Chester the Chimp - 'ch'
Chester the Chimp is a phonics story that allows your children to learn new ‘ch’ words.
Once the children have read the story, they can answer the questions on the activity card.
The children must complete the sentences by adding in the missing ‘ch’ words. They must also add in the capital letters and full stops to work on their punctuation skills.
Sharon the Shark - 'sh'
The children are challenged to add in the full stops to ensure the story flows. There are 6 full stops to add in and 16 ‘sh’ words to find within the story.
In the activity card, the children must complete the sentences by adding in the missing word. The children can write the sentences out in their book and add in the capital letters and full stops.
Theo the Thief
This is a short story (told in the 1st person narrator) about a thief called Theo. Theo steals whatever he can but does he take it too far this time?
Your class will read the story and begin to identify the different ‘th’ words in the story. Once they have read the story and understood the main points they should be given the task card to complete the sentences.
Challenge your HA children by giving them the activity card without the story and give your LA children to story to help them. You may also want to consider reading the story depending on the readers.
Off on Holiday - 'igh'
This is a printable resource and activity card aimed to develop understanding of the ‘igh’ sound.
You children must read a story and answer the questions on the activity card.
The children must complete the sentences by finding the words in the story.
Off on Holiday - 'igh' - More Challenging
This is a more challenging version of the resource above. You class will be challenged by a more advanced vocabulary and activity card.
Some of the questions will require a deeper understanding of words and phrases, which improves their reading for meaning skills.
Red Riding Hood - 'oo'
This resource retells the beginning of the Little Red Riding Hood story. The children must read the story and add in the capital letters and full stops.
In addition to the story, there is also an activity card that requires your children to complete the sentences by adding in capital letters, full stops and the ‘oo’ words.
Handmade Food by Mrs Hood - 'oo'
This is a phonics story about a lady called Mrs Hood. Mr Hood is a fisherman who spends time away from home. Bored in the house, Mrs Hood looks for a job. Will she find her dream job?
This phoneme spotter activity focuses on the ‘oo’ sound. The children must read through the story and underline the ‘oo’ words.
Once the children have finished reading the story, they must then complete the sentences using the information from the story.
Pete the Sheep - 'ee'
Pete the Sheep spends his day in a field getting his feet muddy. Some of the other sheep are mean to Pete but one friendly sheep helps Pete clean his feet.
This phoneme spotter activity focuses on the long ‘e’ sound using ‘ee’ and ‘ea’ words.
The children must find all the long ‘e’ words and then complete the sentences using the word bank at the bottom of the activity card.
This is a great phonics resource to introduce your Foundation/Early KS1 children to ‘ee’ and ‘ea’ words.
Joan the Goat - 'oa'
Joan is a goat who lives near a castle. One day Joan decides she wants to float her yellow boat on the moat around a castle. Does Joan get to float her boat or does Joan end up disappointed?
This is a phonics story that focuses on the long ‘o’ sound and ‘oa’ words. Your class must read the story of Joan the Goat and find the different ‘oa’ words. Remind the children that they need to underline a word only once – this helps reduce duplication should they copy the words out to practise spelling.
The children must then complete the sentences on the activity card by adding in the ‘oa’ words. Challenge the children and take the story from them to see if they can remember. You can also hide the word bank at the bottom to extend your more able children.
Royal Roy - 'oy' and 'oi'
Royal Roy is a young prince who is forever annoying the staff in the castle by singing loudly and destroying things. One day, little Roy received a gift and a note from his dad. Will the note change the type of king Roy will be?
This is a fantastic resource that introduces your class to a range of ‘oy’ and ‘oi’ words. The children will read through the short story and underline all of the ‘oy’ and ‘oi’ words.
On the activity card, the children are challenged to answer the questions by remembering the events in the story.