Short Vowels

Short Vowels

Play this game with your child: Write two consonants at the top of a piece of paper (like c_t, p_g, etc.) and plug in different vowels to make words that are real and made up.
It is important for students to be able to identify the vowel sounds in CVC words. Make it fun by playing games! Try writing two consonants on the board (like c_t, p_g, etc.) and plugging in different vowels to make words that are real and made up.
Missing Vowels
Worksheet
Missing Vowels
Help your child learn vowels and improve his spelling skills with this printable year one worksheet.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Missing Sound: Short Vowel practise
Worksheet
Missing Sound: Short Vowel practise
Use this short vowel worksheet to help your budding reader identify short vowel sounds.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Sort the Short Vowels
Worksheet
Sort the Short Vowels
Give them lots of practise sorting short vowel sounds using this fun sorting worksheet.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Circle the Short Vowel
Worksheet
Circle the Short Vowel
Help your students review short vowel sounds as they identify which sound is in each word.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Which Picture Shows the Short Vowel?
Worksheet
Which Picture Shows the Short Vowel?
Help your year one student get lots of practise identifying short vowel sounds as they complete this fun worksheet!
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Short I or Short U?
Game
Short I or Short U?
Name that vowel! Kids must sort short vowel words to pack up for school.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Game

Measurement: Weight and Capacity

Measurement: Weight and Capacity

Make comparisons between things that are heavy and light to help your child understand the concept of weight.
When introducing the concepts of weight and capacity, it is important to introduce vocabulary such as "heavy" and "light."
Comparing Weights
Worksheet
Comparing Weights
Do you know how much you weigh? Introduce your kindergartener to the concept of measurement by weight with this fun comparison worksheet.
Year one
Maths
Worksheet
Colour & Compare Weights of Objects
Worksheet
Colour & Compare Weights of Objects
Beginning measurement starts with relative sizes and weights; this worksheet asks your child decide which object is heavier and adds coloring into the mix!
Year one
Maths
Worksheet
Estimating Volume
Worksheet
Estimating Volume
Help your child practise his skills with volume with this printable worksheet, which asks him to estimate how much liquid things can hold.
Year 2
Maths
Worksheet
Measuring Volume: How Much Liquid Can it Hold?
Worksheet
Measuring Volume: How Much Liquid Can it Hold?
Help your child practise his skills with volume with this printable worksheet, which asks him to measure how much liquid items can hold.
Year 2
Worksheet
Draw It: Heavy or Light
Worksheet
Draw It: Heavy or Light
Help your year one students practise identifying which items are heavy and which are light with this worksheet.
Year one
Maths
Worksheet
Comparing Quantities Quiz
Game
Comparing Quantities Quiz
Kids compare different quantities and practise counting in this colorful quiz.
Year one
Maths
Game
Heavier or Lighter?
Lesson plan
Heavier or Lighter?
Fill ‘em up! This lesson teaches students to compare how much different containers can hold. Get ready for some overflowing fun!
Year one
Maths
Lesson plan
Can you compare?
Lesson plan
Can you compare?
In this fun hands-on lesson, students will get introduced to comparing heavy and light objects. This can be used as a stand alone lesson or pre-lesson for the **Heavier or Lighter** lesson plan.
Year one
Maths
Lesson plan

Shared Reading

Buddy Reading

Try reading a book with your child in a new way: read every other page, then have your child read the rest.
Have students read just right reading books together. Encourage students to set up a plan for how to read the book together, such as reading with one voice or taking turns reading one or two pages.
Phonics With The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Lesson plan
Phonics With The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Caterpillars and the hard C sound come together in this colorful lesson. With help from the ever-popular *The Very Hungry Caterpillar* by Eric Carle, students will learn about metamorphosis while developing their phonics skills.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Linking Letter Sounds
Lesson plan
Linking Letter Sounds
In this caterpillar-focused lesson plan, students will practise identifying words that begin with the letter C, while learning about the metamorphosis of a butterfly. This can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for your ELs.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Make a Mini Story Book: My Friend
Worksheet
Make a Mini Story Book: My Friend
Featuring a story about a cat and mouse who make friends, this make-it-yourself mini book offers tons of reading (and coloring!) fun.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Find the Letter D: Hey Diddle Diddle
Worksheet
Find the Letter D: Hey Diddle Diddle
Help your child improve his reading with this printable phonics worksheet, which is all about finding the letter D in a nursery rhyme.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Frog and the Ox
Worksheet
The Frog and the Ox
This story teaches students a moral and helps strengthen their sentence building skills.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Five Toes Nursery Rhyme
Worksheet
Five Toes Nursery Rhyme
This worksheet helps introduce students to detail reading through a nursery rhyme.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Clouds: Level B
Story
Clouds: Level B
Your beginning reader can study science and reading in this levelled book from the education experts at Education.com.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Story

Blending Words

Blending Words

Have your child sound out all the letters in a word to help spell it. Make sure they do this multiple times as they write the word.
When students are spelling words in their writing, instruct them to say the word several times. Make sure they are listening to all the sounds as they write it.
Build a Word
Worksheet
Build a Word
This construction zone is all about building words! Sound out the word to help you spell it out.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Building Sight Words
Worksheet
Building Sight Words
Get your word building hammers ready! These words need to be finished. Can your little speller help?
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Word Building practise
Worksheet
Word Building practise
Welcome to the word construction zone! Your little reader will practise putting the letters of the alphabet to use building words.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Healthy Adventures: practising Syllables
Lesson plan
Healthy Adventures: practising Syllables
Clap along to pictures of vegetable-themed cartoons as your students learn about phonological awareness. Get ready to "chop" up words as you prepare them to be served.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Letter Roll Reading: Blending Sounds
Lesson plan
Letter Roll Reading: Blending Sounds
Read and roll! This interactive game can be used as an engaging activity or an assessment tool that allows you to easily monitor your students’ ability to blend phonemes together to create words.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
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