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Year 1 Literacy Mat
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Year 1 Literacy Mat

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UPDATE: Upper case letters moved so they in line with their lower case equivalent. Handwriting lines added over letters. Punctuation moved to its own box. Designed to be printed double-sided. One side contains: Year 1 Exception words grouped into those with similar spelling patterns where possible. Lower case and upper case letters on handwriting lines. ‘bed’ pictures to support children who reverse b’s and d’s. Examples of common -s and -es plurals. Examples of common -ed and -ing verbs. Examples of common -er nouns. Examples of common -er and -est adjectives. Examples of common un- words. Examples of some common compound words. The other side contains graphemes grouped according to their phoneme. We may produce a Year 2 version depending on popularity.
The 'ff' Games Pack
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The 'ff' Games Pack

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A set of printable resources that can be laminated and used to support teaching and learning the 'ff' consonant digraph. Includes: ♦ Short Bingo (for group or class use) ♦ Race to the Moon (track-based dice game) ♦ Rocket 'n' Roll (single or multi-player grid-based dice game)
The letter 'x' PowerPoint (Phase 3)
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The letter 'x' PowerPoint (Phase 3)

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This PowerPoint presentation is designed to support teaching and learning the ‘x’ letter sound. It contains… ♦ Grapheme and picture slides. ♦ Find ‘x’ in the alphabet slide. ♦ Lower and upper-case animated letter formation slides. ♦ Set of decodable, real word slides. ♦ Set of decodable, alien word slides. ♦ An ‘x’ sentence slide. ♦ An interactive ‘Is it x…?’ quiz. ♦ An interactive ‘Real or Alien?’ quiz. Words are displayed in a pre-cursive font similar to that used in the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check. Please note: This resource is designed to be adult-led. It does not contain any sound recordings. The file is in .pps format and should work in PowerPoint (PC) from 2003 onwards.
The 'ure' Phonics Games Pack
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The 'ure' Phonics Games Pack

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A set of printable resources that can be laminated and used to support teaching and learning the ‘ure’ vowel trigraph (Letters and Sounds Phase 3, Read Write Inc. Set 3). Great for one-to-one and intervention as well as group and class use. Includes: ♦ Bingo (calling card + 32 game cards) ♦ Race to the Moon (track-based dice game) ♦ Rocket ‘n’ Roll (single or multi-player grid-based dice game) ♦ Loop Cards (32 ‘I have… / Who has…’ cards) ♦ 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) ♦ Starlight Sudoku (phonics-based selection of 4 by 4 Sudoku puzzles) ♦ Battleships (phonics-based variation of the traditional game) Most of the resources contain a pre-cursive font similar to that used in the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check.
a-e (split digraph) Phonics PowerPoint
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a-e (split digraph) Phonics PowerPoint

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This PowerPoint presentation is designed to support teaching and learning the a-e split digraph. 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 ‘a-e’ grapheme. ♦ A set of spelling pictures with a link to the words. ♦ Three ‘silly sentences’ containing lots of ‘a-e’ words. ♦ Add the ‘magic e’ slides. ♦ An interactive ‘Which spelling is correct?’ quiz. ♦ An interactive ‘Real or Alien Word?’ quiz. Words are displayed in a pre-cursive font similar to that used in the Year 1 Phonics Check. The file was created in PowerPoint 2003 so should be compatible with all newer versions. It is in .pps format.
The 'ph' PowerPoint
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The 'ph' PowerPoint

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This PowerPoint presentation is designed to support teaching and learning the ‘ph’ consonant digraph. It contains… ♦ Sound and picture slides. ♦ Decodable ‘real word’ slides (colour-coded and black). ♦ Decodable ‘alien word’ slides (colour-coded and black). ♦ Animated, decodable syllable slides. ♦ A slide showing a set of common ‘ph’ words. ♦ An interactive ‘ph or f?’ quiz. ♦ An interactive ‘Real or Alien Word?’ quiz. Words are displayed in a pre-cursive font similar to that used in the Year 1 Phonics Check. 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.
The 'ff' Phonics Games Pack
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The 'ff' Phonics Games Pack

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A set of printable resources that can be laminated and used to support teaching and learning the ‘ff’ consonant digraph (Letters & Sounds Phase 2). Great for one-to-one and intervention as well as group and class use. Includes: ♦ Short Bingo ♦ Race to the Moon (track-based dice game) ♦ Rocket ‘n’ Roll (single or multi-player grid-based dice game) ♦ 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) ♦ Solar Squares (phonics-based boxes game) Most of the resources contain a pre-cursive font similar to that used in the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check.
The 'ss' Phonics Games Pack
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The 'ss' Phonics Games Pack

