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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 ar
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Phonics ar

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A power point to introduce the phoneme 'ar' and practice reading and writing it in a simple word. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the grapheme /ar/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend an /ar/ word for reading and spelling. Check out the full resource for more words to read and spell.
Treasure and Trash Phonics Practice Game
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Treasure and Trash Phonics Practice Game

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A simple PowerPoint 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.
Phonics ai
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Phonics ai

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A power point to introduce the phoneme 'ai' and practice reading and writing it in a simple word. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the grapheme /ai/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend an /ai/ word for reading and spelling. Check out the full resource for more words to read and spell.
Phonics introduction to 'ure'
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Phonics introduction to 'ure'

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A power point to introduce the phoneme 'ure' and practice reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the grapheme /ure/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /ure/ words for reading and spelling.
Phonics introduction to 'ai'
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Phonics introduction to 'ai'

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A power point to introduce the phoneme 'ai' and practice reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the grapheme /ai/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /ai/ words for reading and spelling.
Phonics introduction to 'ow'
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Phonics introduction to 'ow'

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A power point to introduce the phoneme 'ow' and practice reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the grapheme /ow/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /ow/ words for reading and spelling.
Inference and Comprehension
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Inference and Comprehension

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A set of pictures from traditional tales and nursery rhymes with questions which encourage the children to infer or develop their own ideas about texts. Why was Humpty Dumpty sitting on the wall? What would happen if Cinderella's shoe fit someone else? This resource is a great stimulus for discussion and imagination.
Power Point Introduction to e_e
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Power Point Introduction to e_e

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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.
Spellings and Grammar for Year 1
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Spellings and Grammar for Year 1

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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.
Phonics ee
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Phonics ee

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A power point to introduce the phoneme 'ee' and practice reading and writing it in a simple word. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the grapheme /ee/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend an /ee/ word for reading and spelling. Check out the full resource for more words to read and spell.
Vowel diagraphs and trigraphs phonics pack
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Vowel diagraphs and trigraphs phonics pack

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A set of 14 power points to introduce the phonemes ai, ee, igh, oa, oo, ar, or, ur, ow, oi, ear, air, ure and er and practice reading and writing them in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the graphemes and say the phonemes. * To segment and blend words for reading and spelling.
Phonics introduction to 'air'
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Phonics introduction to 'air'

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A power point to introduce the phoneme 'air' and practice reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the grapheme /air/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /air/ words for reading and spelling.
Phonics introduction to 'f'
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Phonics introduction to 'f'

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A power point to introduce the phoneme 'f' and practice reading and writing it in simple words. Learning Objectives; * To recognise the grapheme /f/ and say the phoneme. * To segment and blend /f/ words for reading and spelling.
Book review sheet
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Book review sheet

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A simple generic book review sheet. Can be used as part of a lesson but I use them in my reading area. The children write the title, a score out of 10, tick whether they like or dislike the book and write their reasons.
Introducing nouns
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Introducing nouns

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A simple power point and matching worksheet to learn about nouns. The power point introduces what a noun is and the children underline the nouns in simple sentences.
Subject verb pairs
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Subject verb pairs

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A simple power point and matching worksheet to learn about subject verb pairs. The power point introduces how to match a subject to the correct verb and the children then match the subject to what it is doing.
Introduction to verbs
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Introduction to verbs

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A simple power point and matching worksheet to learn about verbs. The power point introduces what a verb is and the children underline the verbs in simple sentences.