A pack of great activities to use on an Interactive Whiteboard or on the computer.
Lots of interactive learning activities to cover Phase 2 of the Letters and Sounds scheme
Also contains full instructions for using each Power Point
A Power point presentation for each letter or grapheme in Phase 2- each Power point shows the letter and lets the children listen to the sound, then shows the letter formation, then shows some words and pictures with the sound and finally has some interactive slides for the children to click on the pictures with the initial sound.
Practising letter recognition
A set of Power point for the children to practise each letter as it is shown:
Set 1- say the letter as it is removed from the magic hat
Sets 1-2- say the letters as the spiders appear on the web with a letter on each one
Sets 1-3- Say the letters on each planet as the alien spaceship flies past them
Sets 1-4- Say the sounds on the fish as they swim through the ocean
Sets 1-5- Practise all of the sounds in phase 2 by clicking on each card to reveal the next one
Teaching blending for reading
Four Power points for children use the sound buttons to read each word:
Practising blending for reading- 1
Set 1-2- What’s in the hat- Read the word as it is revealed from the magic hat and choose the correct picture
Set 1-3- Read the jungle words and choose the correct picture but don’t choose the wrong word or you will be growled at by the angry lion!
Set 1-4- Two Power Points where children can choose a word from a choice of 5 and then they read the word and choose the correct picture
Set 1-5- Read the words on the bees and choose the correct picture on the flowers
Practising blending for reading- 2
Three Power Points similar to the buried treasure games:
Set 1-2- Read the word on the falling apple and put it into the bin if it is not a proper word or into the basket if it is a proper word
Set 1-4- Watch the parrot dig up a gold coin and read the word on the coin. If it is a proper word it can go in the treasure chest but if it is not a proper word then children need to choose to put it into the bin
Set 1-5- Read the word on the gold coin given to you by the pirate and give the coin to the hungry shark to eat if it is not a proper word or put it in the treasure chest if it is a real word
Three Power Points using phoneme frames to sound-talk the words and choose the correct letters:
1- VC words- listen to the word and choose the correct letters
2- CVC words- listen to the word and choose the correct letters
3- CVC words with pictures for children to sound-talk the word to their friends and then write on their own phoneme frames (a printable version is included) before revealing the word on the Interactive Whiteboard
Six Full Circle Power Points- the teacher reads out the word from a list for the children to write and then clicks on the next box on the Power Point to reveal the word for the children to check- each changed letter is highlighted each time
1- A Power Point for teaching the tricky words in Phase 2
2- Reading tricky words in stars- click on the word when the children read it to reveal the next word
3- Read each tricky word on the balloons before the balloons disappear
4- Matching tricky words- read the word on the bears’ honey pot and choose another honey pot with the same word- don’t choose the wrong pot or the bear will get angry!
5- Writing tricky words- watch as the robot sends the word along the conveyor belt, the children can then read the word before it is hidden. When the children have written the tricky word on their whiteboards the word can be revealed again for the children to check their answers
Four Power Points for the children to read the high- frequency word and then a sentence with that word highlighted and then further practice of quickly reading the words at the end
Three Power Points where children read the caption and then choose the correct picture to match it
Set 1-4 words
Set 1-4 words + to, the
Set 1-5 words + to, the, no, go
Two Power Points which show a picture and a selection of words. Children need to read the words and then decide which order the words come in to make a caption for the picture.