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A set of printable resources that can be laminated and used to support teaching and learning the ‘ss’ double consonant (Letters and Sounds Phase 2). Great for one-to-one and intervention as well as group and class use. Includes: ♦ Short Bingo ♦ Race to the Moon (track-based dice game) ♦ Rocket ‘n’ Roll (single or multi-player grid-based dice game) ♦ 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) ♦ Solar Squares (phonics-based boxes game) ♦ Phonics Fuel-Up (2-player dice game) Most of the resources contain a pre-cursive font similar to that used in the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check.
The letter 'c' PowerPoint
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The letter 'c' PowerPoint

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This PowerPoint presentation is designed to support teaching and learning the ‘c’ letter sound. It contains… ♦ Grapheme and picture slides. ♦ Find ‘c’ in the alphabet slide. ♦ Set of phoneme practice slides - say the sound then say the picture. ♦ Lower and upper-case animated letter formation slides. ♦ Set of decodable, real word slides. ♦ Set of decodable, alien word slides. ♦ Three alliterative sentence slides. ♦ An interactive ‘Is it c…?’ quiz. ♦ An interactive ‘Real or Alien?’ quiz. Words are displayed in a pre-cursive font similar to that used in the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check. Please note: This resource is designed to be adult-led. It does not contain any sound recordings. The file is in .pps format and will work in PowerPoint (PC) 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.
The letter 'e' Phonics PowerPoint (Phase 2)
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The letter 'e' Phonics PowerPoint (Phase 2)

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This PowerPoint presentation is designed to support teaching and learning the ‘e’ letter sound. It contains… ♦ Grapheme and picture slides. ♦ Find ‘e’ in the alphabet slide. ♦ Set of phoneme practice slides - say the sound then say the picture. ♦ Lower and upper-case animated letter formation slides. ♦ Set of decodable, real word slides. ♦ Set of decodable, alien word slides. ♦ An alliterative sentence slide. ♦ An interactive ‘Is it e…?’ quiz. ♦ An interactive ‘Real or Alien?’ quiz. Words are displayed in a pre-cursive font similar to that used in the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check. Please note: This resource is designed to be adult-led. It does not contain any sound recordings. The file is in .pps format and will work in PowerPoint (PC) 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.
The letter 'h' PowerPoint (Phase 2)
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The letter 'h' PowerPoint (Phase 2)

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This PowerPoint presentation is designed to support teaching and learning the ‘h’ letter sound. It contains… ♦ Grapheme and picture slides. ♦ Find ‘h’ in the alphabet slide. ♦ Set of phoneme practice slides - say the sound then say the picture. ♦ Lower and upper-case animated letter formation slides. ♦ Set of decodable, real word slides. ♦ Set of decodable, alien word slides. ♦ Three alliterative sentence slides. ♦ An interactive ‘Is it h…?’ quiz. ♦ An interactive ‘Real or Alien?’ quiz. Words are displayed in a pre-cursive font similar to that used in the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check. Please note: This resource is designed to be adult-led. It does not contain any sound recordings. The file is in .pps format and will work in PowerPoint (PC) 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.
The letter 'u' PowerPoint (Phase 2)
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The letter 'u' PowerPoint (Phase 2)

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This PowerPoint presentation is designed to support teaching and learning the ‘u’ letter sound. It contains… ♦ Grapheme and picture slides. ♦ Find ‘u’ in the alphabet slide. ♦ Set of phoneme practice slides - say the sound then say the picture. ♦ Lower and upper-case animated letter formation slides. ♦ Set of decodable, real word slides. ♦ Set of decodable, alien word slides. ♦ An alliterative sentence slide. ♦ An interactive ‘Is it u…?’ quiz. ♦ An interactive ‘Real or Alien?’ quiz. Words are displayed in a pre-cursive font similar to that used in the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check. Please note: This resource is designed to be adult-led. It does not contain any sound recordings. The file is in .pps format and will work in PowerPoint (PC) 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.
The letter 'r' PowerPoint (Phase 2)
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The letter 'r' PowerPoint (Phase 2)

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This PowerPoint presentation is designed to support teaching and learning the ‘r’ letter sound. It contains… ♦ Grapheme and picture slides. ♦ Find ‘r’ in the alphabet slide. ♦ Set of phoneme practice slides - say the sound then say the picture. ♦ Lower and upper-case animated letter formation slides. ♦ Set of decodable, real word slides. ♦ Set of decodable, alien word slides. ♦ Three alliterative sentence slides. ♦ An interactive ‘Is it r…?’ quiz. ♦ An interactive ‘Real or Alien?’ quiz. Words are displayed in a pre-cursive font similar to that used in the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check. Please note: This resource is designed to be adult-led. It does not contain any sound recordings. The file is in .pps format and will work in PowerPoint (PC) 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.
The letter 'b' PowerPoint (Phase 2)
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The letter 'b' PowerPoint (Phase 2)

