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Spell the word 'Christmas' – a cut and paste activityNew!
Cut out and sort the Christmas images to spell the word 'Christmas'.  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Writing transcription | Published: 11/12/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Spelling for beginners | Christmas
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Editing and improving - Spain fact fileNew!
A fact file about Spain, with errors that need correcting. Children  … read more
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Y3 Y4 | Writing transcription | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Published: 10/12/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Basic punctuation | Complex punctuation | Complex sentences | Developing vocabulary | Spelling for older learners
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It's Christmas! - Bingo picture and word boardsNew!
A collection of literacy Bingo boards with a Christmas theme  … read more
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F Y1 Y2  | Published: 10/12/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Christmas
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Christmas literacy activitiesNew!
Christmas literacy activities suitable for KS1. A Christmas word  … read more
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Y1 Y2 | Writing composition | Published: 10/12/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Christmas
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The Story of the Bees and the Flies - comprehensionNew!
An inference and information retrieval reading comprehension  … read more
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Y3 Y4 | Reading comprehension | Published: 04/12/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Inference and deduction | Information retrieval – narrative
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Label and colour the Christmas picturesNew!
Children label and colour the Christmas pictures. Suitable for  … read more
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F  | Published: 04/12/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Christmas
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Christmas initial sounds - label and colour New!
A Christmas themed initial sounds worksheet.  … read more
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F | Reading word level | Published: 04/12/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Phonics | Christmas
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Christmas dot to dotNew!
A Christmas dot to dot to help children with handwriting motor  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Writing transcription | Published: 30/11/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Nelson English Skills | Oxford University Press | Partnerships | Handwriting
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Christmas paper chainsNew!
Help your children with those important motor skills while creating  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Writing transcription | Published: 30/11/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Nelson English Skills | Oxford University Press | Partnerships | Handwriting
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A letter to Father ChristmasNew!
A handwriting resource to help children develop their motor skills.  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Writing transcription | Published: 30/11/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Nelson English Skills | Oxford University Press | Handwriting
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Make a Christmas sentenceNew!
Re-order the Christmas sentences and colour the picture. Perfect  … read more
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F | Writing transcription | Published: 26/11/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Handwriting | Literacy | Christmas
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Join the matching Christmas itemsNew!
An early years matching task with a Christmas theme.  … read more
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F | Geometry | Published: 26/11/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Properties of shapes – comparing and classifiying | Christmas
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All about wolves – a comprehensionNew!
A short non-fiction comprehension on mountains suitable for KS1  … read more
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Y2 | Reading comprehension | Published: 26/11/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Information retrieval – non-fiction
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Food word and picture workNew!
A great resource around food, reading or phonics or all three  … read more
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F Y1 | Reading word level | Published: 20/11/2018 | From the resource collection(s): General phase 2 | Phase 2 | Phonics
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At the school - poetry and rhymeNew!
A great little original poem to share with Key Stage 1 pupils  … read more
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Y1 Y2 | Writing composition | Published: 20/11/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Poems on a theme | Poetry - exploring rhythm and rhyming
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Blending with letters sets 1-5
This phonics resource is for children who are working on letters  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 12/11/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Set 1 | Set 2 | Set 3 | Set 4 | Set 5 | Phase 2 | Phonics schemes | Phonics
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Blending with letters sets 1-4
This phonics resource is for children who are working on letters  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 12/11/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Set 1 | Set 2 | Set 3 | Set 4 | Phase 2 | Phonics schemes | Phonics
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The Hare and the Tortoise - poetry comprehension
Children read a classic version of the Aesop fable 'The Hare  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension | Published: 05/11/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Information retrieval – narrative | Poem based resources
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Blending with letters sets 1-2
This phonics resource is for children who are working on letters  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 05/11/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Set 1 | Set 2 | Phase 2 | Phonics schemes | Phonics
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Teachit Primary tips: 10 drama methods
10 drama ideas to support learning in your classroom.  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Spoken language | Published: 05/11/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Debate | Drama and role play
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Creating a brochure
A resource for recapping holiday activities or to share with  … read more
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Y3 Y4 | Writing composition | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Published: 30/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Advertising | Conjunctions and connectives | General | Verb tenses
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Comparing a broadsheet and tabloid newspaper
A group activity to help children to recognise and compare the  … read more
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Y4 Y5 Y6 | Writing composition | Published: 30/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Newspapers
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Choose the correct homophone
A worksheet where children need to choose the correct homophone  … read more
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Y2 Y3 Y4 | Writing transcription | Published: 30/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Homophones
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Space poetry
An original poem written for KS1. Share the poem with the class  … read more
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Y1 Y2 | Writing composition | Published: 29/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Poems on a theme | Poetry - exploring rhythm and rhyming
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The planets –a short comprehension
A short non-fiction comprehension sheet aimed at KS1, Y3 or SEND  … read more
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Y1 Y2 Y3 | Reading comprehension | Physical processes | Published: 24/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Information retrieval – non-fiction | Earth and space
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Mountains – a short comprehension
A short non-fiction comprehension on mountains suitable for KS1,  … read more
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Y1 Y2 Y3 | Reading comprehension | Published: 23/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Physical geography | Information retrieval – non-fiction
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Castles – a short comprehension
A short reading comprehension about castles. Suitable for KS1,  … read more
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Y1 Y2 Y3 | Reading comprehension | Published: 23/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Medieval Britain | Information retrieval – non-fiction
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Super-hero themed lesson activities
Every child loves superheroes! Try these creative hero-themed  … read more
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Y1 Y2 Y3 | Reading word level | Writing composition | Published: 22/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Project X Hero Academy | Oxford University Press | Character description | General
