Phase 5/6: table cards for the alternative spellings of ai ee igh oa oo words. Chn write and complete the sentences using the correct spelling. Ideal assessment of alternative spellings. Print on paper and laminate for year-on-year use. Support For Spelling resource too.
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A story to read together (from Letters and Sounds document) and record different spellings of the long e sound. You can then sort the words into the best bet for each type of word i.e. y at the end of a word.
There are a variety of different activities for each phoneme.
The descriptions of the powerpoints are as follows:
Word list powerpoint: Begins with a list of words for reading, then shows each word individually for writing.
Best Bet powerpoint: Introduces the different graphemes for each phoneme, then shows a picture and part of a word, with the relevant grapheme hidden. The children have to choose which grapheme is missing. Each word is added to a table that can be analysed at the end of the game.
Homophones with pictures powerpoint: Contains identical sounding words relating to the phoneme, showing the different spellings and pictures to help remember which is which.
Homophones: Contains identical sounding words relating to the phoneme, with no pictures.
Phoneme Spotter Stories - Three versions of each story - PowerPoint, Smartboard, and pdf format.
Rhyming word generation Smartboard file for recording words with different graphemes.
Planning and resources used for a big writing lesson on writing a newspaper report. I used silly string and turned the library into an alien crash site. Have included all resources except mp3 track of 'The Doctor' eliciting the help of year 5 as this format wasn't allowed.
Starter activity used during a lesson on Robert Louis Stevenson's poem 'From a Railway Carriage' building up to writing their own poem.
Pupils have a series of words in trains which they must put in order from the word meaning slowest to fastest. Pupils can write these in their book on train steam template provided.
LI: To explore the effect of vocabulary in text.
A related simile activity is also included.
A Full scheme of work covering writing objectives using various of Roald Dahl's works (including Matilda and The BFG). It is easy to differentiate for KS 2 (7-11 year olds) and KS3 (11-14 year olds)and contains many worksheets for activities including vocabulary and punctuation use as well as descriptive and creative writing techniques.
64 fun and engaging topics on which to base short/extended writing activities. Adapted from 642 Things to Write About (Young Writer's Edition), this resource comes complete with inspirational picture 'hooks' to really stimulate writing.
- Appropriate for use at KS1/2/3/4
- Ideal for literacy starters
- Easily differentiated
- Incredibly open-ended
- Thought provoking and challenging
- Sparks creativity and technical writing skills
- Perfectly adaptable (videos, role play, etc.)