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Digraph: 'ew' cloze activity

Digraph: 'ew' cloze activity

Introducing the "ew" digraph to young learners can be an engaging and effective way to enhance their spelling skills. Here are some benefits of teaching "ew" words and digraphs:Benefits of teaching 'ew' words and digraphs:Phonemic awareness: Learning about digraphs like "ew" helps children develop their phonemic awareness by recognising that two letters together create a single sound.Spelling patterns: Understanding digraphs introduces students to specific spelling patterns, helping them become more proficient spellers.Reading fluency: Recognising digraphs contributes to improved reading fluency as students become more confident in decoding words.Vocabulary expansion: Introducing new words with the "ew" sound enhances vocabulary and comprehension skills.

Age: 5 - 6
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Digraph: 'oy' cloze activity

Digraph: 'oy' cloze activity

Teaching young learners about digraphs, like the 'oy' sound, is an essential part of developing their literacy skills. A digraph is a pair of letters that come together to represent a single sound. The 'oy' digraph is commonly found in words like "boy," "toy," and "enjoy." By introducing students to digraphs, you're providing them with tools to decode and spell words more effectively. Let's explore the benefits of teaching 'oy' words and how to introduce them through a worksheet.Benefits of teaching 'oy' words and digraphs:Phonemic awareness: Learning digraphs helps students recognise and understand specific sounds within words, enhancing their phonemic awareness.Spelling proficiency: Mastering 'oy' words improves students' spelling skills and empowers them to tackle more complex words.Reading fluency: Recognising digraphs leads to smoother and more fluent reading as students become more adept at blending sounds.Vocabulary growth: Exposure to 'oy' words expands students' vocabulary and comprehension of various texts.Encourage students to complete the fill-in-the-blank sentences using the 'oy' words provided.

Age: 5 - 6
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Digraph: 'ur' cloze activity

Digraph: 'ur' cloze activity

How will this spelling worksheet help pupils?By using words in sentences, pupils can see how the spelling words are used in real-life situations. This helps them understand the meaning and context of each word, making it easier to remember and apply them correctly.Reading and understanding the sentences improve language comprehension skills. Pupils learn to identify subject-verb agreement, word order, and punctuation while reinforcing their spelling skills.

Age: 5 - 6
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Year 1 Using the prefix un–

Year 1 Using the prefix un–

Using the prefix un-By practicing words with the "un-" prefix, pupils will expand their vocabulary. They will learn how adding the prefix changes the meaning of a word, creating new words with an opposite or negating effect. This worksheet promotes vocabulary development, reading skills, critical thinking, and confidence in language usage. 

Age: 5 - 6
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Digraph: 'or' cloze activity

Digraph: 'or' cloze activity

Let's practise the 'or' sound!Reading sentences using "or" sound words helps children develop their reading comprehension skills as they understand the meaning and context of the sentences as a whole. Seeing and reading "or" sound words within sentences can reinforce children's spelling skills by helping them recognise and remember the correct letter combinations to represent the sound. Use this handy worksheet to help build your child's confidence and enjoyment in reading. There are eight fill-in-the-blank sentences for children to complete including these words: horn, horse, storm, corn, born, sort, fork, and port.

Age: 5 - 6
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Cloze activity - 'ar' digraph

Cloze activity - 'ar' digraph

'ar' digraphChildren use the words from the word list to complete the sentences. This printable features words with the r-controlled vowel sound /är/ spelled ar. Words include: car, shark, park, far, card, farm, jar, and star. Use this worksheet in the classroom or at home to help children practise their reading and spelling.

Age: 5 - 6
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Short 'oo' digraph - Complete the sentences

Short 'oo' digraph - Complete the sentences

Short 'oo' digraph cloze activityStudents read and write the correct 'oo' word to complete the sentences. There are eight sentences to complete. This engaging worksheet can be used in the classroom or at home. 

Age: 5 - 6
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Digraph: 'oa' cloze activity

Digraph: 'oa' cloze activity

How will this resource help young learners?Phonics reinforcement: This handy worksheet focuses on the "oa" sound, allowing young learners to practice recognising and associating the sound with specific letter combinations. This reinforces their phonics skills and helps them become more familiar with the corresponding sound.Vocabulary expansion: By engaging with words containing the "oa" sound, younger learners are exposed to new vocabulary. They learn new words which expands their vocabulary and helps them build a foundation for reading and comprehension.Reading practice: This English activity provides an opportunity for young learners to practice reading words with the "oa" sound in a fun and engaging way. They can read the words out loud, improving their reading fluency and building confidence in their reading abilities. There are eight sentences for children to complete.

