one! Great for special education students, centers, and fast finishers. Download includes 40 pre-primer sight word task cards with recording sheets and answer keys.

By ashleybrennan