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Key Stage 1 teacher who believes that education should be fun and a happy time for everyone.

Key Stage 1 teacher who believes that education should be fun and a happy time for everyone.
An activity to help children learn to play notes on an ocarina
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An activity to help children learn to play notes on an ocarina

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An activity to help children learn to play the notes on an ocarina. Each slide shows a different note and explains how to play that note. The notes have been given names to help children to remember the note. The final slide shows children how to play the first line of Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star. Children of all ages and abilities can learn to play the ocarina and have great fun making music.
Year 1 CEW Spelling Practise
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Year 1 CEW Spelling Practise

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A Powerpoint to support children to learn to spell Year 1 Common Exception Words and to practise using these words in a sentence. The children are shown the letters that they need to write a word and then see if they can write the word on their whiteboard using only the letters shown. They are then shown how to spell the word correctly. The following slide gives an example of the word being used in a sentence with an accompanying picture eg I am happy __ . Children to then practise spelling the word again before the correct spelling of the word is revealed in the sentence. The word list is divided into 9 weeks with 5 spellings to learn each week.
Phonics Revision Workbook
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Phonics Revision Workbook

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A phonics revision activity for children to complete independently or as part of a group. Each new sound has three workbook pages - one to practise writing real words, one to identify alien words and one to complete a sentence using the focus sound. There is space on the sentence writing page for children to draw a picture to match their sentence.
Phonics Revision
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Phonics Revision

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A phonics revision activity for KS1 children. Children can make real and alien words on their whiteboards. A good activity to support children spelling and reading words.
Phonics Screening Revision and Practise
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Phonics Screening Revision and Practise

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Two revision activities aimed at KS1 children. A whole class or intervention activity to practise reading and writing real and alien words. A phonics revision activity for children to complete independently or as part of a group. Each new sound has three workbook pages - one to practise writing real words, one to identify alien words and one to complete a sentence using the focus sound. There is space on the sentence writing page for children to draw a picture to match their sentence.
Set of number bond tests working with numbers up to 20
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Set of number bond tests working with numbers up to 20

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A set of 14 colour coded number bond tests covering making numbers to 5, making numbers to 10 and making numbers to 20. Can be used with a timer to check how secure children are with number bonds. Children enjoy working their way through the colours of the rainbow and if not secure can repeat tests.
Year 1 Common Exception Word Spelling Wall
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Year 1 Common Exception Word Spelling Wall

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A list of Year 1 common exception words for children to colour orange to create their own spelling wall once they can spell each word. Can be stuck in English book as a record for what children can spell or sent home for parents to see how well their children are learning year 1 spellings.
Phonics Revision - Split Digraphs
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Phonics Revision - Split Digraphs

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A split digraph phonics revision activity for children to complete independently or as part of a group. Each new sound has three workbook pages - one to practise writing real words, one to identify alien words and one to complete a sentence using the focus sound. There is space on the sentence writing page for children to draw a picture to match their sentence.
Year 1 - CEW spellings - week 1 only
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Year 1 - CEW spellings - week 1 only

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An example from my Powerpoint to support children to learn to spell Year 1 Common Exception Words and to practise using these words in a sentence. The children are shown the letters that they need to write a word and then see if they can write the word on their whiteboard using only the letters shown. They are then shown how to spell the word correctly. The following slide gives an example of the word being used in a sentence with an accompanying picture eg I am happy __ . Children to then practise spelling the word again before the correct spelling of the word is revealed in the sentence. The word list is divided into 9 weeks with 5 spellings to learn each week. This download only covers the week 1 spellings.
Number Bonds - Making 5
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Number Bonds - Making 5

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An activity to help KS1 children to learn and practise number bonds to make 5. Can be used as a whole class activity or in small groups. Children could use objects to help them to solve the word problems and could record the number sentence on their whiteboards.