100+ Fantastic Fun Phonics Worksheets and activities
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100+ Fantastic Fun Phonics Worksheets and activities

The phonics worksheets we have linked below will follow this format. We include the following phonics worksheets

Single Sounds and Onset and Rime Worksheets
CVC Worksheets
Long and Short Vowels Worksheets
Blends and Digraphs Worksheets
Syllable Worksheets

We have put these into collections which are also highlighted on the page where needed as well. The individual worksheets are free

How to Teach making Inferences Reading Stratagy
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How to Teach making Inferences Reading Stratagy

Inferring is a reading comprehension strategy that aims to help children and students find information that is not explicitly revealed in a text. The colloquialism would be to read between the lines. For example ”the color drained from her face” could be used to infer the character was scared or shocked. This skill teaches students to attach further meaning to the text and predict or infer author meaning

How to teach Activating Prior Knowledge
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How to teach Activating Prior Knowledge

Activating Prior Knowledge, also referred to as making connections, as a reading comprehension strategy encompasses two main ideas, it is the the enabling of students to access the relevant information they have already learnt, and to be able to identify if that information is absent and use strategies to learn it.

How to Teach Questioning Reading Comprehension
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How to Teach Questioning Reading Comprehension

Questioning as a reading comprehension strategy encourages readers to engage with the text. Using questioning strategies will help the reader understand both the meaning and the purpose of the texts they read. It is also the sign of a more developed reader, as there is less emphasis on actually reading the words, as these skills are already developed, and more focus on understanding and comprehending the meaning and intent of the text.

Resources to Teach the Visualizing Reading Comprehension Strategy.
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Resources to Teach the Visualizing Reading Comprehension Strategy.

We have over 10 different activities to teach Visualizing to children and students, the key is to encourage the use of imagination and being able to express that verbally or on paper. so to help we have  included artistic response, using drama, picture walks, imagining, arts and craft resources and many more

10 of the best Free blends and digraph games online.
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10 of the best Free blends and digraph games online.

Consonant blends and Consonant digraphs can be tricky to teach. I am a teacher and have a collection of online games from this site, Kisi phonics and Education.com, Top Marks and more that teach and practice both these phonic rules. They include digraph sort and matching games and digraph sound recognition and are suitable for all ages.

How big was the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs
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How big was the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs

The meteor that is thought to have wiped out the dinosaurs, or at least caused the conditions that did is estimated to be about 10 to 15 kilometers wide. The reason it has such a large carter of over 150km across, called the Chicxulub crater is it was a Ferrari of meteors and was travelling really fast at about 20 km per second. Which is about 72000 kilometers an hour!