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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

A School Day Out

A School Day Out

This is the fourth of five short stories that have been written using the first 500 high frequency words in the English language. This story uses the first 400 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

Decorated Letters A-Z, Numders 0-9, Marks, Signs, Design Elements

Decorated Letters A-Z, Numders 0-9, Marks, Signs, Design Elements

This bundle is made of 4 resources: (1) Decorated Letters A-L with Design Elements; (2) Decorated Letters M-V with Design Elements; (3) Decorated Letters W-Z with Punctuation Marks and Design Elements; (4) Decorated Numders 0-9, with Signs and Design Elements. It containes colourful decorated uppercase letters A through Z, colourful decorated numbers (numerals) 0-9, arithmetic signs, some punctuation marks, and 20 same style design elements. Every letter, numeral (mark, sign, design element) comes as separate PNG file with transparent background. All letters and numerals are of the same height of 2717 pixels, or approximately 23 cm if printed at 300 dpi mode without any stretching. Of course, you can reduce that size without loss of quality. This set can be used for classroom decoration, as library dividers, for posters, banners, illustrations, etc., etc. For single resources and other bundles please browse my shop. Keywords: alphabet, set, collection, abc, letters, letter, number, numeral, figure, digit, math, counting, arithmetic, sign, plus, minus, equal, back to school, classroom décor, decoration, poster, colorful, colourful, pencil, crayon, fun, beautiful, decorated, ornate, sun, bee, bumblebee, butterfly, flower, wave, display, litaeracy, graphic, clipart, clip art, illustration.

By ratselmeister

Decorated Letters A-Z with Design Elements and Punctuation Marks

Decorated Letters A-Z with Design Elements and Punctuation Marks

This is bundle of 3 resources: (1) Decorated Letters A-L with Design Elements; (2) Decorated Letters M-V with Design Elements; (3) Decorated Letters W-Z with Punctuation Marks and Design Elements. It containes colourful decorated uppercase letters A through Z, some punctuation marks, and 16 same style design elements. Every letter (mark, design element) comes as separate PNG file with transparent background. All letters are of the same height of 2717 pixels, or approximately 23 cm if printed at 300 dpi mode without any stretching. Of course, you can reduce the size without loss of quality. This alphabet set can be used for classroom decoration, as library dividers, for posters, banners, illustrations, etc., etc. For single resources and other bundles please browse my shop. Keywords: alphabet, set, collection, abc, letters, letter, back to school, classroom décor, decoration, poster, colorful, colourful, pencil, crayon, fun, beautiful, decorated, ornate, sun, bee, bumblebee, butterfly, flower, wave, graphic, clipart, clip art, illustration.

By ratselmeister

Decorated Letters W-Z with Punctuation Marks and Design Elements

Decorated Letters W-Z with Punctuation Marks and Design Elements

This is set of colourful decorated uppercase letters W through Z, some punctuation marks, and 5 same style design elements. Every letter (mark, design element) comes as separate PNG file with transparent background. All letters are of the same height of 2717 pixels, or approximately 23 cm if printed at 300 dpi mode without any stretching. Of course, you can reduce their size without loss of quality. This alphabet subset can be used for classroom decoration, as library dividers, for posters, banners, illustrations, etc., etc. For rest of alphabet and same style number sets and corresponding bundles please browse my shop. Keywords: alphabet, set, subset, collection, abc, letters, letter, uppercase, back to school, classroom décor, decoration, poster, colorful, colourful, pencil, pencils, crayon, fun, kids, children, beautiful, decorated, ornate, sun, bees, butterfly, flower, wave, tree, scrolls, swirls, graphic, clipart, clip art, illustration.

By ratselmeister

Decorated Letters M-V with Design Elements

Decorated Letters M-V with Design Elements

This is set of colourful decorated uppercase letters M through V, and 4 same style design elements. Every letter (and design element) comes as separate PNG file with transparent background. All letters are of the same height of 2717 pixels, or approximately 23 cm if printed at 300 dpi mode without any stretching. Of course, you can reduce their size without loss of quality. This alphabet subset can be used for classroom decoration, as library dividers, for posters, banners, illustrations, etc., etc. For rest of alphabet and same style number sets and corresponding bundles please browse my shop. Keywords: alphabet, set, subset, collection, abc, letters, letter, uppercase, back to school, classroom décor, decoration, poster, colorful, colourful, pencil, pencils, crayon, fun, kids, children, beautiful, decorated, ornate, butterfly, bumblebee, scrolls, swirls, graphic, clipart, clip art, illustration.

By ratselmeister