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I have been teaching for over 18 years (wow - that's a long time!) I have taught in a several different schools mainly in reception class and year 1. I have also spent some time as a supply teacher when my children were little and taught in all classes from nursery up to year 6. So I have quite a lot of experience... and I'm still here! One thing I have LOTS of is phonics resources. Ask my class and they will tell you "We're fabulous at phonics!"

I have been teaching for over 18 years (wow - that's a long time!) I have taught in a several different schools mainly in reception class and year 1. I have also spent some time as a supply teacher when my children were little and taught in all classes from nursery up to year 6. So I have quite a lot of experience... and I'm still here! One thing I have LOTS of is phonics resources. Ask my class and they will tell you "We're fabulous at phonics!"
Phonics introduction to 's'

Phonics introduction to 's'

A power point to introduce the phoneme 's' and practice reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the grapheme /s/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /s/ words for reading and spelling.
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Power Point Introduction to ir

Power Point Introduction to ir

A power point to introduce the diagraph 'ir' and practise reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the diagraph /ir/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /ir/ words for reading and spelling.
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Power Point Introduction to o_e

Power Point Introduction to o_e

A power point to introduce the diagraph 'o_e' and practise reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the diagraph /o_e/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /o_e/ words for reading and spelling.
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Power Point Introduction to au

Power Point Introduction to au

A power point to introduce the phoneme 'au' and practise reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the grapheme /au/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /au/ words for reading and spelling.
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Power Point Introduction to ea

Power Point Introduction to ea

A power point to introduce the diagraph 'ea' and practise reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the diagraph /ea/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /ea/ words for reading and spelling.
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Power Point Introduction to i_e

Power Point Introduction to i_e

A power point to introduce the diagraph 'i_e' and practise reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the diagraph /i_e/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /i_e/ words for reading and spelling.
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Power Point Introduction to oe

Power Point Introduction to oe

A power point to introduce the diagraph 'oe' and practise reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the diagraph /oe/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /oe/ words for reading and spelling.
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Power Point Introduction to ou

Power Point Introduction to ou

A power point to introduce the diagraph 'ou' and practise reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the diagraph /ou/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /ou/ words for reading and spelling.
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Power Point Introduction to oy

Power Point Introduction to oy

A power point to introduce the diagraph 'oy' and practise reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the diagraph /oy/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /oy/ words for reading and spelling.
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Power Point Introduction to u_e

Power Point Introduction to u_e

A power point to introduce the diagraph 'u_e' and practise reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the diagraph /u_e/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /u_e/ words for reading and spelling.
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Power Point Introduction to ph

Power Point Introduction to ph

A power point to introduce the diagraph 'ph' and practise reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the diagraph /ph/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /ph/ words for reading and spelling.
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Power Point Introduction to ue

Power Point Introduction to ue

A power point to introduce the diagraph 'ue' and practise reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the diagraph /ue/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /ue/ words for reading and spelling.
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Power Point Introduction to wh

Power Point Introduction to wh

A power point to introduce the diagraph 'wh' and practise reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the diagraph /wh/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /wh/ words for reading and spelling.
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Power Point Introduction to aw

Power Point Introduction to aw

A power point to introduce the phoneme 'aw' and practise reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the grapheme /aw/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /aw/ words for reading and spelling.
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Power Point Introduction to ay

Power Point Introduction to ay

A power point to introduce the diagraph 'ay' and practise reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the diagraph /ay/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /ay/ words for reading and spelling.
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Power Point Introduction to a_e

Power Point Introduction to a_e

A power point to introduce the phoneme 'a_e' and practise reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the grapheme /a_e/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /a_e/ words for reading and spelling.
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Power Point Introduction to e_e

Power Point Introduction to e_e

A power point to introduce the sound 'e_e' and practise reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the grapheme /e_e/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /e_e/ words for reading and spelling.
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Power Point Introduction to ie

Power Point Introduction to ie

A power point to introduce the diagraph 'ie' and practise reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the diagraph /ie/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /ie/ words for reading and spelling.
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Power Point Introduction to ew

Power Point Introduction to ew

A power point to introduce the diagraph 'ew' and practise reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the diagraph /ew/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /ew/ words for reading and spelling.
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Treasure and Trash Phonics Practice Game

Treasure and Trash Phonics Practice Game

A simple version of the 'treasure and trash' game. The children use their phonics skills to read the words and then decide if they are 'treasure' (real words) or 'trash' (nonsense words). This game can be easily changed or added to to keep the children on their toes! Good practice for the phonics screening check.
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Spellings and Grammar for Year 1

Spellings and Grammar for Year 1

A set of power points and matching worksheets for teaching spelling patterns and grammar in year 1. Including adding ed, adding er, adding est, adding ing, adding s or es and spelling words with ch and ck at the beginning and the end of words.
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