Age: 5 - 6
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The 'igh' sound - Cloze activity

The 'igh' sound - Cloze activity

The 'igh' sound - Cloze activityReading sentences that incorporate familiar words provides opportunities for young learners to develop their vocabulary, comprehension skills, phonics knowledge, and reading fluency. This worksheet includes eight sentences for children to complete using words with the 'igh' sound. Use this engaging activity in the classroom or at home. 

Age: 5 - 6
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Digraph: 'ee' cloze activity

Digraph: 'ee' cloze activity

How will this worksheet help my child? Reading sentences using "ee" sound words helps children develop their reading comprehension skills as they understand the meaning and context of the sentences as a whole. Seeing and reading "ee" sound words within sentences can reinforce children's spelling skills by helping them recognise and remember the correct letter combinations to represent the sound. Use this handy worksheet to help build your child's confidence and enjoyment in reading. There are eight fill-in-the-blank sentences for children to complete including these words: feet, see, sweet, cheese, tree, keep, queen, and bee.

Age: 5 - 6
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Digraph: 'ai' cloze activity

Digraph: 'ai' cloze activity

Digraphs: ai cloze activity This handy worksheet will help young learners practice reading while reinforcing their understanding of words with the "ai" sound. There are eight fill-in-the-blank sentences for children to complete including these words: paint, tail, chain, train, snail, rain, sail, and brain. 

Age: 5 - 6
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Spelling word search - a/e/i/o/u sounds

Spelling word search - a/e/i/o/u sounds

Spelling word search - Short vowel soundsThis engaging activity focuses on words containing the vowel sounds: A, E, I, O, and U. The grid is filled with a variety of words that highlight these specific sounds. This word search can be used as a supplementary tool during phonics/spelling lessons or as a fun activity to assess students' vowel sound knowledge. Encourage students to search for words horizontally and vertically within the grid.

Age: 5 - 6
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Year 1 Spelling Practice (set 6)

Year 1 Spelling Practice (set 6)

How will this worksheet help my child?Word searches are an enjoyable activity for children. The interactive nature of searching for words in a puzzle format makes spelling practice more engaging and exciting for young learners. There are 5 words hidden in the puzzle for children to find. This activity can be used in the classroom or at home.  

Age: 5 - 6
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Year 1 Spelling Practice (set 5)

Year 1 Spelling Practice (set 5)

Year 1 spelling worksheetThis handy year 1 worksheet promotes vocabulary development, sentence construction, and comprehension skills. There are six fill in the blanks sentences for children to complete using the correct words from the spelling list. 

Age: 5 - 6
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Year 1 Spelling Practice (set 4)

Year 1 Spelling Practice (set 4)

Year 1 spelling activityBy filling in the blanks with the appropriate word, students reinforce their understanding of subject pronouns, verb tenses, and possessive pronouns. This exercise helps develop sentence construction skills and language comprehension. This year 1 spelling worksheet can be used in the classroom or at home.

Age: 5 - 6
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Year 1 Spelling Practice (set 3)

Year 1 Spelling Practice (set 3)

Year 1 spelling activityThese sentences allow students to practice using words like "come," "some," "one," "once," "ask," "friend," "school," and "put" in meaningful contexts. The exercise promotes vocabulary development, sentence structure, and comprehension skills. Students 'Look, Say, Cover, Write and Check' each spelling word by completing the table. 

Age: 5 - 6
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Year 1 Spelling Practice (set 2)

Year 1 Spelling Practice (set 2)

How will this resource help my child?These sentences provide opportunities for students to practise using possessive pronouns ("your," "they," "he," "me," "she," and "we") and the negation word "no." By filling in the blanks with the appropriate word, students reinforce their understanding of pronouns, express ownership, and learn to form sentences in a meaningful context.

Age: 5 - 6
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Year 1 Spelling Practice (set 1)

Year 1 Spelling Practice (set 1)

Year 1 Spelling PracticeThis handy English activity involves fill-in-the-blank sentences for 5-6-year-old students. It aims to reinforce their understanding and usage of common words such as "the," "a," "do," "to," "today," "of," "said," and "says." The exercise can be used by educators to promote language skills, including vocabulary, grammar, and sentence construction. 

Age: 5 - 6
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