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Are you looking for a highly engaging, fun and educational Christmas resource for your students, then this is the resource for you. It includes over 550 slides filled with educational value. With a contents page stating what is included, simply click on the skill you want to work on and it will take you straight to the relevant slides, as it has all been hyperlinked to save you time. When you have finished, click on the home icon and it will take you back to the contents page. For the animations to work, this resource needs to be opened in PowerPoint and needs to play through the Slideshow tab. Lots of the words are editable, so you can make them relevant for your students.

The Literacy PowerPoint covers the following for Prep- 2 classrooms. Simply delete the slides that are not relevant to your students.

  1. Phonological Awareness
  2. Spelling/ Phonics
  3. Sight words/ Irregular words (editable)
  4. Grammar
  5. Vocabulary
  6. Reading comprehension
  7. Other

The Phonological Awareness Skills targeted include:

  • Counting syllables
  • Identifying the 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th syllable in a word
  • Identifying the rhyming word
  • Finding the rhyming pairs
  • Creating rhyme
  • Alliteration
  • Phoneme Manipulation
  • Changing the vowel, first sound or last sound.
  • Adding a phoneme to the end
  • Adding a phoneme to the beginning
  • Segmenting and counting phonemes in words

The Phonics/ Spelling slides target:

  • Editable sound/ phoneme flashcards
  • Spin the spinner and say the sound
  • Long vowel/ Short vowel sort
  • Which words have a short vowel?
  • Which words have a long vowel?
  • Read the decodable nonsense words- 2 level (editable)
  • Blend- say it, write it, check it
  • Digraph- listen to it, say it, write it, check it
  • Open and closed syllables
  • Bossy e
  • R controlled syllables
  • Fluency speed reading

The sight words/ irregular words (editable)

  • Identifying the correct spelling- this or that
  • Editable sight word flashcards
  • Identify the sight word mistake and fix it.

The Grammar slides focus on:

  • Sorting nouns by person, place or thing.
  • Identifying the noun in the sentence.
  • Providing an adjective for the picture
  • Identifying the verb in a sentence.
  • Replacing a boring verb with an interesting verb.
  • Think, pair, share synonym activity
  • Synonym multiple choice
  • Pick the antonym
  • Punctuation Detective passages to fix
  • Adding in commas
  • Contraction pick
  • Order the synonyms by impact
  • Identify the complete sentence.
  • Pick the pronoun
  • Pick the correct tense word
  • Write a simile

Vocabulary slides focus on:

  • Exploring a few Christmas words
  • Definition
  • Parts of speech
  • Syllables/ Pronunciation
  • GIFS showing an example of the word
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • A chance for students to draw or write their understanding showing the word.
  • You will be able to use the template to make more if you wish.

The Reading Comprehension skills targeted

  • Finding the main idea
  • Making inferences
  • Compare and contrast
  • As well as answering simple who, what, when, where, why questions.

The resources included in the ‘other’ file include:

  • Fill in the missing letters of the alphabet
  • Christmas boggle boards
  • How many words can you make with the letters in …
  • Guess the mystery present by reading the clues.
  • Christmas jokes

5 of the sections of this PowerPoint will also be available separately on my TPT in the next week. You will save more purchasing the entire resource.

If you have any questions, please contact me on TPT.



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