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Year 1 (4-7 years) Teachers English Resource Pack

Year 1 (4-7 years) Teachers English Resource Pack


This 6 week KS1 English lesson resource pack is filled with warm-up activities, hands-on resources, videos, games and experiments. Each week's lesson is split into 3 sections - a warm-up activity, an introduction activity/video and a hands-on practice activity. The week's lesson is accompanied by a lesson plan to make it that much easier to use during class and when teaching young learners. 


In this resource pack, you can expect the following: 

🖍  Phonics Phonemes/Letter Sounds

🖍  Alternative Spelling

🖍  Consonant Blends

🖍  Tricky Words

🖍  Activities

🖍  Videos of each sound, consonant blend, tricky word and alternative spelling

🖍  Games

🖍  Printable Templates


With a specific emphasis on the Year 1 KS1 curriculum:


En1/2.1    Word Reading


En1/2.1a    apply phonic knowledge and skills as the route to decode words

En1/2.1b    respond speedily with the correct sound to graphemes (letters or groups of letters) for all 40+ phonemes, including, where applicable, alternative sounds for graphemes

En1/2.1c    read accurately by blending sounds in unfamiliar words containing GPCs that have been taught

En1/2.1d    read common exception words, noting unusual correspondences between spelling and sound and where these occur in the word


En1/3.2    Handwriting and Presentation


En1/3.2a    sit correctly at a table, holding a pencil comfortably and correctly

En1/3.2b    begin to form lower-case letters in the correct direction, starting and finishing in the right place


We hope you enjoy using these fun resources to learn more about Phonics and how to teach it!  

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