Year 1 Phonics worksheets by Subject
A trigraph is a single sound represented by three letters. Cut out these nine words and see if you can put them in the correct places in the following sentences.
A digraph is two letters that make up one sound, for example: ee, oe, ae, ie, ue. When a letter is put in between these two letters, this is a split digraph. Cut the words out and put them in the correct gaps in the sentences.
At the end of Year 1 children's reading and phonics skills are tested in the Y1 Phonics Screening Check. Look through the official past paper for 2013 to see what sort of words your child will be asked to read.
The Y1 Phonics screening check is used to test children's reading and phonics skills and what they've learnt in their first two years at school. Get an idea of what your child will be asked to do in the June test by looking through the official past paper for 2012.
Boost your child's confidence in the run-up to the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check with our mock checks, written by a KS1 teacher to mirror the official check format exactly. Packed with weird and wonderful aliens and "pseudo" nonsense words, just like the real test, they offer a great way to help your child practise reading sounds and blending them to read words.
Can you find the words below hidden in the wordsearch? Don’t forget they might be going up, down, from side to side or even diagonally! Cross them out when you’ve spotted them!
Read these words and use them to fill in the blanks in the sentences. We are practising spelling words with 'igh' and 'i_e'.
Choose a sound from two or three of the buckets and see how many words you can make.
These robots have such funny names! Can you read them?
Sammy has had a spelling test today. Some of the words he has written correctly, others he has got wrong. Can you put a tick next to the words he has spelled correctly and help him by writing the wrong words out properly below?
This worksheet focuses on breaking words into phonemes. Look at these words, then use the sound button as you read them out! Press the button underneath the word, say the sound then say the word.
Look at the pictures. Can you write the word underneath the image? Remember to pick a word with the right number of letters!
Cut out the shape below. Fold along the lines and stick the flaps down to make a cube. Then take turns to roll the die. Can you write a word that is spelled using those letters?
Look at these scary monsters! Yikes!! Can you read their names?
It’s time to use a sound button! Look at these words. Can you press the button under the sounds and say the sound? Then say the word.
Can you match the picture to the sound in the word?
Some of the sounds have disappeared from these words. Can you find the missing sound in the list on the right and draw a line to show the correct match?
Learn about phonemes: press the button and say the sound, then say the word.
Can you count the phonemes (sounds) in the words then match the number card to the word?
Your child will do lots of phonics learning at school – so why not use games to help them put their new skills into practice at home? Our Phonics games learning pack, created by a KS1 teacher (and parent), offers ten games and activities to choose from. Everything you need to start playing, from instructions to game boards and a sound die, is included in your download – print off your bingo counters, sharpen your pencils and have some fun!