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Bonfire Night Wordsearch

Bonfire Night Wordsearch

Bonfire Night Wordsearch: A fun word search including 20 hidden words relating to Bonfire Night presented on a specially themed background. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

Bonfire Night Firework Alphabet Matching Puzzle

Bonfire Night Firework Alphabet Matching Puzzle

Bonfire Night Firework Alphabet Matching Puzzle: A series of 26 mini jigsaws featuring photographs of firework displays. Match the upper and lower case letters correctly to see the completed image. A fun Bonfire Night themed resource to aid letter recognition. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

Boggle Game Display

Boggle Game Display

Boggle Game Display: A fun display game which can be used as an English registration or extension activity. Contains letter cards, full instructions and fun bunting to create a title for your display. How many words will you be able to make using the given letters? For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

An introduction to English spelling and a brief history of the language

An introduction to English spelling and a brief history of the language

This lesson and accompanying resources act as a good introduction to English spelling. The PowerPoint goes through what to expect from the lesson, I followed the structure below: 1. How do you feel about spelling? I usually make notes on the blank PowerPoint page the different connotations 'spelling' has for students 2. Common spelling myths- students given a list of common spelling myths as discussion points, students asked if they think the provided statements are true or false. This usually sparks a good discussion with my groups. The PowerPoint slides which follow show which statements are true/false and also gives an in-depth explanation of each. 3. The PowerPoint contains a 10 minute video about the history of the English language (produced by The Open University- available on YouTube) with an accompanying booklet I have designed myself. 4. The booklet guides learners through the different stages of the development of the English language and the different international influences. There are dictionary activities and sentence writing activities throughout. 5. The final activity is a sorting activity where students sort the different words into the correct categories of Viking origin, French origin, Anglo Saxon and Arabic origin.

By Jadelodell

Functional Skills English Comparing texts differentiated full lesson.

Functional Skills English Comparing texts differentiated full lesson.

Differentiated full lesson with separate worksheets for Entry level, level 1 and level 2. Learners will develop skills to build a comparative word bank, analyse two video clips from channel 4 shorts, and then analyse and compare two texts on animal testing. Aims and objectives: Identify the skills used to compare two texts. Analyse the main points of two videos and build a comparative connective word bank. Recognise the similarities and differences in two pieces of text. Use comparative vocabulary to analyse the similarities and differences in the two different texts and be able to discuss the effect(L2).

By rkristina

CVC Say It Read It Make It Write It Word Mats

CVC Say It Read It Make It Write It Word Mats

Similar to our super popular 'Say It Make It Write It' word mats, this CVC version uses real life photos as visual prompts to read the correct CVC word before making it from play dough or magnetic letters then writing the word. These multi-sensory mats will be a hit in your literacy centres!

By clevermonkey

Initial Sounds Circles plus Matching Upper and Lower Case Letters

Initial Sounds Circles plus Matching Upper and Lower Case Letters

These letter and sound circles are a fun hands-on way to learn upper and lower case letters and beginning letter sounds plus alphabetical order all in one printable! Also included are color/colour match versions as well! Just print on lightweight card stock for added durability, laminate then add some clothes pegs to match to the real life photos or the letters.

By clevermonkey

Rhyming Words 3 Part Puzzle Cards for Literacy Centres

Rhyming Words 3 Part Puzzle Cards for Literacy Centres

These 3 part rhyming word cards are a fun, hands-on way to explore rhyme. Including CVC word families, blend and digraphs, these cards offer children real life photos as visual support for beginning readers learning to recognise and produce rhyme. Just print, laminate and cut them out to add to your literacy centres!

By clevermonkey

Compound Word Sorting Cards

Compound Word Sorting Cards

These colourful cards are fun way to introduce young children to compound words - words that are a combination of two or more words that function as a single unit for new meaning such as basket + ball = basketball. Two types of cards are included - 15 pages of 2 sets of picture/words cards per page PLUS 5 more pages of word only cards - 18 compound words per page making 90 compound words for more competent readers to sort.

By clevermonkey

Phase 2-5 Ultimate Phonics Boxes Bundle

Phase 2-5 Ultimate Phonics Boxes Bundle

This is my brand new sound box bundle pack to support phonics development either at home or during independent learning time. Make up the boxes and give to each child so they have their own set of sounds to work on. Can be used to support recognition of sounds/tricky words, CVC/CVCC words and simple sentences. This covers 72 Sounds and 40 Tricky Words and would cost you £18 to buy individually Full information in the pack on how to set up your boxes and how to use it. Editable letters to send home to inform parents how to use the box to help support their child with their phonics at home and slips to inform parents what sounds/words have been taught in class. ***IMPORTANT*** If you would like the editable fonts to be the same as the ones I use then you need to have these fonts installed on your computer; https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Hello-Fonts-Personal-Non-Commercial-Use-301730 They are completely free to download but if you do then use them to make your own resources then please buy a commercial license.

By princessdani22

Phase 5 Phonics Sound Boxes

Phase 5 Phonics Sound Boxes

This is my brand new sound box pack to support phonics development either at home or during independent learning time. Make up the boxes and give to each child so they have their own set of sounds to work on. Can be used to support recognition of sounds/tricky words, CVC/CVCC words and simple sentences. ***You can purchase the Phase 2-5 Bundle at a reduced price in my store!!*** The sounds in this pack include; IT IS NOT ALPHABETICAL ay ou ie ea oy ir ue ue aw wh ph ew oe au ey a-e e-e i-e o-e u-e u-e Tricky Words; oh Mrs people their called Mr looked asked could ***IMPORTANT*** If you would like the editable fonts to be the same as the ones I use then you need to have these fonts installed on your computer; https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Hello-Fonts-Personal-Non-Commercial-Use-301730 They are completely free to download but if you do then use them to make your own resources then please buy a commercial license.

By princessdani22