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This PowerPoint presentation is designed to support teaching and learning the ‘b’ letter sound. It contains… ♦ Grapheme and picture slides. ♦ Find ‘b’ in the alphabet slide. ♦ Set of phoneme practice slides - say the sound then say the picture. ♦ Lower and upper-case animated letter formation slides. ♦ Set of decodable, real word slides. ♦ Set of decodable, alien word slides. ♦ Three alliterative sentence slides. ♦ An interactive ‘Is it b…?’ quiz. ♦ An interactive ‘Real or Alien?’ quiz. Words are displayed in a pre-cursive font similar to that used in the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check. Please note: This resource is designed to be adult-led. It does not contain any sound recordings. The file is in .pps format and will work in PowerPoint (PC) 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.
The letter 'y' PowerPoint (Phase 3)
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The letter 'y' PowerPoint (Phase 3)

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This PowerPoint presentation is designed to support teaching and learning the ‘y’ letter sound. It contains… ♦ Grapheme and picture slides. ♦ Find ‘y’ in the alphabet slide. ♦ Set of phoneme practice slides - say the sound then say the picture. ♦ Lower and upper-case animated letter formation slides. ♦ Set of decodable, real word slides. ♦ Set of decodable, alien word slides. ♦ Three alliterative sentence slides. ♦ An interactive ‘Is it y…?’ quiz. ♦ An interactive ‘Real or Alien?’ quiz. Words are displayed in a pre-cursive font similar to that used in the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check. Please note: This resource is designed to be adult-led. It does not contain any sound recordings. The file is in .pps format and will work in PowerPoint (PC) 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.
The letter 'l' PowerPoint (Phase 2)
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The letter 'l' PowerPoint (Phase 2)

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This PowerPoint presentation is designed to support teaching and learning the ‘l’ letter sound. It contains… ♦ Grapheme and picture slides. ♦ Find ‘l’ in the alphabet slide. ♦ Set of phoneme practice slides - say the sound then say the picture. ♦ Lower and upper-case animated letter formation slides. ♦ Set of decodable, real word slides. ♦ Set of decodable, alien word slides. ♦ Three alliterative sentence slides. ♦ An interactive ‘Is it l…?’ quiz. ♦ An interactive ‘Real or Alien?’ quiz. Words are displayed in a pre-cursive font similar to that used in the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check. Please note: This resource is designed to be adult-led. It does not contain any sound recordings. The file is in .pps format and will work in PowerPoint (PC) 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.
The letter 'z' PowerPoint (also includes zz)
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The letter 'z' PowerPoint (also includes zz)

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This PowerPoint presentation is designed to support teaching and learning the ‘z’ letter sound. It also includes a few slides covering the ‘zz’ digraph. It contains… ♦ Grapheme and picture slides. ♦ Find ‘z’ in the alphabet slide. ♦ Set of phoneme practice slides - say the sound then say the picture. ♦ Lower and upper-case animated letter formation slides. ♦ Set of decodable, real word slides. ♦ Set of decodable, alien word slides. ♦ Three alliterative sentence slides. ♦ An interactive ‘Is it z…?’ quiz. ♦ An interactive ‘Real or Alien?’ quiz. ♦ Set of ‘zz’ decodable, real word slides. ♦ Set of ‘zz’ decodable, alien word slides. ♦ ‘zz’ grapheme and picture slides. ♦ An interactive ‘zz’ ‘Real or Alien?’ quiz. Words are displayed in a pre-cursive font similar to that used in the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check. Please note: This resource is designed to be adult-led. It does not contain any sound recordings. The file is in .pps format and will work in PowerPoint (PC) 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.
The letter 'f' PowerPoint (Phase 2)
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The letter 'f' PowerPoint (Phase 2)

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This PowerPoint presentation is designed to support teaching and learning the ‘f’ letter sound. It contains… ♦ Grapheme and picture slides. ♦ Find ‘f’ in the alphabet slide. ♦ Set of phoneme practice slides - say the sound then say the picture. ♦ Lower and upper-case animated letter formation slides. ♦ Set of decodable, real word slides. ♦ Set of decodable, alien word slides. ♦ Three alliterative sentence slides. ♦ An interactive ‘Is it f…?’ quiz. ♦ An interactive ‘Real or Alien?’ quiz. Words are displayed in a pre-cursive font similar to that used in the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check. Please note: This resource is designed to be adult-led. It does not contain any sound recordings. The file is in .pps format and will work in PowerPoint (PC) 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.
The letter 'w' PowerPoint (Phase 3)
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The letter 'w' PowerPoint (Phase 3)

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This PowerPoint presentation is designed to support teaching and learning the ‘w’ letter sound. It contains… ♦ Grapheme and picture slides. ♦ Find ‘w’ in the alphabet slide. ♦ Set of phoneme practice slides - say the sound then say the picture. ♦ Lower and upper-case animated letter formation slides. ♦ Set of decodable, real word slides. ♦ Set of decodable, alien word slides. ♦ Three alliterative sentence slides. ♦ An interactive ‘Is it w…?’ quiz. ♦ An interactive ‘Real or Alien?’ quiz. Words are displayed in a pre-cursive font similar to that used in the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check. Please note: This resource is designed to be adult-led. It does not contain any sound recordings. The file is in .pps format and will work in PowerPoint (PC) 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.