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Autumn poetry activity
An autumn poetry activity inspired by John Keats's poem 'To Autumn'.  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Writing composition | Published: 09/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Poems on a theme
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Phase 5 daily phonics – week 6
A set of daily activities for one week of phonics sessions. Revisit,  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 08/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): General phase 5 | Phase 5 | Phonics
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Phase 5 daily phonics – week 7
A set of daily activities for one week of phonics sessions. Revisit,  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 08/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): General phase 5 | Phase 5 | Phonics
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The shoe shop poetry activities
An original poem to explore different types of footwear and rhyme.  … read more
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Y2 Y3 Y4 | Writing composition | Published: 08/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Poems on a theme | Poetry - exploring rhythm and rhyming
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u phonics activities
A set of activities to teach the phoneme and grapheme 'u'.  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 08/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Set 3 | Set 4 | Phase 2 | Phonics
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Words ending in -dge spelling activity
Children practise the -dge spelling through both a fill the gap  … read more
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Y2 Y3 | Writing transcription | Published: 01/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Word groups
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ure - phonics pure gold game
A sorting game to teach the phoneme and grapheme ure (cure, sure).  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 01/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): ure | Phase 3 | Phonics
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Toys - word and picture match
A picture, word and sound match up activity based on the topic  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Toys | Published: 01/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): General phonics resources | Phonics
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Phase 5 daily phonics – week 4
A set of daily activities for one week of phonics sessions. Revisit,  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 24/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): General phase 5 | Phase 5 | Phonics
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Persuasive writing – save or spend pocket money?
A step-by-step writing task to persuade a set of twins to either  … read more
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Y4 Y5 | Writing composition | Published: 24/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Persuasive writing | Citizenship
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Lion Boy – describing the circus characters
Children learn how to add adjectives to improve their descriptive  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Writing composition | Published: 24/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Bookshelf | Character description | Lionboy by Zizou Corder
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Fly Swatting game – split digraphs (e_e )
A fun game to revise split digraph words. Children work in pairs  … read more
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Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 24/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): e-e | Phase 5 | Phonics
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qu phonics resource
A spinner game for words that contain the 'qu' grapheme and phonemes.  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 17/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Set 7 | Phase 2 | Phonics
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Phase 5 daily phonics – week 2
A set of daily activities for one week of phonics sessions. Revisit,  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 17/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): General phase 5 | Phase 5 | Phonics
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o phonics activities
A set of activities to teach the phoneme and grapheme 'o'.  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 17/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Set 3 | Phase 2 | Phonics
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Making CVC words
A PPT containing simple CVC words to unscramble. Children will  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 17/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): General phase 2 | Phase 2 | Phonics
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m phonics activities
A set of activities to teach the phoneme and grapheme 'm'.  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 17/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Set 2 | Phase 2 | Phonics
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h phonics activities
A set of activities to teach the phoneme and grapheme 'h'.  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 17/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Set 5 | Phase 2 | Phonics
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g phonics activities
A set of activities to teach the phoneme and grapheme 'g'.  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 17/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Set 3 | Phase 2 | Phonics
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Double consonant endings
A game for two children to help them to identify, recognise,  … read more
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Y1 Y2 | Writing transcription | Published: 17/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Prefixes and suffixes
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ay - find your way phonics activities
A treasure hunt activity to practise the ay phoneme and grapheme  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 17/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): ay | Phase 5 | Phonics
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Resource 6: The Week Junior – reading comprehension
A Wicked Weather Watch resource. Guided reading with questions  … read more
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Y4 Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension | Published: 10/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Wicked Weather Watch | Week 1: It's freezing here! | Physical geography
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School summer fair comprehension and poster
Children use their information retrieval skills to locate answers  … read more
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Y2 Y3 Y4 | Reading comprehension | Writing composition | Published: 10/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Advertising | Information retrieval – non-fiction
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ss phonics bingo game
A bingo game to help teach the phoneme and grapheme ss.  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 10/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Set 5 | Phase 2 | Phonics
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ear - spears phonics activity
Complete the ear word spears and read them to match to the correct  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 06/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): ear | Phase 3 | Phonics
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ur - phonics fishing game
A sorting game for real and nonsense words with the ur phoneme  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 06/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Phonics
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ear - pick a pear phonics game
A phase 5 alternative pronunciation phonics game for the ear  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 06/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): ear | Phase 3 | Phonics
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c, k and ck phonics activities
A set of activities to teach the phoneme 'c' and the graphemes  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 06/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Set 3 | Set 4 | Phase 2 | Phonics
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ue – to the venue phonics activity
Look at the pictures and blend to read the ue /yoo/ words with  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 28/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): ue | Phase 5 | Phonics
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ss - hiss or miss phonics activities
A snake themed game to discriminate between the ss sound and  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 28/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Set 5 | Phase 2 | Phonics
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r phonics activities
A set of activities to teach the phoneme and grapheme 'r'.  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 28/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Set 3 | Set 4 | Phase 2 | Phonics
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ie - pie phonics activities
Write in the missing ie sounds and blend the words to read the  … read more
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F Y1 Y2 | Reading word level | Published: 28/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): ie | Phase 5 | Phonics
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